• Egypt: Battle of Opinions

    Egypt: Battle of Opinions

    For the last week, our newsroom has been flooding with cartoons about the events in Egypt. The issue has sparked a battle of opinions, with some clear fault lines. On the blog, we identify the major divisions by looking at the cartoons that have been sent to us.

    18 Aug 2013
  • Partnership: Hollandse Hoogte

    Partnership: Hollandse Hoogte

    Hollandse Hoogte is a well-known Dutch photo agency that supplies images to newspapers, magazines and organisations, in the Netherlands and around the world. Cartoon Movement is very excited to be partnering with Hollandse Hoogte, making all our cartoons available via their distribution channels.

    16 Aug 2013
  • New Shirt Design: Ecstasy of Power

    New Shirt Design: Ecstasy of Power

    We have added a new design to our t-shirt webshop based on this cartoon by Shahrokh Heidari. There is a disturbing link between psychopathy and leadership.

    15 Aug 2013
  • The Burka Avenger

    The Burka Avenger

    A cartoon that recently launched in Pakistan is about a girl donning a burqa at night to fight evil as a superhero. It was created by Pakistani pop star Haroon, in part because of extremists shutting down girls' schools. It's not exactly editorial cartoons, but it does once again prove the power of visuals to incorporate social messages, such as the importance of education.

    13 Aug 2013
  • Interview with Sampsonia Way

    Interview with Sampsonia Way

    CM's main editor Tjeerd Royaards talks to Sampsonia Way about the concept of more than one truth and the dilemmas of uncensored free speech: 'These are really difficult issues. I’m not saying I won’t ever censor anything on Cartoon Movement, but I’d like not to.' Read the full interview here.

    09 Aug 2013
  • Book Promotion

    Book Promotion

    We try to limit the amount of promotion we do, but since we still have some boxes of cartoon books left in storage, we thought we'd get away with a tiny bit of it to for those interested in obtaining a copy from our dwindling supply. Read more about what we think is one of the best cartoon collections out there.

    08 Aug 2013
  • New Shirt Design: Psychological Violence

    New Shirt Design: Psychological Violence

    We have added a new design to our t-shirt webshop. Many women fall victim to abuse, physical as well as psychological. Image by Cuban artist Falco.

    06 Aug 2013
  • Demon-Cratic Singapore

    Demon-Cratic Singapore

    Carol Hill, the global cartoon editor for PRI's the World, talks to Leslie Chew, a cartoonist from Singapore who is facing court because of his work. Chew is the creator of 'Demon-Cratic Singapore', which is published on Facebook. Listen to the interview here.

    02 Aug 2013
  • 'Cartoons Are Like Medical Records'

    'Cartoons Are Like Medical Records'

    On the blog, we talk to Indonesian cartoonist Doddy Iswahyudi. To find out more about cartooning in Indonesia (and to learn why cartoons are like medical records), go read the full interview.

    01 Aug 2013
  • Limits to What We Publish?

    Limits to What We Publish?

    Two cartoons opposing gay marriage that were uploaded recently to the website had us seriously debating if there are limits to what we allow in our newsroom. We decided we prefer discussion above censorship. Read more about our editorial policy on the blog.

    30 Jul 2013
  • New Shirt Design: Interfaith Dialogue

    New Shirt Design: Interfaith Dialogue

    We have added a new design to our t-shirt webshop. Dialogue is possible when there is common ground. Cartoon by Italian artist Giacomo Cardelli.

    26 Jul 2013
  • New Cartoonist: Fabian Sotolongo

    New Cartoonist: Fabian Sotolongo

    We're not sure how many cartoonists there are in Cuba, but many of them are keen to join Cartoon Movement. This week we welcome Fabian Sotolongo. Who knows, Cuba might be the first country in the world where every professional cartoonist is also a member of our community.

    24 Jul 2013
  • Interview with Burmese Cartoonist

    Interview with Burmese Cartoonist

    This year, we were pleasantly surprised to get an application from Myanmar (formerly known as Burma). This fledgeling democracy is not a place where you would expect to find policital cartoonists. All the more reason to talk to Burmese cartoonist Kyaw Thu Yein to find out more. Read the full interview on our blog.

    22 Jul 2013
  • New Cartoonist: Halit Kurtulmus Aytoslu

    New Cartoonist: Halit Kurtulmus Aytoslu

    Halit Kurtulmus Aytoslu is a cartoonist and painter from Turkey. In 2011, he received a Citation for Excellence from the United Nations Political Cartoon Award. You can see more of his work on his blog.

    19 Jul 2013
  • Interview with Payam Boromand

    Interview with Payam Boromand

    Payam Boromand lives and works in a country that's not often associated with political cartoons: Iran. We talk to him to find out what it's like to be a cartoonist in Iran, and also to learn more about the way he works. Read the full interview on our blog.

    18 Jul 2013