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In today’s featured cartoon, Dave Brown comments on how UK’s Christmas season is anything but joyful, rife with rampant surge of Covid-19, strict lockdowns and incompetent governance.
Brian Adcock takes a potshot at the never-ending Brexit saga with the UK and European Union struggling to agree to a deal even after nine months of talks and negotiations.
Peter Brookes designates Jacob Rees-Mogg, leader of the UK House of Commons, as a modern-day ‘Scrooge’ for accusing UNICEF of “playing politics” after the international organisation started a food programme to help feed children in the UK.
Bob Moran comments on the vicious circle that UK’s politicians were trapped in, in terms of their Covid-19 strategy of strict lockdowns that allegedly have little to no scientific backing.
Max Gustafson shows how class and privilege inform social distancing norms.
Carlos Latuff illustrates the struggles of Brazil’s public health institutions as they face-off against the Covid-19 pandemic as well as the bizarre fake news spread by President Jair Bolsonaro on vaccines. Bolsonaro suggested that Covid vaccines will turn people into crocodiles and that women are also likely to grow beards after inoculation.