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In today’s featured cartoon, Andy Davey refers to how the Russian invasion of Ukraine has threatened food supply in Europe, Africa, and Asia which rely largely on grain exports from the farmlands of Ukraine, also known as the ‘breadbasket’ of the world.
Carlos Latuff draws on the recent meeting between Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and US billionaire Elon Musk during which the former called Musk’s attempted takeover of Twitter “a breath of hope”. “How about this new logo for a new Twitter,” Bolsonaro can be seen asking Musk while pointing towards a bird resembling the logo of Twitter, but with a Hitler-like moustache. “Looks good,” Musk responds.
With the UK experiencing “double-digit supply chain inflation”, Peter Brookes illustrates the pressure mounting on Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, to keep the soaring cost of living in check.
Kevin Siers delivers a sharp take on the “great replacement theory”, a far-right conspiracy theory that argues that Western elites, especially Jews, are bringing in immigrants to replace Caucasians. Experts believe that the theory has led to hate crimes, including attacks on ethnic and religious minorities in many countries.
Brian Adcock draws on Tory MP Rachel Maclean’s controversial remarks on how those in the UK struggling with rising costs should consider working more hours or getting a job that pays more.