The Sorensen Monologues

Archive for May 6th, 2013

Fly Air Air

Reference material for this cartoon: this piece about children growing up in the toxic clouds of Beijing. If ever there was a warning sign for humanity to change its ways, this would be it.

“Comic Strip of the Day” blogger Mike Peterson has written an eloquent post about this cartoon and the well-worn path of industrialists escaping the fallout from industrialization. I’m on the road right now, so I’ll pass the mic to Mike for further thoughts on the issue.

Jen Sorensen is a cartoonist for Daily Kos, The Nation, In These Times, Politico and other publications throughout the US. She received the 2023 Berryman Award for Editorial Cartooning from the National Press Foundation, and is a recipient of the 2014 Herblock Prize and a 2013 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award. She is also a Pulitzer Finalist.



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