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Independence Educational publishers UK produce Issues a series of high quality cross-curricular resource books for secondary school students. Six new books in the series have just been published: Poverty, Body image, Animal rights, Racism, Ageing and Understanding sexual health. Each book includes a number of cartoon illustrations by cartoonists Angelo Madrid and myself. Some examples of my illustrations are shown below.

Today’s cartoon for Pro Bono news.

A cartoon illustrating an article on the Culturico website: The explanatory Failure of ‘Luck’ by Steven D. Hales. Contrasting ‘lucky’ Donald Trump, born into wealth and privilege, with ‘unlucky’ Frederick Douglass, born into slavery; the point is made that ‘instead of passively dismissing life outcomes as matters of luck, we should work towards making those nations and cultures truly equitable ones for all‘.

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Oxfam Australia is halving its full time staff. ‘The charity, which delivers aid internationally as well as in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Australia, pointed to ongoing financial issues and a persistent decline in overseas aid budgets from before the outbreak of COVID-19.’ read the post on the Pro Bono website here.

Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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‘Over 3 million Australians locked into poverty’, today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon – see the post Australia’s hunger crisis leaving vulnerable women without food.

 

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It is Homeless Prevention Week. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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‘A federal minister’s call to put a “positive spin” on homelessness has been slammed by community groups, who warn this is a backwards approach to tackling the crisis’. Read more of Luke Michael’s post here on the Pro Bono website. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.