Sponsored by



Claytoonz: Regime change for Russia?

During a speech he was giving in Poland, President Joe Biden improvised and said, “For God’s sake, this man cannot remain in power.” He was talking about Vladimir Putin. After he said it, everyone lost their (minds) because it’s never official U.S. policy to remove foreign leaders…except when it is.... Read more»

 1 2 3 4 >  Last »

U.S. to accept 100,000 Ukrainian refugees, levy more sanctions on Russia

The White House announced a wave of new sanctions against Russia on Thursday while pledging to send more humanitarian assistance to Ukraine and welcome up to 100,000 refugees. ... Read more»

Zelensky reminds Congress of Pearl Harbor and 9/11 in pleading for U.S. help for Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday invoked the Pearl Harbor attacks ahead of World War II and the 9/11 terrorist attacks, while urging the United States to do more to stop the Russian war against his country. ... Read more»


Hellertoon: Ukraine's deflating hopes for no-fly zone

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has repeatedly called for NATO countries to institute a "no-fly zone" over his embattled nation. He addressed the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, invoking memories of the Pearl Harbor and 9/11 attacks to evoke sympathy as Russian rockets continue to batter Ukraine.... Read more»


Claytoonz: Mr. Zelensky goes to Washington

As Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky virtually addressed Congress today, I wondered, “What did they do with Lauren Boebert, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Matt Gaetz, Louie Gohmert, and Madison Cawthorn? For that matter, how dare any member of the Republican Party attend who had refused to impeach Donald Trump for his attempt to extort the Ukrainian president?... Read more»

400 kilometers in these shoes: Realities of war in Ukraine

More than 1 million Ukrainians are now refugees, having left their homes as Russia invaded. Hundreds of thousands more are displaced inside that country, such as Veronika, who told the Tucson Sentinel her family's story.... Read more»


Claytoonz: Riding with Zelensky

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky went from being an actor, the voice of Ukraine's version of Paddington Bear, and the winner of the first season of Ukraine’s Dancing with the Stars (that’s a thing?) to being the man inspiring his nation to fight.... Read more»

A new Cold War emerging as Russia launches full-scale invasion of Ukraine

The Russian invasion places Ukraine at the center of a struggle reminiscent of the Cold War when Germany and its capital city Berlin were split in two, dividing Western democracy and Russian communism - this time the ideological battle lines will be between democracies and autocracies.... Read more»

Russians in Arizona look on with dismay, sadness at invasion of Ukraine

Russian immigrants and longtime Arizona residents react with sadness and embarrassment for Russia as weeks of Russian aggression and "political games" culminated in Thursday’s invasion of Ukraine.... Read more»

New U.S. sanctions on Russia target banks, high-tech imports

The United States and Western allies stepped up economic sanctions on Russia, limiting Russia’s ability to use international currency while freezing roughly $1 trillion in assets held by Russian banks and also halting U.S. exports to Russia of products used for high-tech industries.... Read more»


Claytoonz: Stable genius Trump calls Putin savvy

Donald Trump is Putin’s puppet. He is Putin’s poodle. Donald Trump can’t get over his man-crush on Vladimir Putin.... Read more»

CC BY-NC 2.0" title="Street art in London in 2014.">

Guest opinion

What do we care if Putin invades Ukraine? What if we don’t?

The invasion of Ukraine by Russia, and the ensuing and needless slaughter of thousands of soldiers and civilians, seems all but inevitable now. “So, what do I care?” some of us may be asking ourselves. “It’s not our fight.”... Read more»


Hellertoon: Constraining Putin's appetite for Ukraine

While Russian leader Vladimir Putin continues to rattle his sabre and threaten to invade Ukraine, the U.S. and NATO have said they'll use every economic lever available to deter aggression.... Read more»

'We must do our part to mitigate climate change'—The military’s pollution problem

The United States and other countries have said they are committed to reducing military emissions - a major producer of greenhouse gases, with more emissions than many industrialized nations - but there is no consistent methodology and reporting requirement for emissions.... Read more»

FactCheck: Generals contradict Biden on Afghanistan advice

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Gen. Mark Milley and Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, commander of U.S. Central Command, contradicted President Joe Biden’s claim last month that top military advisers didn’t recommend keeping a residual force in Afghanistan. ... Read more»

Trump is donating ventilators to countries that don’t need or can’t use them

Nearly 8,000 ventilators are destined for foreign countries as part of Trump’s plan to make the U.S. “king of ventilators.” But public health experts worry the machines are crowding out more urgently needed aid.... Read more»

 1 2 3 4 >  Last »