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Andy Singer -- Latin America -- USA -- Gosh ... What Am I Gonna Do About This Refugee Problem?
Andy Singer -- Latin America -- USA -- Gosh ... What Am I Gonna Do About This Refugee Problem?
Digital CollectionStreet Art Graphics
TitleAndy Singer -- Latin America -- USA -- Gosh... What Am I Gonna Do About This Refugee Problem?
CreatorAndy Singer
Time Span2013
Geographic LocationCalifornia, United States
LanguageEnglish
Classgraphic arts
Typesticker
DescriptionThis political cartoon illustrates the damage and social instability that intervention by the United States in Latin American politics and government has produced. Uncle Sam is portrayed pointing a gun at a border patrol officer and Latin American refugees. Beneath their feet, refugees are shown fleeing Latin America via Mexico into the U.S. Border.
SubjectUncle Sam (symbolic character); United States -- armed forces; soldiers; refugees; emigration and immigration; refugee children; refugee families; United States -- foreign relations -- Latin America; border security -- Mexican-American Border Region; imperialism; militarism; war; helicopters; bombs; weapons; guns; political cartoons; speech balloons
References"About Andy Singer: Andy Singer is co-chair of the Saint Paul Bicycle Coalition and a professional cartoonist and illustrator. He's the author of four books including his latest, 'Why We Drive, ' which examines environmental, land use and political issues in transportation. You can see more of his cartoons at http://www.andysinger.com/ and you can learn more about the Saint Paul Bicycle Coalition at http://www.saintpaulbicyclecoalition.org/" -- streets mn website; http://www.andysinger.com/index.html; http://www.everydaycitizen.com/2012/02/an_interview_with_cartoonist_a.html; "Uncle Sam is a popular U.S. symbol usually associated with a cartoon figure having long white hair…and dressed in striped trousers. His appearance is derived from two earlier symbolic figures in American folklore—Brother Jonathan and Yankee Doodle. Uncle Sam…[was] used …to represent the United States by U.S. cartoonists from the early 1830s to 1861. One of the most familiar treatments in the 20th century was shown in James Montgomery Flagg's World War I recruiting poster, also used in World War II, for which the caption read, I Want You.'" -- The Encyclopedia Britannica website
NotesCollected at the Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair in 2013. "The Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair is an annual event for people interested and engaged in radical work to connect and learn through book and information tables, workshops, panel discussions, skillshares, films and more! We create an inclusive space to introduce new folks to anarchism, foster productive dialogue between various political traditions and anarchists from different milieus, and create an opportunity to dissect our movements' strengths, weaknesses, strategies, and tactics." -- Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair website Contact Us: You can email the Book Fair Committee at bayareabookfair@gmail.com Find us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/BayAreaAnarchistBookFairps://bayareaanarchistbookfair.wordpress.com/
RightsPlease see http://www.stlawu.edu/gallery/copyright/.
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