Herman Duarte, a Costa Rican representative for Arbitrator Intelligence shares insights on freedoms of political cartoonists in Latin America.
Political Comedy articles on Democracy Chronicles
This Political Comedy section highlights the best and worst from the great wide world of political satire, using the power of laughter to expose corruption and buttress democracy. Also see our Democracy Artists section or our articles on Political Art.
Comedians are helping run Ukraine. President Volodymyr Zelensky has surrounded himself with advisers from his old comedy troupe.
Political cartoons on Trump were often rejected by newspapers as editors became increasingly wary of publishing opinion cartoons.
Malaysian authorities are harassing Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque over a cartoon in which the cartoonist allegedly mocked a regional minister.
Our guests this week offer a framework for effective nonviolent organizing by trapping authority figures between a rock and a hard place.
Science misinformation is difficult to detect. However, a solution can be found in humor according to a new scientific study.
Myanmar’s authorities arrested the country’s best-known comedian as part of the crackdown on nationwide protests against junta rule.
Belarus’ political crisis has spread to this year Eurovision contest as its entry is about to be disqualified due to its controversial song choice.
Protests erupted in Bangladesh over the death of Mushtaq Ahmed, a crocodile farmer and satirical writer, detained in May 2020.
Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat) was interviewed by Vanity Fair on the protecting American democracy and humiliating Giuliani