The Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius is the latest victim of yet another oil spill disaster, which will most likely destroy its delicate marine ecosystem. The ship MV Wakashio, carrying nearly 4,000 tons of fuel, ran aground on a reef and started leaking his cargo into the ocean.
Everything’s okay! Our governors say… and in the meantime the coronavirus pandemic explodes again.
Some use our planet like an ATM. They withdraw what they need and have a good time. And that’s not sustainable.
One side effect of the lockdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic is that the unsustainability of mass tourism became evident.
What do you think might happen if, in the middle of a pandemic, when every country is battling against a deadly virus and the tennis season has been halted, you organize a tennis tournament tour? World n.1 tennis champion Novak Djokovic has the answer: “We were wrong and it was too soon,” because what happensContinue reading “Double fault”
Donald Trump behavior during #blacklivematters protests says it all When you incite hatred and violence, when you use police and military to crash minorities, when you are supposed to lead a country and instead you lobby for power and money. It is there, right under your nose.
A Minneapolis police officer chocked to death George Floyd kneeling on his neck, while three other colleagues were holding him still and he was screaming “I can’t breath”. We coexist with this day-to-day banal evil, made of good family guys, good neighbors, good citizens that are, instead, beasts and monsters inside, and can kill withoutContinue reading “Bend the Knee”
On Sunday’s front page of The New York Times, instead of articles, pictures, etc., there was simply a list: a list of people whose lives were lost to the coronavirus pandemic.
I was supposed to prepare an illustration for an editorial cartoons contest this afternoon, but I got the news that Ezio Bosso, Italian composer, musician and orchestra director, passed away. Then I remembered what a friend of mine and cartoonist, Tjeerd, told me about editorial cartoons: “If the news you read makes you angry, that’sContinue reading “Ezio Bosso passed away”
Coronatrash: a cartoon about the coronavirus and its side-effects, such as the risk of polluting the environment even more with single-use face masks and gloves