"Paul Szep's pen is the editorial equivalent of a cruise missile" Matt Lauer, host of NBC's "Today Show"
Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and chief editorial cartoonist at The Boston Globe from 1967 – 2001, Paul Szep has been described as a pioneering cartoonist with “scathing wit and a drawing style that turns editorial cartoons into pieces of art.” Awards include the international Thomas Nast Prize, two Society of Professional Journalists’ Sigma Delta Chi prizes, a National Headliner Award and National Cartoonists Society awards for editorial and sport cartooning. He has also been a contributor to Golf Digest, authored a handful of books and is a Harvard University Fellow.
Category Archives: International
Just 15 months after he was named as heir-apparent, Kim Jong Un was officially dubbed the “Great Successor” on December 19th, when state media finally reported his father’s death. Nominally, at least, that puts North Korea’s 24 million people, many of whom are so destitute they supplement their meagre maize-based subsistence with grass and whatever [...]
Can German chancellor Angela Merkel engineer a rescue for Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, as he faces EU leaders over his plans for a controversial referendum on the eurozone bailout. French president Nicolas Sarkozy and Merkel met with Papandreou for nearly three hours of emergency talks in Cannes this week.
A study by Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies estimates that the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan have cost 225,000 lives and up to $4 trillion in U.S. spending.
Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hague said the defection of Libya’s former Foreign Secretary Moussa Koussa to Britain would encourage others close to Muammar Gaddafi to abandon the Libyan leader.
President Obama condemned Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s concessions to protesters as inadequate and warned against a violent crackdown, aligning himself squarely with the protesters in his strongest criticism of the Egyptian government to date, suggesting a deepening divide between the White House and the Egyptian leader. The United States has provided Egypt more than $60 billion in mostly military aid since the late [...]
Italian prosecutors demand Premier Silvio Berlusconi be put on immediate trial over accusations he paid for sex with a 17-year-old Moroccan girl and used his influence to try to cover it up. The Italian leader blasted the “disgusting” action, saying it aimed to discredit his government. Berlusconi said prosecutors had smeared not his name but [...]