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2020, huh! The year in politics as observed by Australia's funniest and most perceptive political cartoonists. Fires, pestilence, lockdowns, unemployment, international tensions - now is not the time for jokes! Nah. Laughing in the face of anxiety and horror is our best defence against despair. And this is no time to give our leaders a leave pass for their crimes, misdemeanours, and incompetence. We need the penetrating satirical intelligence and the dark, challenging humour of our political cartoonists more than ever. Featuring Dean Alston, Peter Broelman, Pat Campbell, Andrew Dyson, John Farmer, First Dog on the Moon, Matt Golding, Fiona Katauskas, Mark Knight, Jon Kudelka, Sean Leahy, Johannes Leak, Alan Moir, David Pope, David Rowe, John Spooner, Andrew Weldon, Cathy Wilcox, and more ...

 

Details

ISBN: 9781922310019
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 192
Publication Date: 1 Nov 2020
Publisher: Scribe Publications
Publication City, Country: Carlton North, Australia
Dimensions (cm): 19.9(H) x 18(L) x 1.4(W)
Weight (gm): 406

 

Author Biography

Russ Radcliffe created the annual Best Australian Political Cartoons series in 2003. His other books include- Man of Steel- a cartoon history of the Howard years in 2007;Dirt Files- a decade of Australian political cartoons in 2013; andMy Brilliant Career- Malcolm Turnbull, a political life in cartoons in 2016. Russ has edited collections from some of Australia's finest political cartoonists, including Matt Golding, Judy Horacek, Bill Leak, Alan Moir, Bruce Petty, John Spooner, and David Rowe, and curated several exhibitions, including Moments of Truth, Dirt Files, and Suppositories of Wisdom. In 2013, Russ was awarded the Australian Cartoonists Association's Jim Russell Award for his contribution to Australian cartooning.
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