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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for May 25, 2017!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for May 25, 2017!

Thursday, May 25, 2017  |  Staff

On this week's unimpeachable weekly Independent comics page: This Modern World masterfully compares a presidency of old to our current situation; Jen Sorenson wonders why members of the media treat democracy as partisan; The K Chronicles gets felt up on an airplane; Red Meat forgets the safe word; and...

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Ask a Mexican: Can You Explain the Origins of These Anti-Mexican Slurs?

Ask a Mexican: Can You Explain the Origins of These Anti-Mexican Slurs?

Wednesday, May 24, 2017  |  Guillermo Prieto

Dear Mexican: Not too long ago, you answered a question about the anti-Mexican slur “greaser,” and then I read the info you provided for “illegal” and the N-word.

I was wondering if you could break down for us “beaner,” “wetback” and “spic,” too. What are their definitions historically? Who “invented...

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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for May 18, 2017!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for May 18, 2017!

Thursday, May 18, 2017  |  Staff

On this week's Israeli-intelligence-free weekly Independent comics page: Apoca Clips shows the Trumpster creating his own police force; Red Meat has weight issues; Jen Sorenson wonders what will finally wake up Republicans; The K Chronicles speaks in tongues; and This Modern World examines what happen...

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Know Your Neighbors: A Double Standard—Relationships Between Older Women and Younger Men Continue to Raise Eyebrows

Know Your Neighbors: A Double Standard—Relationships Between Older Women and Younger Men Continue to Raise Eyebrows

Wednesday, May 17, 2017  |  Anita Rufus

The French have always enjoyed a reputation for being much more blasé about matters of amour than Americans, yet the election of new French President Emmanuel Macron, 39, has been accompanied by publicity on his wife, Brigitte—and the fact that she’s 64 and his former high school teacher.

Older men wit...

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Ask a Mexican: Why Do People Randomly Use—and Not Use—Accent Marks Over Spanish Words?

Ask a Mexican: Why Do People Randomly Use—and Not Use—Accent Marks Over Spanish Words?

Wednesday, May 17, 2017  |  Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican: The St. Louis area is less than 3 percent Latino, and less than 4 percent of St. Louisans are immigrants. This is very, very, low, and it actually makes St. Louis look pretty bad.

Why does everyone here feel like they have a say in the illegal-immigration discussion?

Gaga for Gibson

Dear ...

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