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Referendum

Referendum

“True, people may be consulted via a referendum!  But . . . what if they vote the wrong way?” “Then, it definitely falls to us to fix the damage!” Juan Kalvellido is a Spanish cartoonist.  Translation by Yoshie Furuhashi (@yoshiefuruhashi | yoshie.furuhashi [at] gmail.com).  Cf. Greece; “Amazing!  These lawmakers absolutely refuse to listen to the […]

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The Master Class

The Master Class

“. . . and they won’t stop till we all become slaves grateful to be able at least to eat, twice a day.” Juan Kalvellido is a Spanish cartoonist.  Translation by Yoshie Furuhashi (@yoshiefuruhashi | yoshie.furuhashi [at] gmail.com). | Print

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Devastating Logic

Devastating Logic

We have to massacre them all to prevent them from killing people with impunity. Juan Kalvellido is a Spanish cartoonist.  Translation by Yoshie Furuhashi (@yoshiefuruhashi | yoshie.furuhashi [at] gmail.com). | Print

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The Six Mercenaries

Spain: All for One and a Few against All

The Six Mercenaries All for One and a Few against All Cf. “Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero and the highest leaders of trade unions and employers signed . . . at the Moncloa Palace the economic and social accord to face the crisis.  The photo of the pact, featuring the six “musketeers” joining their […]

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At Your Age

At Your Age

“At your age, I was already working.” “And, at your age, grandma, I’ll be still working.” Juan Kalvellido is a Spanish cartoonist.  This cartoon was first published in Kaos en la Red on 1 February 2011; it is reproduced here for non-profit educational purposes.  Translation by Yoshie Furuhashi (@yoshiefuruhashi | yoshie.furuhashi [at] gmail.com).  Cf. Kalvellido, […]

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Spain: The State of Dis-Unions

Spain: The State of Dis-Unions

Well-known Do-nothings’ GalleryUGT: Whatever you vote for, we’ll be with you!CCOO: Yeah, what he said!UGT: Of course, that’s already taken into account! Juan Kalvellido is a Spanish cartoonist.  Translation by Yoshie Furuhashi (@yoshiefuruhashi | yoshie.furuhashi [at] gmail.com).  Cf. LibreRed, “Contra el ‘pensionazo’” (22 January 2011); Nigel Davies, “Spain Passes Pension Reform with Union Backing” (Reuters, […]

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J27: No to the Bonfire of Pensions!

Spain: Stop the Bonfire of Pensions!

J27: No to the Bonfire of Pensions! Let them pay for the crisis themselves! Juan Kalvellido is a Spanish cartoonist.  Translation by Yoshie Furuhashi (@yoshiefuruhashi | yoshie.furuhashi [at] gmail.com).  Cf. LibreRed, “Contra el ‘pensionazo’” (22 January 2011); “Spain’s cabinet is expected to approve a pension reforms bill on Friday in another step to show investors […]

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Crisis!

Crisis!

“Crisis?  What crisis?  Every time they say we are in crisis, we pay, the same as usual.” — Kalvellido The day when all the businessmen commit collective suicide . . . I’ll believe that crisis thing. Juan Kalvellido is a Spanish cartoonist.  Translation by Yoshie Furuhashi (@yoshiefuruhashi | yoshie.furuhashi [at] gmail.com). | Print

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Help Unwanted

Help Unwanted

“When I was 20, they told me I must have experience.  Now that I have experience, they tell me they’re looking for a 20-year-old.” Juan Kalvellido, born in Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain in 1968, is a working-class cartoonist who has never stopped believing in revolution.  He currently lives in Fuengirola, Málaga, Spain.  Translation by Yoshie Furuhashi […]

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Spain at World Cup

Spain at World Cup

General strike, benefit cuts, pension freezes, starvation, wars?  Crisis, what crisis? Repeat after me: We Can Win the World Cup!  We Can Win the World Cup!  We Can Win the World Cup!  We Can Win the World Cup!  YES WE CAN! Juan Kalvellido, born in Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain in 1968, is a working-class cartoonist who […]

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$O$

Socialist $O$ in Spain

$O$ Will exchange lifetime socialist jacket for lifetime Popular Party jacket Juan Kalvellido, born in Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain in 1968, is a working-class cartoonist who has never stopped believing in revolution.  He currently lives in Fuengirola, Málaga, Spain.  This cartoon was published by Rebelión on 18 May 2010.  Translation by Yoshie Furuhashi (@yoshiefuruhashi | yoshie.furuhashi […]

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Take Aim

Take Aim

Always aim at ideals! Juan Kalvellido, born in Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain in 1968, is a working-class cartoonist who has never stopped believing in revolution.  He currently lives in Fuengirola, Málaga, Spain.  This cartoon was published by TeleSur.  Translation by Yoshie Furuhashi (@yoshiefuruhashi | yoshie.furuhashi [at] gmail.com). | | Print

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Kambio

Free Election

“The change was for the worse, or, in the best cases, nothing changed.” Free election of masters abolishes neither the masters nor the slaves. — Herbert Marcuse Juan Kalvellido, born in Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain in 1968, is a working-class cartoonist who has never stopped believing in revolution.  He currently lives in Fuengirola, Málaga, Spain.  The […]

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