Detail of a cartoon by Rob Rogers, who was sacked after 25 years  on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette because his cartoons were regarded by his employers as targeting Trump disproportionately and as too critical of him
Cartoonists take on Trump
  • Books
  • November 8, 2018, 10:12

At times when politics becomes surreal – and they are by no means rare times – words fail us and we need cartoons or other forms of satire to give exp(...)

Weekend in . . . Rio de Janeiro
  • Travel
  • October 17, 2015, 05:00

For decades, Rio de Janeiro has evoked a distant fantasyland of skimpy bathing suits and Carnival spectacle wedged between the sea and a riotous up(...)

Eaten green matzo balls are soon forgotten, so the Loyal League of Yiddish Sons of Erin had to be represented by the American Federation of Labour & Congress of Industrial Organisations headquarters, on Broadway, an organisation once headed by the Dublin-born and Jewish Michael Mann, who also chaired LLYSE meetings there. Photograph:  Olivia Barry

The existence of an organisation called the Loyal League of Yiddish Sons of Erin had somehow passed me by until this week. But as I now know, such a p(...)