Editorial Cartoons

Selected editorial cartoon from the News-Register Viewpoints section.

Prevalence of stereotypes makes Asian women especially vulnerable

By KAREN LEONG and KAREN KUO Arizona State University Asian American women understand that the alleged murderer of eight people in Atlanta was acting in keeping with a culture filled with racialized ...

Bladine: Story resurfaces with a vengeance

Linfield Professor Daniel Pollack-Pelzner wanted another bite of the apple in his campaign to discredit Linfield University President Miles Davis. He didn’t get just one, but a whole bushelful. Our ...

Gibson: Risks from coronavirus far greater than any danger from vaccination

By DR. SCOTT GIBSON Earlier this week, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised local and state governments to put administration of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine on hold ...

Means: Baseball’s decision to drop Atlanta shows potential of corporate action

By BENJAMIN MEANS University of South Carolina Major League Baseball knows how to exert leverage over local lawmakers. More than 100 companies, including Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines and Coca-Cola, ...

Hall: Liberals overreacting to Georgia election reform

By BILL HALL McMinnville As I received my edition of the April 9 News-Register, I was totally blindsided — although, truth to tell, not entirely surprised —  by the reprinting of the ...

Peter Chee: Behind the mask

For Asians in America, the threat — and the fear — is real On the outside, I presented myself like I would any other day for work. I socially distanced. I made small talk about ...

Jeb Bladine: The race is on in ‘Vaccine Games’

In 10 days, all Oregonians age 16 and over will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations. The race to herd immunity is on. Frustrations will soar without promised increases in vaccine allocations, but those ...

Secondhand clothing market transforming fashion industry

By PROFESSORS HYEJUNE PARK and COSETTE MARIE JOYNER ARMSTRONG Of Oklahoma State University A massive force is reshaping the fashion industry — secondhand clothing. According to a new report, the ...

Franken: Jim Crow returns in new guise

By BOB FRANKEN Former CNN Reporter Jim Crow is not a real person. He’s a fictional character invented by a white guy for demeaning performances in minstrel shows. But for generations of Black Americans, ...

Laven: Big chickens rig the voting in Georgia

By WIM LAVEN Political science professor When I first moved to Georgia, I received a quick education on a different way of life. As an icebreaker for my first day of teaching at Kennesaw State, I asked ...

Kulla: Reform Oregon land use to make system fair and just

One foundation of society entails property rights. It starts with the right to do what you want with your land. The flip-side is the right to not have a neighbor’s protected activities extend past ...

Rutledge: GOP must restore its roots in principled conservatism

By STEVE RUTLEDGE  “What hath the light to do with the darkness?” asked the apostle Paul. In 1972, my parents took their only trip abroad together. They traveled to Denmark and Norway ...

Jeb Bladine: Three reminders of local good works

Sometimes we take people for granted – like they will be around, doing good things, forever. We do that despite daily reminders it just isn’t true. Too often, those reminders result from an ...

Company isn’t the ogre it’s been made out to be

By RICH LOWRY Syndicated columnist This past year was a terrible one for the American worker. But there was one notable bright spot, courtesy of one of the tech firms in the crosshairs of regulators ...

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