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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Jan. 22, 2015!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Jan. 22, 2015!

Thursday, January 22, 2015  |  Staff

On this week's reflective Independent comics page: The K Chronicles wonders what hell looks like; This Modern World looks at the Charlie Hebdo backlash against cartoonists; Jen Sorenson ponders the race and the Charlie Hebdo aftermath; and Red Meat gets into some new livestock feed.

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Community Voices: The Menstruation Sensation Workshop Will Address the Stigma of Periods

Community Voices: The Menstruation Sensation Workshop Will Address the Stigma of Periods

Thursday, January 22, 2015  |  Jazmin Martinez

There is a stigma that often comes from women talking about menstruation publicly. And the shame happens in many ways.

Last year, the online publication Jezebel published an article titled called “ What Life Is Like When Getting Your Period Means You Are Shunned .” It profiled the life of a 16-year-old...

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Ask a Mexican: Why Don't Better-Off Mexicans Immigrate to the United States?

Ask a Mexican: Why Don't Better-Off Mexicans Immigrate to the United States?

Wednesday, January 21, 2015  |  Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican: I have a hard time believing that the immigrants we see at Home Depot are the best Mexico has to offer. Why can’t we entice more cream-of-the-crop of Mexicans to come up north? (Mexico has the richest man in the world, so someone has to be doing something right.) Are the laws fucked up...

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The Potted Desert Garden: Rethink Your Patio's 'Collecting' Spots

The Potted Desert Garden: Rethink Your Patio's 'Collecting' Spots

Tuesday, January 20, 2015  |  Marylee Pangman

Check out the pesky raised-bed garden above. This is what I call a “collection area”—a shady spot, a place close to a door, or any other convenient place to drop items on the way to or from the house.

These garden areas tend to become places for collections of things we’ve abandoned. We intend to lea...

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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Jan. 15, 2015!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Jan. 15, 2015!

Thursday, January 15, 2015  |  Staff

On this week's reflective Independent comics page: Jen Sorenson, The K Chronicles and This Modern World all reflect on the horrible Charlie Hebdo murders, while Red Meat suffers from the effects of a camping trip gone wrong.

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Know Your Neighbors: Yo Soy Coachella!

Know Your Neighbors: Yo Soy Coachella!

Wednesday, January 14, 2015  |  Anita Rufus

The horrific massacre in Paris at Charlie Hebdo , the satirical magazine that generated much of its reputation via provocative cartoons , has united much of the world in standing against terrorism, saying, “Je suis Charlie!” (“I am Charlie!”)

Our outrage at terrorist tactics by radicals, of course, is j...

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