Posts Tagged ‘Dan Murphy’

Design & politics & newspapers who fire cartoonists for mocking pipeline companies

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

Well it’s the last day of 2012, the end of another alarming year in a string of alarming years. These are not times to be proud of in Vancouver, in British Columbia or especially in Canada.

Still, the First Nations-led movement known as Idle No More is a sign of hope that Prime Minister Stephen Harper is in serious trouble.

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Cartoonist Dan Murphy’s spoof of proposed BC pipeline

Monday, July 9th, 2012

By cartoonist Dan Murphy of the Vancouver Province newspaper (which pulled it after he posted it). Hilarious.

“Jobs”… or not. This oil pipeline proposal is the worst deal ever for B.C., with all the benefit going to China and corporations. It offers nothing close to adequate compensation for B.C. in the event of a pipeline or a tanker spill, and all this in return for a paltry number of jobs, not to mention no significant share in the profits.

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