In Theory: On the question of martyrdom

Pope Francis this month visited Seoul, South Korea, where he beatified 124 Korean martyrs, Catholics who were killed in the 18th and 19th centuries for standing up for their religion when the Joseon Dynasty was bent on bringing a halt to Western influence on the Korean Peninsula. “They challenge us to think about what, if anything, we ourselves would be willing to die for,” the pope said.

Cartoonist Bert Ring

News-Press Cartoon: Geo Listening

News-Press Cartoon: Geo Listening

Bert Ring gives his thoughts on the continued use of Geo Listening by Glendale Unified. The company watches the public social media posts of students, keeping an eye out for instances of bullying, depression, or thoughts of suicide.

Leader Cartoon: Ice bucket challenge

Bert Ring gives his take on the recent crazy over the "ice bucket challenge" and proposed rate hikes.

News-Press Cartoon: Continuing to wait

As the legal challenges to Glendale's Comfort Women statue begin to die down, cartoonist Bert Ring gives his thoughts about the aftermath.





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