Diario de Oaxaca, México

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Editorial Sexto Piso, 2009 - Art - 354 pages

Artist and cartoonist Peter Kuper decided to take a yearlong sabbatical from George W. Bush’s United States and move his family to the city of Oaxaca. But what began as a pleasant trip was disrupted by the teachers’ strike of 2006 and by the violent governmental repression that ensued, making headlines around the world.

El dibujante y caricaturista Peter Kuper decidió tomarse un año sabático de los Estados Unidos de George W. Bush y mudarse con su familia a la ciudad de Oaxaca. Lo que comenzó como un apacible plan se vio trastocado cuando estalló la huelga de maestros en 2006 y la feroz represión gubernamental que desató un conflicto que dio la vuelta al mundo.

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About the author (2009)

Peter Kuper is a cofounder and editorial board member of political graphics magazine World War 3 Illustrated and a teacher who has taught at New York's School of Visual Arts and Parsons The New School for Design. Best known for drawing Mad magazine's Spy vs. Spy comic since 1997, he has also illustrated covers for Newsweek and Time magazines. He is the author of the graphic novel Sticks and Stones, which won the New York Society of Illustrators gold medal, and his autobiography, Stop Forgetting to Remember. He lives in New York City.

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