John Cole’s Tennessee: Pork project

By: - August 10, 2022 10:00 am
Editorial cartoonist John Cole illustrates federal agents' refusal to unseal documents related to abuse of immigrants in a Grainger County slaughterhouse raid.

Editorial cartoonist John Cole illustrates federal agents’ refusal to unseal documents related to abuse of immigrants in a Grainger County slaughterhouse raid.

A 2018 Grainger County slaughterhouse raid has resulted in several lawsuits against federal agencies for the alleged mistreatment — including physical abuse — of immigrant workers. Editorial cartoonist John Cole offers his take.

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John Cole
John Cole

John Cole's political cartoons on Tennessee topics appear in the Tennessee Lookout weekly. He is currently the staff cartoonist for the editorial pages of The Times-Tribune in Scranton, PA. Prior to this, he enjoyed a nearly 20-year run with The Herald-Sun in Durham, NC. His award-winning work is internationally syndicated by Cagle Cartoons.

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