Despite the vast architecture of detrimental policies enacted after 9/11, many flew under the radar of the media and the general public. Perhaps the most harmful resulting policy implemented is the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System, which allowed the ongoing, state-sanctioned persecution of a range of non-white Americans.
There are Columbus statues and place names around the United States; only George Washington has more infrastructure named after him. As more people continue to become historically literate, the continued existence of these tributes has become more controversial and offensive to larger segments of the population.
Growing Season's comics exploration of the links between public health, race and food policy continues with "The Sixth Mass Extinction," in which we meet Claire Pentecost, an artist who works with food and soil and has watched as the drive to wipe out bacteria has taken a toll on public health. It's our first strip with Canada-based comics creator and journalist Laura Ķeniņš.