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Tory vows to ease cost of living, campaign for energy bill payers’ strike in UK gathers steam

The best international cartoons of the week, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

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The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or on social media, and are credited appropriately.

In today’s featured cartoon, Dave Brown plays on the Tory leadership pledging action to help ease the rising cost of living. Lizz Truss, one of the two contenders to succeed Boris Johnson as UK Prime Minister, continues to insist that she would press ahead with tax cuts, despite claims that they would fuel inflation, already forecasted to top 13 per cent.

Carlos Latuff | Twitter @LatuffCartoons

Cartoonist Carlos Latuff pays tribute to one of Brazil’s most notable humourists and television stars, Jô Soares, who died Friday at the age of 84 in São Paulo.

Harry Burton | Twitter @HBtoons

Harry Burton takes a dig at the rising electricity bills that are becoming a burden on consumers in the UK. Meanwhile, a campaign calling for energy bill payers’ strike, to force the government to reduce burden on consumers, has gathered pace.

Adam Zyglis | Twitter @adamzyglis

Adam Zyglis refers to Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. While US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi received a hero’s welcome in Taiwan, her visit brought condemnation and threats of a military response from China, further straining relations between Washington and Beijing.

Andy Davey | Twitter @DaveyCartoons

Andy Davey’s illustration refers to the stark inflation warning in the UK. While UK leadership points to ‘real and fast’ solutions in tackling issues with the economy, the Bank of England has predicted that inflation will hit 13.3 per cent in October — the highest rate in over 42 years.

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