Story: Magazines and periodicals

Criticising capitalism

Criticising capitalism

Tomorrow magazine was founded by the artist and political leftist Kennaway Henderson. He was a gifted cartoonist and used his magazine to critique and satirise politicians and the establishment. This 1934 cartoon represents capitalists as charlatans who trick the poor. It was images like these that led to the magazine being accused of subversion and closed down by the government. 

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Tomorrow, 12 September 1934, p. 9. (S-L-1272-9)
Cartoon by Kennaway Henderson

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How to cite this page:

Ben Schrader, 'Magazines and periodicals - Art and literary magazines, 1930 to 1950', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 April 2024)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 22 Oct 2014, updated 1 Apr 2020