Political Symbols

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Political symbolism is symbolism that is used to represent a political standpoint. The symbolism can occur in various media including banners, acronyms, pictures, flags, mottos, and countless more. For example, Red flags have traditionally been flown by socialists, left-wing radicals, and communist groups to represent the "blood of the workers". Black flags have traditionally been flown by anarchism, and left-wing radicals to represent the absence of all oppressive structures. A combination of the two colors in a black flag represents social anarchism, such as anarchist communism and anarcho syndicalism.

Symbols in this category:

Indian National Lok Dal Party Symbol - Spectacles

Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), a political party in India, in the state of Haryana is the principal opposition party in Haryana.

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Iron Front Symbol

The Iron Front (German: Eiserne Front) was an anti-Nazi, anti-monarchist, and anti-communist paramilitary organization formed in Germany on 16 December 1931.

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Jammu & Kashmir National Conference Symbol - Plough

The Jammu & Kashmir National Conference is a State political party in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Janata Dal (United) Symbol - Arrow

Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) is a political party in India with political presence mainly in Bihar and Jharkhand.

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Kenya African National Union

The Kenya African National Union, better known as KANU, is a Kenyan political party that ruled for nearly 40 years after Kenya's independence from British colonial rule in 1963 until its electoral loss in 2002. It was known as Kenya African Union before being renamed in 1960.

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Ku Klux Klan's (KKK) emblem

The Ku Klux Klan (KKK), or simply "the Klan", is the name of three distinct past and present movements in the United States that have advocated extremist reactionary currents such as white supremacy, white nationalism, and anti-immigration, historically expressed through terrorism aimed at groups or individuals whom they opposed.

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Lok Janshakti Party Symbol - Bungalow

The Lok Janshakti Party is a state political party in the state Bihar, India.

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Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party Symbol - Lion

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) (Marathi: महाराष्ट्रवादी गोमंतक पक्ष) was Goa's first ruling party after the end of Portuguese colonial rule in 1961.

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This political party was called the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle which was abbreviated as PDI Perjuangan. The Pancasila-based Party as stipulated in the Preamble of the 1945 Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia with the soul and spirit of its birth on June 1, 1945. The Party's identity is Nationality, Democracy and Social Justice. The character of the Party is mutual cooperation, democratic, independent, unyielding and progressive revolutionary.

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Pirate Flag

The Jolly Roger as a black flag with skull and bones has recently gained a popularity among anarchists.

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Questioning sexuality symbol

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Raised Fist

The raised fist (also known as the clenched fist) is a symbol of solidarity and support.

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Red Flag

The red flag is often seen in combination with other communist symbols and party names. The flag is used at various communist and socialist rallies like May Day, or used in a red bloc. The flag, being a symbol of socialism itself, is also commonly associated with non-communist variants of socialism.

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Red star

The five-pointed red star is a symbol of communism as well as broader socialism in general. It is sometimes understood to represent the five fingers of the worker's hand, which run the five continents; or it is understood to symbolize the five entities "classes" of socialist society: workers, farmers, intellectuals, soldiers, and youth.

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The sabot or wooden shoe (also known as clog) was used symbolically by anarchists in the 19th and early 20th century, although it has largely faded from use since then.

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