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:

Quaker United Nations Office

A Quaker star with olive branches either side.

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Questioning

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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Romanian Communist Party

This is the logo of the Romanian Communist Party that ruled Romania from 1965-1989. It was known as the Romanian Workers Party from 1948-1965.

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Sabot

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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Seal of Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh is one of 28 primary states that make up the governmental divisions of modern-day India.

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Seal of Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh is one of 28 primary states that make up the governmental divisions of modern-day India.

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Seal of the United States Senate

The Seal of the United States Senate is the seal officially adopted by the United States Senate to authenticate certain official documents. Its design also sometimes serves as a sign and symbol of the Senate, appearing on its official flag among other places. The current version dates from 1886, and is the third seal design used by the Senate since its inception in 1789. The use of the seal is restricted by federal law and other regulations, and so is used sparingly, to the point that there are alternate, non-official seal designs more commonly seen in public.

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Socialist Unity Party

This is the logo of the Socialist Unity Party that ruled the German Democratic Republic from 1949-1989

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South Yemen Flag

This is the flag of the former People's Democratic Republic of Yemen(South Yemen) that existed from 1967-1990

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Starry Plough

The significance of the banner was that a free Workers Republic of Ireland would control its own destiny from the plough to the stars and the sword forged into the plough would mean the redundancy of war with the establishment of a Socialist International.

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Symbol of the Communist Party of China

According to the Article 53 of the CPC constitution, "the Party emblem and flag are the symbol and sign of the Communist Party of China."

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Symbol of the United Russia Party

This is the logo of the United Russia party, the largest party in the country.

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