Political Symbols

This page lists all the various symbols in the Political Symbols category.

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:

The Republican Party Logo

The current GOP logo, incorporating the Republican elephant.

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The Republican Party Symbol

The traditional mascot of the party is the elephant.

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The Stasi Seal

The Ministry for State Security (German: Ministerium für Staatssicherheit, MfS), commonly known as the Stasi (abbreviation German: Staatssicherheit, literally State Security), was the official state security service of the German Democratic Republic or GDR, colloquially known as East Germany.

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The UK Labour Party Symbol

This is the UK Labour Party Logo under Kinnock, Smith and Blair's leaderships

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The Victor Sybmol

The victor symbol (Spanish: víctor or vítor) is an emblem that is painted on the walls of some Spanish and Latin American universities to commemorate students who have received the degree of doctorate.

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Theosophical Society

The Theosophical Society is an organization formed in 1875 to advance theosophy. The original organization, after splits and realignments, currently has several successors.

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Topfreedom Symbol

Topfreedom is a cultural and political movement seeking to advance gender equality by the recognition of the right of women and girls to be topless in public on the same basis that men and boys are permitted to be bare chested.

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United People's Freedom Alliance

The United People's Freedom Alliance is a political alliance in Sri Lanka. The current leader of the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) is Maithripala Sirisena and Wiswa Warnapala is the general secretary of UPFA.

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Viva!

While the letter "W" is not considered part of the standard Italian alphabet, the character is often used in place of Viva (hooray for...).

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Weather Underground

The symbol of the Weather Underground Organization.

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Wolfsangel

The Wolfsangel is a German heraldic charge inspired by historic wolf traps, consisting of two metal parts and a connecting chain. The top part of the trap, which resembled a crescent moon with a ring inside, used to be fastened between branches of a tree in the forest while the bottom part, on which meat scraps used to be hung, was a hook meant to be swallowed by a wolf.

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