Political Symbols Page #7
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.
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The Theosophical Society is an organization formed in 1875 to advance theosophy. The original organization, after splits and realignments, currently has several successors.
Three finger salute
Originally used in the Hunger Games in protest of the government, it is used in many countries in Asia to protest oppression,
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.
United Communist Party of Turkey
This is the logo of the United Communist Party of Turkey that was created in 1990 and banned in 1991. The United Communist Party of Turkey was created by the merger of the Turkish Communist Party and the Worker's Party of Turkey.
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.
While the letter "W" is not considered part of the standard Italian alphabet, the character is often used in place of Viva (hooray for...).
The symbol of the Weather Underground Organization.
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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