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.

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All India United Democratic Front Symbol - Lock and Key

All India United Democratic Front also known as AIUDF (Assamese: সৰ্ব ভাৰতীয় সংযুক্ত গণতান্ত্ৰীক মৰ্চা;Sarba Bharatiya Sanyukta Ganatantric Marcha) is a state political party oroginating from the Indian state of Assam, India.

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Anarchy Symbol

Anarchy has more than one definition. Some use the term "anarchy" to refer to a society without a publicly enforced government or violently enforced political authority. When used in this sense, anarchy mayor may not be intended to imply political disorder or lawlessness within a society.

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Arunachal Congress Symbol - Two Daos Intersecting

Arunachal Congress is a regional political party in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh.

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Bharatiya Janata Party Symbol - Lotus

The Bharatiya Janata Party (About this sound pronunciation (help·info); translation: Indian People's Party; abbreviated BJP) is one of the two major parties in the Indian political system, the other being the Indian National Congress.

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Black Cat

The black cat, also called the "wild cat" or "sabot-cat", usually with an arched back and with claws and teeth bared, is closely associated with anarchism, especially with anarcho-syndicalism. It was designed by Ralph Chaplin, who was a prominent figure in the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). As its aggressive stance suggests, the cat is meant to suggest such ideas as wildcat strikes, sabotage, and radical unionism.

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Black Cross

The Anarchist Black Cross organization's primary goal is to eliminate all prisons.

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Black Flag

The black flag, and the color black in general, have been associated with anarchism since the 1880s. Many anarchist collectives contain the word "black" in their names. There have been a number of anarchist periodicals entitled Black Flag.

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Black Rose

The black rose is a symbol of anarchist movements.

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Blue Sky with a White Sun

The Blue Sky with a White Sun serves as the design for the party flag and emblem of the Kuomintang (KMT), the canton of the flag of the Republic of China, the national emblem of the Republic of China (ROC), and as the naval jack of the ROC Navy.

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Communist Party of India (Marxist) - Hammer Sickle & Star

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) (abbreviated CPI(M) or CPM; Hindi: भारत की कम्युनिस्ट पार्टी (मार्क्सवादी) Bhārat kī Kamyunisṭ Pārṭī (Mārksvādī)) is a left-wing Marxist political party in India.

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Communist Party of India Symbol - Ears of Corn & Sickle

The Communist Party of India (CPI) (Hindi: भारतीय कम्युनिस्ट पार्टी Bhāratīya Kamyunisṭa Pārṭī) is a far-left political party in India.

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Fasces

Comprising an axe wrapped in birch rods and secured with cord (a pair of which are depicted here), the fasces has a long and colorful history as a political symbol.

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Flag of Arditi del Popolo

The Arditi del Popolo (People's Squads) was an Italian militant anti-fascist group founded at the end of June 1921 to resist the rise of Benito Mussolini's National Fascist Party and the violence of the Blackshirts (squadristi) paramilitaries.[

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Flag of Giustizia e Libertà

The anti-fascist organization Giustizia e Libertà was founded in Paris in 1929 by the Italian refugees Carlo Rosselli, Emilio Lussu, Alberto Tarchiani, and Ernesto Rossi.

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Flag of Janata Dal (United)

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

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