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Hammer and Sickle

Bolivia's President Gave The Pope A Communist-Inspired Crucifix

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 07.09.2015 | Religion

Pope Francis looked nonplussed as Bolivia's President Evo Morales presented him with a gift today in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Yep, that's a wooden...

Putin's Tools

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Hungary Swastika Law Restricts Display Of Nazi, Communist Symbols

AP | Posted 04.24.2013 | World

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Hungary's parliament has overwhelmingly approved a modified plan to restrict the display of Nazi and communist symbols such as th...

Seeing Red With Warhol

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 06.09.2013 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

We are indeed living today in those post-Warhol years, and his impact and importance is ever present. Nearly all of his work -- not just the legendary soup cans and superstars -- is now iconic and widely sought after, commanding serious prices in the art market.

Reading The Pictures: Underneath The Tea

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2009-04-16-shaw_teaparty.jpgThere were all kinds of seductive symbolic elements (hammers-and-sickles, U.S. flags, Hitlers, pigs, Uncle Sams, Indians, Alfred E. Nuemans, tea bags -- of course) running through Wednesday's protests.