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Anarchist Black Cross International
(text) Front: Anarchist Black Cross International
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Sleeve: ANARCHIST BLACK CROSS
(description) two fist tied together with barbed wire encirled by text
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person
(subject) radical politics--anarchism


NO MORE DICTATORSHIP
(text) Front: NO MORE DICTATORSHIP
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(description) police figure with club beating peson on ground
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person
(subject) radical politics


without borders anarchist conference/festival '89
(text) Front: WITHOUT BORDERS anarchist conference/festival '89
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(description) Ying/yang symbol with an encircled A superimposed in the upper portion and a black and white cat superimposed in the lower portion with cat's paw resting on a torn passport
(background) black
(iconic elements) 1 Symbol - Anarchist 2 Symbol - Ying/Yang 3 Thing - Cat 4 Thing - Passport
(subject) radical politics--anarchism


el teatro campesino
(text) Front: EL TEATRO CAMPESINO Giant Delano Strike Benefit
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(description) black and white text with a black eagle with spread wings
(background) red
(iconic elements) Thing - Eagle
(subject) radical politics--general


lo sono per l'autodifesa!
(text) Front: lo sono per l'autodifesa!
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(description) Characiture of man holding bomb in hand with text bubble
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person - bomber Thing - bomb
(subject) radical politics--anarchism


war news
(text) Front: Illustrated and uncensored War News. San Francisco ~ New York. Edited and published by Warren Hinckle.
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(description) Newspaper-style header with picture of eagle holding television between the words War and News
(background) white
(iconic elements) Thing - Bird - Bald eagle
(subject) radical politics--general


capitalism sucks
(text) Front: Non-Roman characters, CAPITALISM SUCKS
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(description) block print Russian text with small font capitalism sucks underneath
(background) black
(iconic elements) none
(subject) radical politics--general


no blood for oil
(text) Front: No blood for oil!
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(description) Oil barrel with bullet holes. Blood is spurting out of barrel to form pool.
(background) white
(iconic elements) Thing - Barrel Thing - Blood
(subject) radical politics;;persian gulf war


scot tissue towels - really dry
(text) Front: Is your washroom breeding Bolsheviks? Scot Tissue Towels - really dry!
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(description) Image of tight-faced man with Is your washroom breeding Bolsheviks? on image, and rest of text below in advertisement-style format.
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person - Man
(subject) radical politics--general;;humor


steve
(text) Front: STEVE AND IDI
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(description) Steve Gormet and Idi Amin standing side by side
(background) white
(iconic elements) N/A
(subject) radical politics--general


stop the war
(text) Front: STOP THE WAR RESIST
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(description) human figures with faces half covered carrying protest banners and throwing incindenary devices; a newspaper lies at their feet with the headline, WAR!; a capital A enclosed in a circle appears in the upper part of the design, above the protesters heads
(background) red
(iconic elements) 1 Person - Man 2 Thing - Newspaper 3 Thing - Banner 4 Symbol - Anarchist
(subject) radical politics--anarchism


goldberg revolution
(text) Front: If I can't dance...You can keep your revolution. Emma Goldberg
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(description) High contrast portrait of Emma Goldman in diamond shaped frame surrounded on two sides by text of quotation.
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person-Emma Goldberg
(subject) radical politics


burn rich
(text) Front: BURN OUT THE RICH
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(description) Red and black text surrounds circle enclosing bottle with fire at top.
(background) white
(iconic elements) Thing - Bottle Thing - Fire
(subject) radical politics


avarchik
(text) Front: Id sono per l'autodifesa! [I'm for self-defense].
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(description) Cartoon character with lit bomb in hand and A on shirt front.
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person - Male Thing - Bomb
(subject) radical politics


new world odor
(text) Front: THIS NEW WORLD ORDER HAS AN OLD WORLD ODOR
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(description) The world in black and white, with distorted figures, gravestones, buildings, and symbols representing land masses and portions of the globe.
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person - heads Person - men Thing - gravestones Thing - globe Thing -buildings
(subject) radical politics


earth day wall street
(text) Front: earth day wall street action
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) N/A
(background) white
(iconic elements) N/A
(subject) radical politics


radikal
(text) Front: radikal
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(description) Red shirt with black rectangular design. Includes head of a vampire and text top and bottom.
(background) red
(iconic elements) Person - Vampire
(subject) radical politics

your tax dollars at work
(text) Front: YOUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK
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(description) An image of a soldier in combat clothing carrying a large gun is repeated four times with some overlaying; the images alternate between gray and maroon
(background) white
(iconic elements) 1 Person - Man 2 Thing - Gun
(subject) radical politics--general


Fate of the Contra Rebels
(text) Front: President George Bush rammed through a rules change, saying These are Ronnie's kids from Nicaragua
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(description) Clippings from several newspaper articles, with about half the space devoted to included photographs. Everything in black and white with blaring headlines. The content deals with the defeat of the Contras and what to do with them now.
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person - Contra
(subject) radical politics--general


anarchy cat
(text) Front: N/A
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(description) Cartoon picture of an exasperated female cat holding a symbol for anarchy
(background) yellow
(iconic elements) Thing - cat Symbol - anarchy
(subject) radical politics--anarchism


milk
(text) Front: Milk. HAVE YOU SEEN ME? (see note field)
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(description) A white shirt with a faded picture of a milk carton with the following words: General Noriega. Age: 51. Occupation: Strong man. Nick name: Pineapple face. Last seen kicking cute little puppy dogs. If seen please contact G. Bush at 1-202-674-7310.
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person
(subject) radical politics--general;;humor


richard nixon
(text) Front: WHEN A PRESIDENT DOES IT, THAT MEANS THAT IT IS NOT ILLEGAL. Richard Nixon
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(description) A white and black shirt with a quote from richard nixon about presidents.
(background) white
(iconic elements) Symbol
(subject) radical politics--anarchism


which is the greater crime?
(text) Front: Which is the greater crime, to rob a bank, or to own one? B. Brecht
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(description) A white and black shirt with a politcal quote.
(background) black
(iconic elements) Symbol
(subject) radical politics--general


revolutionary garden party
(text) Front: The REVOLUTIONARY GARDEN PARTY. SQUASH THE STATE.
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(description) Revolutionary garden party. Squash the state.
(background) brown
(iconic elements) Symbol
(subject) radical politics--anarchism


anarchy
(text) Front: LONG LIVE ANARCHY!
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(description) A picture of Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh and a flag with the words long live anarchy.
(background) red
(iconic elements) Symbol
(subject) radical politics--anarchism


obnoxious wimmin
(text) Front: O.W.N. the Obnoxious Wimmin's Network
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(description) Silhouettes of profiles of three naked women with raised fists
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person--Women
(subject) radical politics


sledge of resistance
(text) Front: SLEDGE OF RESISTANCE
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) Stylized laborers working on large machine
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person--Workers Thing--Machinery
(subject) radical politics


fuck bechtel
(text) Front: FUCK BECHTEL
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) Globe with text across front
(background) blue
(iconic elements) Thing--Globe
(subject) radical politics--general


Anarchy
(text) Front: ANARCHY
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(description) Woman smoking, canabis-leaves motif
(background) black
(iconic elements) Person - Woman Thing - Leaf
(subject) radical politics--anarchism


Anarchy Is Not Chaos
(text) Front: ANARCHY IS NOT CHAOS ORGANIZE
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) Wheel with hands and fists as spokes
(background) red
(iconic elements) Thing - Hand Thing - Wheel
(subject) radical politics--anarchism


Rent Is Theft
(text) Front: Rent is theft
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(description) Devil stealing from a man's pocket
(background) gray
(iconic elements) Person - Man Symbol - Devil
(subject) radical politics--general


direct action
(text) Front: Direct Action!
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(description) workers marching and carrying flag, factory in background
(background) white
(iconic elements) Thing -- Star Thing -- Flag Thing -- Factory
(subject) radical politics--general


free political prisoners
(text) Front: FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISIONERS FREE PELTIER
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(description) N/A
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person -- Native American Thing -- Eagle
(subject) radical politics--general


raise your voice
(text) Front: RAISE YOUR VOICE Amesty International
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(description) N/A
(background) black
(iconic elements) Person Thing -- Spiral Thing -- Candle
(subject) radical politics--general

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protest shirt against utility companies
(text) Front: I'm a volt revolter -- 406-3430
Back: Power concedes nothing without a demand; It never has and it never will -- Frederick Douglas
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(description) There are two fists which look like they are breaking an electrical current.
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person - Hand Thing - Electric bolt
(subject) radical politics--general


anarchist nonconvention
(text) Front: ANaRchiST N-C-onVeNTion, 1989 in S.F.
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) spiralling design of text and hieroglyphic art, including fish, an eye and a yinyang
(background) gray
(iconic elements) Thing - Fish Thing - Arrow Thing - Eye Thing - Yinyang
(subject) radical politics--anarchism


guerre
(text) Front: LA NUIT TOUS LES SOLDATS SONT GRIS Guerre a la Guerre!
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(description) black shirt depicting man in white ink standing in red crosshair
(background) black
(iconic elements) Person
(subject) radical politics--general


desert storm
(text) Front: UNTIL YOU COME HOME DESERT SHIELD DESERT STORM
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) US flag superimposed on tree with yellow ribbon
(background) white
(iconic elements) Thing - Tree Thing - flag Thing - ribbon
(subject) radical politics--persian gulf war

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marcos
(text) Front: DEMOCRACIA EJERCITO ZAPATISTA de Liberacion Nacional
Back: SUB COMANDANTE MARCOS EZLN
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(description) heart patch of text on front; photo of woman in knit cap and face mask on back
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person - Woman
(subject) radical politics--general


eat rich
(text) Front: eat the rich
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) ronald mcdonald being suspended mid-air on the tines of a fork
(background) black
(iconic elements) Person, Thing
(subject) radical politics--anarchism;;pop culture;;humor


stop the war!
(text) Front: stop the war!
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) soldier in gas mask, peace symbol, with text as indicated
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person,Symbol
(subject) radical politics--persian gulf war


eat the rich
(text) Front: eat the rich
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) skull with text superimposed on empty dinner plate with eating utensils
(background) yellow
(iconic elements) Symbol
(subject) radical politics--anarchism


fuckwork
(text) Front: Fuck Work
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) Factory burning.
(background) white
(iconic elements) Thing-factory
(subject) radical politics--general

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still smoking
(text) Front: Still smoking the same old brand? Communist Capitalist Anarchy
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(description) Front has two old packs of cigarettes that say communist and capitalist. Third new option, anarchy, is written at bottom. Back has man smoking framed by border with various symbols.
(background) white
(iconic elements) Thing-pyramid, Thing-Apple
(subject) radical politics--anarchism


Kuwait is arabic for vietnam
(text) Front: Kuwait is arabic for vietnam
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) airplane flying low over camels in the desert with text
(background) white
(iconic elements) Thing
(subject) radical politics--persian gulf war;;places--non-us


All I got was this lousy tee-shirt
(text) Front: My country invaded Indochina...Central America... The Middle East... and all I got was this lousy tee-shirt!
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) Text with a picture of a gun. Indochina and Cental America are each on a seperate line annd are crossed out .
(background) red
(iconic elements) Thing
(subject) radical politics--general


Your Tax Dolalrs at Work
(text) Front: Your Tax Dolalrs at Work
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) panel image of a soldier with a gun is repeated 4 times and superimposed partially over the next panel. Each panel color alternates between burgandy and grey
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person - soldier
(subject) radical politics--general

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omniarchy
(text) Front: O OMNIARCHY
Back: Shred Of Dignity WE'RE ALL IN CHARGE
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(description) a circle with an O in the center of it
(background) white
(iconic elements) Symbol - O
(subject) radical politics--general


we love America
(text) Front: We love America: WE PRAY FOR YOUR SAFE RETURN
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) American flag with text
(background) white
(iconic elements) 1. Thing - Flag - American Flag
(subject) radical politics--persian gulf war


united states of America flag
(text) Front: United States of America
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) American flag with text
(background) gray
(iconic elements) 1. Thing - Flag - American Flag
(subject) radical politics--general


we shall overcome
(text) Front: We Shall Overcome
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) Bart Simpson and continent of Africa
(background) white
(iconic elements) 1. Person - Bart Simpson 2. Thing - Continent - Africa 3. Thing - Chains
(subject) radical politics--anarchism

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reject false information
(text) Front: reject false information
Back: PEOPLE'S CONTROL
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(description) amorphous geometric graphic
(background) blue
(iconic elements) Thing - paint can Thing - paint brush
(subject) radical politics--anarchism


girl on railroad tracks pointing to the society of anarchists symbol
(text) Front: N/A
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(description) A young girl in a jumper stands on railroad tracks pointing to a sign. The sign contains the symbol for the Society of Anarchists. The surrounding barren landscape backdrops the scene.
(background) white
(iconic elements) Symbol
(subject) radical politics--anarchism


join the army
(text) Front: JOIN THE ARMY? Shave my head and live with men? WHERE DO I SIGN?
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) Two profiles of military men
(background) yellow
(iconic elements) Person
(subject) radical politics--general

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arched hissing cat stands on wise words
(text) Front: FUCK AUTHORITY
Back: the SHADOW information is strength-knowledge is power
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(description) A arched and hissing cat stands on the words FUCK AUTHORITY
(background) blue
(iconic elements) Thing - cat
(subject) radical politics--anarchism


colonel north
(text) Front: THANK GOD ** FOR ** COL. NORTH
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(description) a portrait of Ollie North with text underneath
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person - Ollie North
(subject) radical politics--general

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democracy in china
(text) Front: Non-roman characters
Back: [Non-roman characters] Democracy China
Sleeve: N/A
(description) b/w photo of pro-democracy Chinese student on front
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person - Student Thing - Bullhorn Person - Hand
(subject) radical politics--general


Political manifesto of the Anti-Economy League
(text) Front: Is an end to work in sight? Not totally. While some are looking for full employment, we're looking for full enjoyment. just a hint: life will not be as we know it....
Back: THE ANTI-ECONOMY LEAGUE OF SAN FRANCISCO
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(description) A woman in skirt and heels stands with her head and arms locked in a pillory fashioned out of a twenty dollar bill
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person - Woman Thing - Money
(subject) radical politics--general


Political manifesto of the Anti-Economy League
(text) Front: Is an end to work in sight? Not totally. While some are looking for full employment, we're looking for full enjoyment. just a hint: life will not be as we know it....
Back: THE ANTI-ECONOMY LEAGUE OF SAN FRANCISCO
Sleeve: N/A
(description) A strange gridwork, perhaps baled wire fence, resembles part of a human face.
(background) white
(iconic elements) Thing
(subject) radical politics--general


Indian Territory
(text) Front: INDIAN TERRITORY
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) A borderless map of North and Central America is proclaimed Indian Territory
(background) black
(iconic elements) Symbol - Map
(subject) radical politics


islamic convention
(text) Front: ALLAH IS THE KEY. ISLAMIC CONVENTION '94. Education: The Main Influence Behind Progress. Washington, D.C.
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) A large cartoon-like picture of islamic with the words allah is the key. Islamic Convention. Education: The Main Influence Behind Progress. Washington, D.C.
(background) white
(iconic elements) N/A
(subject) radical politics--general

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only one war
(text) Front: Only One War. A line of riot vans appeared, one got through,swerving through the burning cars amid a hail of bricks. The others held bck, as we worked up the courage to charge, through we were few our fury was great. 'South Africa, Sourth Africa', a kid screamed, as we charged screaming against the pride of the British State, chasing the bastards right back towards Stockwell tube station. Brixton Riot 1985. Class War.
Back: Moltov Quality Clothing
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(description) A black and gray shirt with the words: Only One War. A line of riot vans appeared, one got through,swerving through the burning cars amid a hail of bricks. The others held back, as we worked up the courage to charge, through we were few our fury was great. 'South Africa, Sourth Africa', a kid screamed, as we charged screaming against the pride of the British State, chasing the bastards right back towards Stockwell tube station. Brixton Riot 1985. Class War.
(background) black
(iconic elements) Symbol
(subject) radical politics--general


ElSalvador
(text) Front: IT'S SIMPLE STEVE. WHY DON'T YOU AND YOUR BOYS JUST GET THE HELL OUT OF EL SALVADOR, NICARAGUA, HONDURAS, GUATEMALA, GRENADA, PUERTO RICO, CHILE, LEBANON, SOUTH AFRICA, PHILIPPINES....
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) cartoon with text
(background) brown
(iconic elements) N/A
(subject) radical politics--general


solidarnosc
(text) Front: solidarnosc
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) text
(background) white
(iconic elements) N/A
(subject) radical politics--general


resist
(text) Front: Remember 25 years RESIST
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) text and images
(background) black
(iconic elements) Symbol
(subject) radical politics--general


witnesses
(text) Front: WITNESSES: Against Our Vanishing
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(description) large handprint with text on top
(background) white
(iconic elements) Thing - handprint
(subject) radical politics--general


no blood for oil
(text) Front: NO BLOOD FOR OIL 50,000 LIVES PER GALLON BRING THE TROOPS HOME
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) a gass pump morphed into a man holding a missile over his head
(background) white
(iconic elements) Person - Man Thing - Missile Thing - Gas Pump Thing - Flag
(subject) radical politics--persian gulf war


no government
(text) Front: ABSOLUTELY NO GOVERNMENT WE CHOOSE TO BE FREE
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Sleeve: N/A
(description) the capitol dome inside of a circle with a line thru it with text
(background) white
(iconic elements) Place-Washington DC
(subject) radical politics--anarchism

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