The Fist is Still Raised

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Punk/political artist Gee Vaucher's “Your Country Needs You.” was originally released with the uncensored re-issue of The Crass's album "The Feeding of the 5,000."

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Lincoln Cushing's widely-referenced and informative overview of clenched, raised fists in political art.

IWW May Day poster reprinted in an IWW newsletter.

Art Front published from 1934-1937, and it was a dual venture of the Artists' Committee of Action and the Artists' Union. The cover of the Nov. 1934 first issue of Art Front shows both the logo of the Artists’ union, a fist holding three…

This flyer says “Assimilate My Fist” and has the classic mirror-of-Venus raised fist wielding a guitar. The guitar reads Tribe8, a rather notorious dyke punk band out of San Francisco in the late 1980s and 1990s.

In the show poster which also…

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Logo designed in 2013 by Sean Doran and Ellen Graham for a Halifax, NS based movement to unionize coffee shop workers. Screenprinted instances printed by Shay Enxuga.

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A pin reading "Bigots Beware!" made by the Committee of Lesbian and Gay Male Socialists. Pin's donor figured it must be from pre-1982, when that group dissolved.

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A logo used by IDT Telecom, Inc. to market a phone card which will "revolutionize" the way you use a cell phone, apparently.

The Brown and Proud poster was created in reponse to Arizona passing SB 1070 into law. The law will allow local "law enforcement" legally use racial profiling to harrass anyone they respect "who is an alien and who is unlawfully present in the U.S."

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