Posts Tagged ‘symbol’

For The Nez Perce, A Proposed Gold Mine Is A Symbol Of Broken Promises

Above Photo: By The Nez Perce Tribe. The U.S. Government Stole Nez Perce Treaty Land To Make Way For Gold Miners In The 1860s. A Century And A Half Later, Gold Mining Again Threatens The Tribe’s Homeland. As a citizen of the Nez Percé, or Nimíipuu, which means the People, I look at gold mining as a symbol […]

The New Tahrir Square: Damascus Gate is latest symbol of Palestinian protest

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CPAC denies its stage was Nazi symbol, host hotel calls symbol ‘abhorrent’

After viewers noted that the stage at the CPAC conference was shaped like a Nazi symbol, the organizer of the conservative political conference said any resemblance was unintentional. But Hyatt, which operates the hotel that hosted the conference, called the prospect of the symbol being included in CPAC “abhorrent.” CPAC is perhaps the leading annual […]

Why Antony Blinken is a symbol of solidarity between US, Ukrainian Jews

 In 1904, a 25-year-old Ukrainian Jew named Meir Blinken and his young family began settling into a new life in New York’s Lower East Side. Though they were far from home, they were by no means alone. In fact, they were just one of thousands of families who had arrived in America after fleeing Ukraine […]

SF School Teacher Says Bernie Sanders’ Mittens Are a Symbol of “White Privilege”

In an article published by the San Francisco Chronicle, a public school teacher asserts that Bernie Sanders’ inauguration mittens are a symbol of “white privilege.” The article begins with Ingrid Seyer-Ochi revealing how she conducted a lesson on the Capitol building breach, telling her high school students, “This is white supremacy.” “Across our Zoom screen, […]

Canada regrets ‘misunderstanding’ over Wu-Tang symbol on diplomat’s Wuhan T-shirt

Canada has said it regrets a “misunderstanding” after a Canadian diplomat in Beijing bought a T-shirt showing “Wuhan” over the bat-like logo used by hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan. The row arose after it emerged a Canadian Embassy staff member had created an item of clothing which allegedly mocked the Chinese response to the coronavirus outbreak. […]

Nationalist Symbol Planted on Shuttered Church in Southern India

India (International Christian Concern) – On Jan. 17, a saffron flag, a symbol of Hindu nationalism, was planted on a church in southern India that has been shut down for the past 10 months. The incident has left the local Christian community afraid that increased persecution is on the horizon. The incident took place in […]

How The Israeli Flag Became A Symbol For White Nationalists

Above photo: The Israeli flag was spotted at the rally for U.S. President Donald Trump that would end in the storming of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, on January 6, 2021. Tyler Merbler/CC BY 2.0. The U.S. white nationalist movement’s admiration for the Jewish state’s supremacist values fits comfortably with its deep antisemitism. As thousands […]

In US, boogaloo adherents’ aloha shirts coopt peace symbol for violence

HONOLULU (AP) — People following a violent movement that promotes a second US civil war or the breakdown of modern society have been showing up at recent protests across the nation armed and wearing tactical gear. But the anti-government “boogaloo” movement has adopted an unlikely public and online symbol: the so-called Hawaiian shirt. The often […]

Swastika, SS symbol painted on wall of Jewish cemetery near Auschwitz

Graffiti removed shortly after it is discovered; Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum says incident is ‘painful’ 00

The Faravahar: The Ancient Zoroastrian Symbol of Iran

The Faravahar is arguably the best-known symbol of the Persian Zoroastrian faith. This symbol consists of a winged disc with a man emerging from it. The man is shown holding a ring. Whilst the symbol is well known, the meaning behind it is more complicated. The Faravahar was adopted as a secular symbol to represent […]

The Planet Venus as a Symbol of Death and Resurrection in Ancient Mesoamerica

Do our myths come from the stars or do we project our myths onto the stars? The story of Mithras truly does come from astronomical discoveries in the ancient world Read more Section:  News Myths & Legends Americas Read Later  00

NY Mayor Seen Dancing With His Wife Wearing Pedophile Symbol Mask

Share This Article New-York Mayor Bill Blasio was seeing dancing with his wife on New year eve  while the entire city is on lockdown and Time Square is Empty.https://platform.twitter.com/embed/index.html?dnt=true&embedId=twitter-widget-0&frame=false&hideCard=false&hideThread=false&id=1344897547370954753&lang=en&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fthetruthrevolution.net%2Fny-mayor-seing-dancing-with-his-wife-wearing-pedophile-symbols-on-her-mask%2F&theme=light&widgetsVersion=ed20a2b%3A1601588405575&width=550px People online have been wondering why Blasio’s wife Chirlane McCray was wearing a mask with a know, pedophile symbol meaning ” boy lover” on her mask. […]

‘Swedish’ Jew Wins Legal Right To Use National Symbol To Mock Sweden’s Nazi ‘Collaboration’

A new book about Sweden’s alleged “collaboration” with Nazi Germany has prompted an unsuccessful lawsuit by a Swedish museum against the book’s Jewish author, the stand-up “comedian” Aron Flam: But the lawsuit, which got thrown out of court Friday, wasn’t even about book’s subject, which in Sweden has been out in the open for decades. […]

The Triumphal Arch of Orange in France – Symbol of the Roman Empire

The Romans left behind remarkable monuments and their influence on architecture cannot be overstated. Many of their public monuments commemorated a military victory and sought to legitimize their rule. A particularly distinctive, and immediately recognizable design is the triumphal arch, which has been used through the centuries to modern times by various nations. One of […]

The Ultimate Pirate Branding Symbol – The Origin of the Jolly Roger

Pirate lore is a popular topic among many today, with romanticized tales involving adventure on the high seas, camaraderie, and treasure hunting. However, centuries ago, pirates were very real criminals, one of the first examples of organized crime. Traveling by sea, pirates would attack and plunder, killing with disregard. There are many objects of piracy […]

The Mighty Red Fort of New Delhi, a Symbol of Mughal Power and Wealth

For various reason, buildings and structures become symbols of nations, for example the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the pyramids in Egypt, and the Red Fort in New Delhi, India. Also known as Lal Qalʿah, the Red Fort was the center of Indian government for centuries and is still a symbol of power. This UNESCO World […]

Dumbarton Castle: Ancient Stronghold and Symbol of Scottish Defiance

The wild and diverse landscapes of Scotland are filled with remnants of its rich and proud history that spans many centuries. From the Hebrides islands, to the border regions and all the way to the wild Scottish Highlands, the history of Scotland can be felt and seen everywhere. And amongst the major reminders of this […]

City Bans Anarchy Symbol – Officials Call It “Hate Speech Similar To Swastika”

By John Vibes Ontario, Canada – Last week, officials with the City of Hamilton legally ordered a local anarchist group to remove the anarchy symbol from the front of their headquarters, under the pretense of fighting against hate speech. According to CBC News, city officials called the symbol “hate material similar to the […]

The symbol of political prisoners resonates beyond borders

On Tuesday across the occupied Palestinian territory demonstrators marked Prisoners Day, an annual call to free over 6,000 Palestinians imprisoned by Israel. The commemoration first began on April 17, 1979, five years to the day after the first prisoner exchange between Israel and the Palestinians. The day has since spread to honor former prisoners, including […]

The Ancient Egyptian Symbol Of ‘The Ankh’ & Everything It Represents

Next Story The Ankh, which is essentially a cross with a circle on the top as pictured above, is definitely one of the most recognized symbols from Ancient Egypt. Also commonly known as the “cross of life” or “the key of life,” the special symbol can be dated back to the Early Dynastic Period, ranging […]

Runic Overview: The Letter and the Symbol

The Northern European Runes form the basis of the earliest forms of writing in the northern lands, but for me they are much more than this. Before they were used to represent letters, they were powerful symbols in their own right. Each Runic symbol containing within it multiple layers and hidden meanings. Yet, so much […]

Trolls crash Apple devices with ‘killer symbol’ from South Indian language

The latest bug causes application meltdown when it tries to render two characters in Telugu, a language from south India. Telugu is the country’s third most-spoken language, with roughly 75 million native speakers, and the fifteenth most-spoken language in the world. READ MORE: Apple downgraded over ‘dramatically’ slowing iPhone X demand While many can simply […]

‘Symbol of oppression:’ German college in hot water over controversial burqa course

The “Headscarf and Hijab in Dresden – dress codes in Islam” – listed by the Dresden adult education center as part of its curriculum for the spring and summer semester – stirred the wave of public indignation. The one-day course offers participants an opportunity to get an insight into the “origin and meaning” of various […]

Gaza’s airport, once a symbol of statehood, is now a wasteland

At 8:50 a.m., I stopped a taxi in western Gaza City and asked the driver to go to the airport. The driver gazed at me as I sat next to him. He said: “Which airport? Do you mean the Cairo one?” I replied: “To the Gaza airport. Go to Rafah now, please.” Muhsin al-Balawi, the […]

Here’s How A Cop With A Tattoo That Resembles A Nazi Symbol Kept His Job

Philadelphia police officials investigating an officer with a tattoo resembling a Nazi emblem knew he’d been accused of involvement in a white supremacist group and dismissed the allegation based on the officer’s denial, according to an internal affairs memo. The department cleared officer Ian Lichterman of misconduct following a three-month investigation in late 2016, and […]

Pepe the Frog is Killed off to Avoid Being an Alt-Right Symbol

Online cartoon character Pepe the Frog, who made his debut in 2005, appears to have been killed off by its creator in a bid to stop his image being hijacked by right-wing groups. Pepe’s creator, Matt Furie, over the weekend depicted the frog in a coffin, mourned by other members of his Boy’s Club cartoon […]

Fake News Alert: 4Chan tricks Independent into believing ‘OK’ gesture is symbol for white power

     The British daily Independent falls for a hilarious prank. It interprets some random lines on a picture of the Okay-gesture as a political message. Having thus failed it builds on its own stupidity to smear other outlets and journalists. The anonymous Internet message board 4chan.org is well known for hilarious stunts played on ignorants […]

MAGA “OK Hand Symbol is Code for White Power, Says MSM Journalist

Daily Stormer April 29, 2017 Maybe Trump is signaling to us with hand gestures? Maybe it’s all chess after all? Source Article from https://www.dailystormer.com/maga-ok-hand-symbol-is-code-for-white-power-says-msm-journalist/ 00

Frederick Valentich disappearance – Inspiration for new TV drama in Australia

     A pilot who disappeared nearly 40 years ago after reporting a UFO is one of the inspirations for the plot of the new television drama series The Kettering Incident. While the show revolves around fictional mysterious disappearances in the Tasmanian bush, the disappearance of Frederick Valentich was very real. Valentich was a 20-year-old pilot […]

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