Political Design

A Reason for Weapons

Thanks to my monthly subscription to Stack, the independent magazine delivery service, I recently was introduced to the journal "Weapons of Reason."

Trumped-Up Tweets

Kenzo Mayama Kramarz's "The First One Hundred Tweets" is one of the flurry of Trump-related responses interpreting and commenting on the character's characters.

3D Cultural Revolution Posters

Of all the propaganda memorabilia inside Communist China, the most curious were the thousands of different colorful porcelain figurines.

Real Alternative News Was Not Fake

Paul Krassner, one of the most acidic commentators and satirists of the 1960s, published "The Realist" as an alternative to mainstream news.

Normalized Letterheads

These innocent-looking letterheads, void of political references, were examples of Gleichschaltung in Nazi Germany.

Vintage Neo-Nazi Symbol

In the Reich the Odal rune was the symbol for the Blood and Soil movement, the Nazi idea of making a world where German people were destined to live on German land.