Political Design

When Children Were Pawns of the State

When it came to engaging (and controlling) the children of Fascist Italy, the state media was intent on separating boys from girls, but only ideologically.

Colonialism for Juniors

The Italian Fascists under Mussolini hoped to reestablish their empire, and focused on Africa as a vulnerable target rich with natural resources.

Cuba’s Revolution in the Cards

In 1960, a Cuban food brand printed a souvenir album that encouraged customers to buy cards chronicling the seven bloody years of the Cuban revolution.

Humor on the Right

In 1950, "Il Borghese" was established by the editor, designer and humorist Leopoldo Longanesi.

The Activist’s History

The Interference Archive explores the relationship between cultural production and social movements through exhibitions, a social center, workshops and more.

What Censorship Looks Like

"Mother Earth," founded in 1907 and co-edited by Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman, was an anarchist American journal.