political graffiti

Political Graffiti (244): Tiananmen

Tomorrow is the 25th anniversary of the brutal crushing of a pro-democracy demonstration on Tiananmen Square in Beijing.

tank man graffiti

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Now that China is a production paradise – and soon also a consumption paradise – we have this:

after tienanmen square

by A.SgnL in Cologne, Germany

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More on the Tiananmen massacre and on the so-called tank man. More political graffiti.

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Political Graffiti (130): Surveillance Society

Well, not exactly “graffiti”, but street art in the general sense of the word:

surveillance society urban art

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More about CCTV, big brother and privacy. More political art. More political graffiti.

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Political Graffiti (128): Blu

political graffiti by Blu, Lisbon

political graffiti by Blu, Lisbon

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More on corporate social responsibility, on capitalism and on resource depletion. More Blu. More political graffiti.

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Political Graffiti (124): Banksy, 0% Interest in People

banksy in chicago

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More on capitalism, corporate governance and corporate democracy. More Banksy. More political graffiti.

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Political Graffiti (115): All Shall be Equal Before the Law

all shall be equal before the law graffiti

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More about equality before the law here, here, here and here. More political graffiti.

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aid, political graffiti

Political Graffiti (111): Give a Man a Fish …

give a man a fish

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Another variation:

Give a man a gun and he can rob a bank. Give a man a bank and he can rob the world.

The latter being a references to recent bank bailouts. Another variation is here. And another:

give a man a fish

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And also this:

More on development aid – the context that produced the original line about giving fish vs teaching to fish – is here. More political graffiti is here.

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Political Graffiti (107): Princess Hijab

Graffiti by Princess Hijab, photo by Antoine Bréant

Graffiti by Princess Hijab, photo by Antoine Bréant

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More on Princess Hijab. More on the Muslim headscarf and on gender discrimination. More political graffiti.

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