Great Pieces of Left-Wing Propaganda

Propaganda is propaganda. It serves to further a cause or institution without regard to objectivity. However, it also often brings moments of artistic or ideological brilliance. Spanning different decades, the following is a collection of what I believe to be noteworthy pieces of left-wing propaganda that stick out ideologically or aesthetically.

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"Love of peace - the Washington way" - (USSR)

“Love of peace – the Washington way” – (USSR)

soviet_cosmo

“Our triumph in the cosmos [is] the anthem of the country of soviets!” – USSR

Pyramid of Capitalist System

“Pyramid of Capitalist System”, 1911, USA

"The time for talk is over," contemporary Spanish leftism

“The time for talk is over” – contemporary Spanish leftism.

"Evolution?" - anti-nuclear war poster (USSR)

“Evolution?” – anti-nuclear war poster (USSR)

"I Didn't Go to Work Today" - contemporary anarchism (USA)

“I Didn’t Go to Work Today” – 1970s anarchism (USA)

Soviet poster showing a black American being lynched and hanging off of the Statue of Liberty

Soviet poster showing a black American being lynched and hanging off of the Statue of Liberty

"(Let us) make the decisions of the 25th meeting of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union reality! Make the bond between the Hammer and Sickle stronger!" (USSR)

“(Let us) make the decisions of the 25th meeting of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union reality! Make the bond between the Hammer and Sickle stronger!” (USSR)

"To a bright future of communist society, universal prosperity and stable peace!" (USSR)

“To a bright future of communist society, universal prosperity and stable peace!” (USSR)

"Che" [Cuba]

“Che” (Cuba)

Poster indicting a sinister looking President Nixon as responsible for the deaths of civilians after American bombing in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. (USA)

Poster indicting a sinister looking President Nixon as responsible for the deaths of civilians after American bombing in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. (USA)

"Together with Vietnam" (Cuba)

“Together with Vietnam” (Cuba)

"After fulfilling our vow we give this freeway to the people, the Party and Tito" - (socialist Yugoslavia)

“After fulfilling our vow we give this freeway to the people, the Party and Tito” – (early socialist Yugoslavia)

Author unknown (Yugoslavia, 1945)

Author unknown (Yugoslavia, 1945)

"Comrade Lenin Cleanses the Earth of Filth" - (USSR)

“Comrade Lenin Cleanses the Earth of Filth” – (USSR)

"Knowledge will break the chains of slavery" - (USSR)

“Knowledge will break the chains of slavery” – (USSR)

– Dino Mehic (Moontouch)

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