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Now I did promise that this blog wouldn’t be political. I’ve long had a tendency towards writing about politics and current events. 1,814 more words
In Japan the swastika is called the manji (卍). It is an ancient symbol of good luck and well-being.
The symbol was on maps in Japan to denote Shinto and Buddhist shrines and temples. 261 more words
A North Carolina woman got into a heated argument with one of her neighbours after she pulled over to demand why he was flying a Nazi-themed flag on the front of his house. 758 more words
A European company named KA Design wanted to redefine the swastika as a “symbol of peace.” But their plan hit some obvious roadblocks.
The company released a line of clothing with rainbow-coloured swastikas, in an effort to reclaim the meaning of peace and prosperity the symbol held before Adolf Hitler adopted it as a logo for his regime. 368 more words
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) – A California-based online retailer has stopped selling a line of T-shirts and sweatshirts featuring a swastika with the words “Peace” and “Love”. 291 more words