/r/PropagandaPosters

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A subreddit for propaganda collectors, enthusiasts, or all who are fascinated by propaganda as an insight into history, sociology, perspective, and manipulation through art and other mediums

Propaganda: information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation, etc.

A subreddit for propaganda collectors, enthusiasts, or anyone fascinated by propaganda as an insight into history, sociology, perspective, and manipulation.

Posters, paintings, leaflets, cartoons, videos, music, broadcasts, news articles, or any medium is welcome - be it recent or historical, subtle or blatant, artistic or amateur, horrific or hilarious.

Guidelines

1) Don't vote on whether you agree with the message of a post.

2) Don't post with the intent to spread propaganda you agree with or the intent to degrade propaganda you disagree with.

3) Titles must have a date and must be neutral. If in doubt, you can simply use the caption of the poster (eg. "I want you!", US, 1917).

4) No current events. To help us to be objective, posts cannot be from within the last two years. Please post contemporary work on /r/ModernPropaganda.

5) No reposts. You can only repost the same image after a year.

6) Civil conversation is okay; soapboxing, bigotry, partisan bickering, and personal attacks are not.

7) No memes or clickbait. Image macros are only allowed if released by an official agency and the source is provided.

For a complete rundown and explanation of the rules, refer to the wiki.

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/r/imaginarypropaganda
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"Troops Out Now" (1989)

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2024/06/12
19:16 UTC

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"Cock of the Walk: The Crimes of French Capitalism" Workers Dreadnought 17 Feb 1923.

1 Comment
2024/06/12
18:38 UTC

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Radical Socialiste by Paul Ordner Circa 1945

1 Comment
2024/06/12
16:52 UTC

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“Protect the forest and help it grow!” North Korea, 1999.

1 Comment
2024/06/12
16:26 UTC

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'On Guard' political cartoon from the newspaper 'United Ireland', post death of Charles Stewart Parnell, 1892.

1 Comment
2024/06/12
14:43 UTC

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''THE SUFFRAGETTES GET WILDER DAILY & SMASH SHOP WINDOWS, OH! SO GAILY'' - anti-suffrage postcard (artist: Reg Carter) mocking the militant suffragettes, United Kingdom, circa 1909-1914

1 Comment
2024/06/12
14:36 UTC

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D.C. Statehood protesters block traffic on Independence Ave. in 1993 in Washington, D.C.

11 Comments
2024/06/12
14:09 UTC

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''The Master Race'' - American painting (made by Alexander Peter Russo after the Battle of Normandy) showing German prisoners of war, 1944

2 Comments
2024/06/12
14:02 UTC

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1985 - Israeli Fruit Announcement (תשדיר פירות) - Half an Avocado? Half a meal!

Pro-Avocado propaganda!

121 Comments
2024/06/12
13:23 UTC

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Ulmanist-era propaganda poster in the center of Rīga(1935)

1 Comment
2024/06/12
12:55 UTC

118

1947 political cartoon by the Ukrainian Youth League about the Holodomor.

28 Comments
2024/06/12
12:38 UTC

17

'Bolshevism against Europe' (French booklet cover by unknown artist (Michel Jacquot?) for Comité d’action antibolchévique ('Anti-Bolshevik Action Committee' - CAA). Promoting the exhibition 'Le Bolchevisme contre l'Europe'. Vichy France, early 1942).

2 Comments
2024/06/12
12:38 UTC

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'We the peoples - of the United Nations' (American poster by unknown artist for United Nations, Department of Public Information. United States of America, 1945).

1 Comment
2024/06/12
12:37 UTC

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'You keep 'em comin', we'll keep 'em goin'' (American poster by Wesley Balz for Selwyn Ltd., New York. From 'This is our war!' series. United States of America, 1942).

1 Comment
2024/06/12
12:36 UTC

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'Aerodynamic!' (American poster for Converse, Inc. Promoting physical fitness through exercise. United States of America, 1986).

3 Comments
2024/06/12
12:35 UTC

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The progress of collectivisation in Uzbekistan in 1931

2 Comments
2024/06/12
11:47 UTC

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We think of gaslight as a lovely and charming Victorian fixture, but back when it was being introduced, there were fierce opponents who feared it would destroy us all. Like in this 1813 anti-gaslamp cartoon.

7 Comments
2024/06/12
11:20 UTC

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"Yugoslavia: Hitler’s Traffic Jam" British Second World War poster, c. 1941.

23 Comments
2024/06/12
09:30 UTC

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Entente Cordial (1941) Belgian Four Sheet Poster

7 Comments
2024/06/12
06:13 UTC

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South Korean Leaflet to attract North Korean Defectors (1980)

191 Comments
2024/06/12
05:10 UTC

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Let corn and bean march together in an embrace across the Union, U.S.S.R. 1962

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22 Comments
2024/06/12
01:21 UTC

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Fianna Fáil Election Poster, 1932.

12 Comments
2024/06/11
23:59 UTC

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Clip of Tom Kenny as SpongeBob from the "Saturday Night Live" skit "TV Funhouse: The X-Presidents" [2003]

"TV Funhouse: The X-Presidents" skit from 2003, featuring Tom Kenny as SpongeBob, uses satire to comment on the political climate of the time, particularly the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan. Its political motive is to critique and lampoon government actions, using humor and absurdity to provoke thought and discussion among viewers. The inclusion of SpongeBob, a beloved children's character, juxtaposed with serious political figures and events, underscores the absurdity and perhaps the infantilization of political discourse in media. This can be seen as a commentary on how complex political issues are often oversimplified or misrepresented in popular media.

6 Comments
2024/06/11
23:24 UTC

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"He Does Not Listen to the UN" — Soviet anti-Zionist propaganda, 1978

120 Comments
2024/06/11
21:27 UTC

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The Cost of the Common Cold & Influenza, UK, 1939-1945

1 Comment
2024/06/11
20:55 UTC

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