Last modified: 2006-01-21 by antonio martins
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The hand-holding-rose device, sometimes also a plain rose, is a popular
symbol for parties labelled under socialism and social-democracy.
António Martins, 24 Feb 2003
According to the website
of the Swedish Social Democratic
Party, a rose has been used on and off by the party since the early 20th
Century. The red colour is said to be a sign for the stuggle againt material
poverty and the flower for the struggle against the spritual poverty.
Elias Grandqvist, 07 Aug 2001
The rose comes from the old labor union slogan
Henry Churchyard, 26 Aug 2003
The poem about «Bread and Roses» was first published in 1911. However, these pages: