Notice anything about these two images? The top one is an image being used by the Occupy Wall Street movement, while the bottom image was used during the Soviet period in Russia. Both use the same format, with a person, in this case a working woman and Lenin, on the Right, looking to the left, and Roman numerals on the left, with grain detailing. The OWS protesters seem to be using old propaganda from the Soviet Union and reusing it now.
Here is another image being used by OWS. Again, they are incorporating more Russian and Soviet motifs, like the sickle and hammer that is the Russian national symbol. Like in my post “What do We Really Want,” it seems like the OWS movement is taking notes from the Bolsheviks and the Soviet system. Both OWS and the Bolshevik Revolution have focused on the working class as their primary point of interest. Just to point out something, all three images that I have posted have a common primary color being used: red. Red was a symbol of Communism and still connotes that today. While it does draw the eye, does it also hint at something a bit more sinister? Food for thought.
Just a disclaimer about this site: I do not support this site, nor do I agree with everything that is mentioned on the blog. I merely used the site because that is where I found the images that I used.