flags emblems and insignia

Thanks, Internet: Estonian Town Gets Cannabis Leaf as Its Emblem

Thanks, Internet: Estonian Town Gets Cannabis Leaf as Its Emblem

The cannabis leaf design for the flag and emblem of Kanepi, Estonia. A town official defended the decision as a “very democratic” process, even though the number of online voters in favor of it —
Thanks, Internet: Estonian Town Gets Cannabis Leaf as Its Emblem

Thanks, Internet: Estonian Town Gets Cannabis Leaf as Its Emblem

The cannabis leaf design for the flag and emblem of Kanepi, Estonia. A town official defended the decision as a “very democratic” process, even though the number of online voters in favor of it —
Thanks, Internet: Estonian Town Gets Cannabis Leaf as Its Emblem

Thanks, Internet: Estonian Town Gets Cannabis Leaf as Its Emblem

The cannabis leaf design for the flag and emblem of Kanepi, Estonia. A town official defended the decision as a “very democratic” process, even though the number of online voters in favor of it —
Spotify Is Greeted by Wall Street With a Swiss Flag, Even Though It’s From Sweden

Spotify Is Greeted by Wall Street With a Swiss Flag, Even Though It’s From Sweden

The American and Swedish flags outside of the New York Stock Exchange in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday. The exchange quickly replaced the Swiss flag with the Swedish banner.
Spotify Is Greeted by Wall Street With a Swiss Flag, Even Though It’s From Sweden

Spotify Is Greeted by Wall Street With a Swiss Flag, Even Though It’s From Sweden

The American and Swedish flags outside of the New York Stock Exchange in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday. The exchange quickly replaced the Swiss flag with the Swedish banner.
Spotify Is Greeted by Wall Street With a Swiss Flag, Even Though It’s From Sweden

Spotify Is Greeted by Wall Street With a Swiss Flag, Even Though It’s From Sweden

The American and Swedish flags outside of the New York Stock Exchange in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday. The exchange quickly replaced the Swiss flag with the Swedish banner.
Go Kazakhstan! Go Japan! It Doesn’t Matter to Flag-Waving Skating Fans.

Go Kazakhstan! Go Japan! It Doesn’t Matter to Flag-Waving Skating Fans.

Many fans of figure skating at the Pyeongchang Games have been waving flags of support for competitors from other countries.
Go Kazakhstan! Go Japan! It Doesn’t Matter to Flag-Waving Skating Fans.

Go Kazakhstan! Go Japan! It Doesn’t Matter to Flag-Waving Skating Fans.

Many fans of figure skating at the Pyeongchang Games have been waving flags of support for competitors from other countries.
Officer Loses, Then Regains, Job After Conflict Over Confederate and Mississippi Flags

Officer Loses, Then Regains, Job After Conflict Over Confederate and Mississippi Flags

Wardell Jackson had a confrontation with people carrying Mississippi state and Confederate flags in front of the civil rights museum in Jackson on Saturday.

A United Korean Flag Can’t Hide Deep Divisions

North and South Korea marched under one flag at the Olympics’ opening ceremony. Some South Koreans hope it is a symbol of a peaceful unification. Others fear it is an omen of larger political

A United Korean Flag Can’t Hide Deep Divisions

North and South Korea marched under one flag at the Olympics’ opening ceremony. Some South Koreans hope it is a symbol of a peaceful unification. Others fear it is an omen of larger political
Jasper Johns Still Doesn’t Want to Explain His Art

Jasper Johns Still Doesn’t Want to Explain His Art

Jasper Johns in his studio, a converted barn in Sharon, Conn.
On Pro Football: Two Teams, One Anthem: An N.F.L. Showdown

On Pro Football: Two Teams, One Anthem: An N.F.L. Showdown

Several 49ers players knelt during the national anthem before their game against the Cowboys on Sunday.
Jemele Hill Suspended by ESPN After Response to Jerry Jones

Jemele Hill Suspended by ESPN After Response to Jerry Jones

ESPN has suspended SportsCenter host Jemele Hill for violating its social media policy.
‘I Am Spanish’: Thousands in Barcelona Protest a Push for Independence

‘I Am Spanish’: Thousands in Barcelona Protest a Push for Independence

Thousands rallied in Barcelona, Spain, on Sunday in support of a united Spanish state and against agitators for independence.
New York Village’s Seal, Widely Criticized as Racist, Has Been Changed

New York Village’s Seal, Widely Criticized as Racist, Has Been Changed

The old seal for the Village of Whitesboro, N.Y., left, and a rendering of the new seal.
Confederate Flags With Cotton Found on American University Campus

Confederate Flags With Cotton Found on American University Campus

Confederate flag posters with cotton attached to them were found at American University on Tuesday.
State Leaders Call for Confederate Monuments to Be Removed

State Leaders Call for Confederate Monuments to Be Removed

One of the statues on the grounds of the former courthouse depicts Confederate Secretary of War John C. Breckinridge.
Nebraska’s Flag Lacks Pizazz. The Hard Part Is Changing It.

Nebraska’s Flag Lacks Pizazz. The Hard Part Is Changing It.

The Nebraska state flag hanging from a pole in Hickman, Neb. The banner’s design has been criticized over the years, and there have been calls to replace it.
Ole Miss Edges Out of Its Confederate Shadow, Gingerly

Ole Miss Edges Out of Its Confederate Shadow, Gingerly

The Lucius Q.C. Lamar House Museum in Oxford, Miss. At Ole Miss, a plaque will be added at Lamar Hall describing his slaveholding and opposition to Reconstruction.