Sunday, January 17, 2010

Hate posters

The New York Times has a slideshow of European political posters that incite racial hatred.

Here are two Swiss posters that were used to promote the resolution that banned the building of minarets:

Here's one by the Northern League in Italy, which has been accused of racist rhetoric.

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I don't speak Italian, but with assistance from Babelfish, they're probably saying something like, "They [Native Americans] allowed rapid immigration, and now they live on reservations. Another poster in Lega Nord's Wikipedia article shows Chinese, Arab, African and Roma immigrants pushing a Piedmontese man out of the line for social services.

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