Vexilloid Tabloid #83

Mississippi’s flag comes down, Tending veterans’ grave flags, The many uses of flag patches, Flags at the end of the Alaska Highway, Lima ≠ Quarantine, and more.

Vexilloid Tabloid #82

Flags in the Time of COVID-19, design conversation with John Cartledge, flags in the style of another, women’s suffrage flags, “Rogue States”, and much more.

Vexilloid Tabloid #81

Flags that try to represent each one instead of everyone, re-imagining the Canadian national arms, Cincinnati neighborhood flags, quarantine and Covid-19 flags, the International Personal Flag Registry, and much more.

Vexilloid Tabloid #80

Issue 80 features an obituary for Alfred Znamierowski, a detailed rating of the design of Portland’s flag by a Russian vexillologist, and a new flag quiz by Bard and Benjamin Cosman, and many other vexi-notes.

The MLS Iron Front Flag Flap

Above: Iron Front flag on display in Providence Park. Photo by Kris Lattimore. By Scott Mainwaring, Vexilloid Tabloid #79 For much of the 2019 Major League Soccer season, league officials were engaged in a stand-off with some of MLS’s most passionate fan groups over the league’s decision to ban display of what it deemed “political” […]

Gadsden Flag: Symbol of Resistance in Russia

Masha Gessen reported in The New Yorker today that a Russian judge had ordered the destruction of a Gadsden Flag seized from prominent Putin critic and video blogger (“vlogger”) Yegor Zhukov: In many of his vlog entries, Zhukov is seated against the backdrop of the Gadsden flag—“Don’t Tread on Me”—which appears to hang in his […]

The Amazing Range of Flag Research

Raven is a scholarly journal published yearly by the North American Vexillological Association (NAVA). The 26th volume will be out this month. From time to time, Raven includes a bibliography of flag-related items that have appeared in other, non-flag-specific journals. These span a wide range of disciplines, from political science to art history. For Raven […]