Patriotic Comfort

Recession-fueled patriotism fueled partly by increased army recruits

Implications - In some countries, patriotism has increased significantly due to the recession; in the UK, army recruits went up 25% from 2008 to 2009. Despite globalization and the embrace of all cultures, patriotism is on the rise, and people are once again eager to flash pride for their countries.
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Patriotic Pictorials - British Vogue Gets Nationalistic in October 2009 Issue
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Average 15,794 Clicks Pub: Sep 15, 09
Patriotic Pictorials
British Vogue Gets Nationalistic in October 2009 Issue
British Vogue gets nationalistic for their October 2009 issue. Famed fashion photographer Mario Testino captures an all-English cast of models including Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Lily Donaldson and Stella… [More]
Food Flags - Pasta for Italy, Raw Tuna for Japan and Blue Cheese and Grapes for France
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Average 15,746 Clicks Pub: Sep 10, 09
Food Flags
Pasta for Italy, Raw Tuna for Japan and Blue Cheese and Grapes for France
These lovely works of art are a delicious twist on edible culture. The food flags shown here are not only astonishingly accurate depictions of national flags from around the world, but they're also created… [More]
Patriotic Photoshoots - Grey Ant Gives a Flag-Waving Sneak Peek at Their Collection
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Average 12,100 Clicks Pub: May 23, 09
Patriotic Photoshoots
Grey Ant Gives a Flag-Waving Sneak Peek at Their Collection
Paying tribute to America, Japan, France, and other countries, Grey Ant gives a shout-out to the globe and lets fans in on a sneak peak of their latest and greatest collection with a flag-waving photoshoot.… [More]
Patriotic Clowntography - Raif Adelberg's Wild Dreams Through the Lens
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Average 12,413 Clicks Pub: Nov 5, 09
Patriotic Clowntography
Raif Adelberg's Wild Dreams Through the Lens
Boundary pushing fashion designer Raif Adelberg is also a boundary pushing artist. His exhibition “All I have are my dreams” set to debut at the Doyle Devere gallery in London features photography in… [More]
Wild Patriotic Hairstyles - Sculptural Styles Showcase Regional Pride
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Average 23,284 Clicks Pub: Apr 23, 09
Wild Patriotic Hairstyles
Sculptural Styles Showcase Regional Pride
I thought I was a bit radical with bright red hair until I saw this series of extreme patriotic hairstyles. I just love them so much. Like couture fashion, I see these as a palette of inspiration from… [More]
Communist Ringtones - Cell Phone Waiting Tones Changed to PRC Patriotic Song
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Average 4,702 Clicks Pub: Sep 30, 09
Communist Ringtones
Cell Phone Waiting Tones Changed to PRC Patriotic Song
Chinese pride and communist propaganda has taken a new level with state-controlled mobile service providers changing the tone that you hear while waiting for someone to pick up the line into a patriotic… [More]
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