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People Aren't Happy About These Peaceful Swastika Tees

Shirts with the design have been pulled after online backlash

(Newser) - A design company hoping to rebrand the swastika as a symbol of peace and love is feeling quite the opposite on social media. Per the BBC , KA Design’s shirts featuring a swastika next to words like “zen” and “peace” have been pulled from its online shop after... More »

Obama is the New Prada

Shirts, buttons, CDs, stickers—vendors can't keep candidate-themed gear on shelves

(Newser) - Sidewalk vendors have been quick to capitalize on the newest fashion trend: anything Obama. Putting the candidate's face or logo on merchandise—no matter if the product is related to the campaign—boosts sales tremendously, sellers tell the Boston Globe. Obama's face on an item "just says it's cool,... More »

France Launches Probe of Anti-Semitic T-Shirts

(Newser) - French authorities are investigating the sale of T-shirts bearing anti-Semitic slogans that date to 1940, the BBC reports. The shirts carry the slogan "Jews not allowed in this park" in German and Polish, reproduced from signs posted in Lodz, Poland, during World War II. Almost all of Lodz's Jews... More »

Vuitton Refuses to Be Accessory to Genocide

Luxury firm sues over fundraising T-shirt

(Newser) - A Danish designer hoped her T-shirt featuring a starving child tricked out with Paris Hilton's favorite accessories—a Louis Vuitton handbag and her tiny dog Tinkerbell—would highlight the media's distorted priorities and raise money to fight genocide in Darfur. The French luxury brand, however, was not amused, and has... More »

Anti-War T-Shirt Draws Flak

They want him to stop using fallen soldiers' names on shirts

(Newser) - An Arizona entrepreneur who prints the name of troops killed in Iraq on anti-war T-shirts is getting heat from soldiers' families who say he's disrespecting the dead. Dan Frazier's shirts have slogans such as "Bush Lied" and "They Died" superimposed over the names.  Five states have passed... More »

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