Posts Tagged with "Yes Men"

Score: Three to Zip in Bad Day for Dirty Energy

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

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Score: Three to Zip in Bad Day for Dirty Energy

Amidst a horrific week of news about Japan, there was some truly good news yesterday in the fight to keep dirty coal and oil out of our air, water and atmosphere. Ambre Energy was foiled in its effort to open a coal export terminal on the coast of the Pacific Northwest; TransCanada was delayed in [...]

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Rainforest Action Network Victories: Top Ten of 2010

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

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Rainforest Action Network Victories: Top Ten of 2010

Making change in the world is hard work — some times decades-long hard work. But with the right combination of strategies, experience, tenacity, and allies, it is possible to achieve victories that have a lasting impact. This year, Rainforest Action Network took on corporate titans and secured real wins for the world’s forests, the climate, [...]

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Designing For Good (Not Evil)

Friday, December 3, 2010

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When talking about activism and social change, design is not always one of the first words that come to mind. But maybe it should be. It is critical that we as designers understand the weight of our social impact. We have the power to communicate clear, accurate, useful messages that reach and inform millions—or we [...]

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Shell Apologizes for Human Rights Violations in Niger Delta….. or Did They?

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

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Happy Fossil Fool’s Day from the Yes Men Today the Yes Men called a faux press conference and posed as Shell Oil apologizing for human rights violations in the Niger Delta. Great fun. Hopefully we’ll see more pranks and publicity stunts tomorrow as Fossil Fool’s Day kicks into high gear.

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The Yes Men crash oil expo

Friday, June 15, 2007

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Corporate ethics activists “The Yes Men” crashed the Gas and Oil Exposition 2007 in Calgary yesterday. Their presentation on “Vivoleum,” a new fuel source derived from the bodies of people killed by climate change, was going over pretty well until they showed this video. In it, former Exxon janitor Reggie Watts expresses his dying wish [...]

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