Schlagwort-Archive: the yes men


Mal wieder eine sehr feine Aktion, diesmal in Zusammenarbeit mit Rainforest Action Network und New Bottom Line.

Dow Jones posts fake release for two hours; bank gets fake website blacklisted, briefly

Bank of America executives, investors, and opponents alike reacted with surprise to yesterday’s news—posted for two hours on Dow Jones Newswire and elsewhere—that the mammoth financial institution, realizing it was heading for a taxpayer bailout, was asking Americans to start thinking about what they’ll do with the bank once they own it, and to start advertising that vision too. Read the rest of this entry »

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Verfasst von - 20. April 2012 in Politik


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The Yes Men, Wikileaks und die #GIFiles

+++ Aktueller Bericht über die Pressekonferenz heute in London +++


Dow pays „strategic intelligence“ firm to spy on Yes Men and grassroots activists. Takeaway: movement is on the right track!

WikiLeaks begins to publish today over five million e-mails obtained by Anonymous from „global intelligence“ company Stratfor. The emails, which reveal everything from sinister spy tactics to an insider trading scheme with Goldman Sachs (see below), also include several discussions of the Yes Men and Bhopal activists. Read the rest of this entry »

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Verfasst von - 27. Februar 2012 in Medien, Politik, Welt


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The Yes Men: Now to the streets! Or, at least, the telephones.

Submitted by Andy Bichlbaum on November 9, 2010 – 4:36pm

Chevron wheat-paste and phone contest!!!

You’re hired! We’ve decided that you have all the skills required to make sure Chevron’s “We Agree” ad campaign is well and truly wrecked.

Here’s your mission. You may have seen the 155 amazing, hilarious “We Agree” posters, that have gotten far more play in the news and online that Chevron’s own deranged ads. (If you haven’t submitted your own, there’s still time!)

It’s now time to take this a whole lot further, and wheat-paste your favorites everywhere. Everyone needs to wonder: “What’s this whole Chevron thing about, anyhow?” Read the rest of this entry »

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Verfasst von - 9. November 2010 in Energie, Politik, Welt


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The Yes Men: Chevron “We Agree” Leaks Revealed

October 27, 2010

Activists ramp up fight against Chevron “greenwashing” with posters, videos, billboard alterations, etc.

Environmental and human rights activists have revealed the various leaks that permitted them to wreck the recent launch of Chevron’s ultra-expensive new „We Agree“ ad campaign.
The revelations came with the announcement of a new print and video contest that, for a few dollars, continues the fight against Chevron’s mega-millions in a no-holds-barred PR smackdown. (One video, submitted by the comedy troupe Funny or Die, is already cracking up online legions, as are a large number of print submissions. An upcoming billboard alteration contest promises to up the ante yet further.) Read the rest of this entry »

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Verfasst von - 28. Oktober 2010 in Energie, Politik, Welt


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The Yes Men: Massive Chevron Ad Campaign Derailed, Media Slapstick Follows

October 19, 2010

News outlets, citizens duped by web of deceit – but whose?

A day-long comedy of errors began Monday morning when the Yes Men, supported by Rainforest Action Network and Amazon Watch, pre-empted Chevron’s enormous new “We Agree” ad campaign with a satirical version of their own. The activists‘ version highlights Chevron’s environmental and social abuses – the same abuses they say Chevron is attempting to “greenwash.”

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Verfasst von - 19. Oktober 2010 in Energie, Politik, Welt


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