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The Yes Men are revolting!

It may seem that the only times I post here it is to endorse crowdfunding projects – but believe me, that is not intentional. Still, I’d like to point to yet another funding campaign, this time on Kickstarter. The infamous and brilliant Yes Men are launching a new documentary project titled “The Yes Men are […]

Explaining hacktivism // #infographic

We’re getting really big on infographics (actually, we’ve been for a while). This time we’re presenting the work of the Frugal Dad blog that have produced a beautiful and visually appealing infographic explaining the new hacktivism buzz that is sweeping the globe. Hacking has really been taking a new activist role in society in recent […]

Opportunity for communication: Occupy Big Banks with Their Own Junk Mail // #activism #pranks

In the more pranksy division of the political activism spectrum comes this fun suggestion from the good people over at GOOD, where Wylie Overstreet has a suggestion for a pretty easy and fun way to occupy banks from within; through their own junk mail – or, as he puts it: “Using it as an opportunity […]

Danish copyright activist challenges conflicting DRM-legislation

Boing Boing writes: “In Denmark, it’s legal to make copies of commercial videos for backup or other private purposes. It’s also illegal to break the DRM that restricts copying of DVDs. Deciding to find out which law mattered, Henrik Anderson reported himself for 100 violations of the DRM-breaking law (he ripped his DVD collection to […]

Spanish activists issue manifesto on the rights of Internet users

Triggered by the huge debate about ao. the so-called three strikes legislation in Europe, Spanish web activists lead by Javier “Barrapunto” Candeira have formulated a manifesto that express the fundamental rights of Internet users and the principles of net neutrality that so many citizens and non-profit advocacy groups across the globe are fighting to preserve […]

Yes Men pawn Chamber of Commerce over climate change legislation

From the Boing Boing blog: The Yes Men strike again. Posing as members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, they held a press conference today to announce that the chamber would abandon its opposition to climate-change legislation now in Congress. Watch the video: And read the press release. I love these guys. UPDATE (Oct 22, […]

Brilliantly conducted web activism sacks Rush Limbaugh

The much discussed attempt by ultra-conservative radio kingpin Rush Limbaugh to buy the NFL-team St. Louis Rams crashed and burned a couple of days ago after massive criticism by the public – headed by a brilliant web activism strike initiated by Robert Greenwald and his crew at Brave New Films. Not only did they manage […]

Obama: Right city, wrong date

Denmark was surely buzzing last week when the IOC delegates met to decide where the 2016 Olympic Games were to take place. Most of the fuzz of course came because of Obama’s short visit to boost the Chicago campaign, but the otherwise popular president’s visit also stirred heavy criticism; not so much for taking active […]

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Just donated 5 bucks to these guys (the following communication is from the Nonsense NYC newsletter): “Dear Friends, If you live in or near New York City, or plan on being here in early October, please sign up to be part of a very special event that we’re planning with some amazing activist groups. We […]

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