DREAMers Keep On Dreaming

College for undocumented youth? The Common Application, Inc. finally accepts students without papers, offering equal access to upwards of 500 private colleges. The real Common App denies, denies, denies

Yes Lab presents 'revolutionary' speaker series at NYU!

The series continues this week with 

Bank’s Dodgy Climate Portfolio Revealed

Counter Balance, a coalition of NGOs dedicated to holding the European Investment Bank accountable to the EU's clean energy standards, teamed up with the Yes Lab to hijack an EIB press conference and tell them to stop financing coal.

Pharmacies targeted for shutdown

July 31, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

UNITED STATES ATTORNEY PUTS PHARMACY OPERATORS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ON NOTICE
Curbing illegal drug use via shutdowns will keep communities safe  

Flow of drugs in La Jolla stopped cold

In July 2012, U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy announces that pharmacies in La Jolla, San Diego's wealthiest neighborhood, would be shut down because of medication abuse associated with those pharmacies. That was only the start....

The Dalai Lama Welcoming Committee

In honor of a visit from the Dalai Lama, Middlebury College announces that it will divest from industries of violence - with a little prodding from its student body.

Shell Blocks Employee Access to Activist Website

71,010 employees blocked from tweeting Oprah about Supreme Court murder case

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Yes Lab and speaker series launching at NYU in 2 weeks

Attention NYU students: TWO subversive pleasures are available for credit!

1. JOIN THE YES LAB, beginning October 13, and fight for a worthwhile cause while having more fun than you thought possible.

Trans-Pacific Partnership Receives "Corporate Power Tool Award"

Is there a way to get lots of attention for something boring, secretive, and highly wonkish, with an acronym that sounds like stuff you wipe your butt with? The TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) is yet another nasty trade deal being forced on the world by US trade reps under the influence of corporate lobbyists, and an anonymous organization sought the help of the Yes Lab to stir up some media interest. Together we cooked up a comic microphone hijacking and rogue awards ceremony which honored US Trade Representatives in Dallas for their tireless work against the 99 percent.

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