#ShellFAIL viral campaigners exposed

Arcticready or #Shellfail? Shell's Climate Disaster Gets a Rehearsal
Activists claim responsibility for viral sensation, corporate makeover

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Shell's Epic Party Fail

To celebrate Shell’s era-defining Arctic drilling program, a gala is announced in Seattle’s historic Space Needle. The event goes haywire (and viral) when a miniature rig-drink-dispenser malfunctions.

The Yes Lab wants YOU (or an organization you know)

Do you know any New York organizations that would like to ruin more nasty parties, or otherwise make a splash around a campaign issue? Read on!

And let's have our own party in Times Square TOMORROW (Tuesday, May 15th, at 6PM) to make it clear that another city (and another world, of course) is possible. More information: anothernyc.org, @anothernyc, facebook.com/anothernyc.

Party ends badly for U.S. trade reps, federal agents

Know of a New York organization that would like to try some Yes Lab shenanigans in the fall? Read on!

May 12, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DALLAS PARTY ENDS BADLY FOR U.S. TRADE REPS AND FEDERAL AGENTS
Dozens of rogue "delegates" disrupt Trans-Pacific Partnership gala with "award," "mic check," mass toilet paper replacement, projection

This fall's Yes Lab @ Hemi!

If you're in New York City, visit yeslab.org/hemi to find out how you can be involved in next semester's Yes Lab @ NYU's Hemispheric Institute. It'll start with a full-day introductory workshop, during which you'll work with local activists and the Yes Men to figure out just the right project for you. You'll then meet once a week throughout the semester to get feedback on where you and your group have gotten.

+Brigades at 5:30 today (Sunday, April 22)

This from the +Brigades:

If you're in New York City, join +Brigades and the Yes Lab today at 5:30 for: 

Bank of America not yours... yet

April 19, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ON-THE-BRINK BANK STILL NOT YOURS (YET)
Dow Jones posts fake release for two hours; bank gets fake website blacklisted, briefly

    Contact: bofa@yeslab.org

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Ivan Marovic April 10, religion April 12

This Tuesday, April 10, Ivan Marovic returns to speak at 7pm at 34 Stuyvesant Street, room 105. Come see a surprising and entertaining event, followed by a historic visit to Union Square.

David Graeber this Thursday

This Thursday, March 29, come see David Graeber discuss culture as creative refusal—how what we think of as primordial "cultures," historically, can just as easily be conceived as social movements which were to some degree successful in achieving their aims.

Union Square! Smucker March 22, Graeber March 29

This just in: the Union Square occupation is completely fantastic!

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