Monsanto and the Carnival of Corn

In Chiapas, México, a group of students and activists issued a fake Monsanto press release announcing the Mexican government had officially approved the sale of their patented seeds on a commercial scale. Though the announcement was a fake, Monsanto apparently felt very threatened.

U.S. Chamber Cries Uncle

In 2009, we gave a press conference as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to announce they would be dropping their opposition to climate change legislation. The Chamber was so mad they sued–right after dropping their opposition to climate change legislation. Then, in June of 2013, they gave up the lawsuit much to our chagrin.

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Deport the Statue

Human rights organization Breakthrough partnered with the Yes Lab to focus on how immigration reform legislation affects women, and Legals for the Preservation of American Culture (LPAC) was born. The fictional group launched their anti-immigrant campaign by calling for the deportation of the beloved icon.

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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