Bloomberg vs. Warlord Gets Woman Fired

November 22, 2011

"Bloomberg rep" fired from market research firm for performance highlighting absent mayor's violent tactics


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Bloomberg's No-First-Amendment Zone

Occupy Wall Street actions

Funny actions are funny. People like them. Therefore, ever since the first week Zuccotti was occupied, the Yes Lab has been working in the Occupy movement by helping create funny actions that highlight the messages of Occupy Wall Street, and also by helping to document and publicize the actions of others.

Massive drum circle for Bloomberg! Come one, come all!

Now, finally, a drum circle you don't have to be high to enjoy: this Sunday at 2pm, for 24 hours, bring the love to Mayor Bloomberg's personal townhouse: 17 East 79th Street.

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Nov. 17 Day of Action, and "Grampa Was a Terrorist"

Thanks to Bloomberg's insane attempt at eviction, things have heated up very dramatically in advance of this Thursday's mass non-violent direct action in New York City. This Thursday was already going to be epic—now, we can only expect the mindblowing.

APEC World Leaders Dinner Gets Occupied

November 13, 2011

APEC World Leaders Dinner Gets Occupied
Within secure zone, musician sings on behalf of the many

Video and photos below

Honolulu - A change in the programmed entertainment at last night's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) gala left a few world leaders slack-jawed, though most seemed not to notice that anything was amiss.

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The climate campaigners the U.S. doesn't want you to hear

This week for Revolutionaries Live!, we're joined by UK climate campaign campaigners John Stewart and Dan Glass. These guys are celebrated environmentalists, recognized by the Independent and the Guardian as the "most effective and innovative green activists in the UK." They won suppor

Brokers and Police for the Occupation

This morning, two members of the Yes Lab brought a dozen thrift-store suits to Zuccotti Park and asked for volunteers. Then, within earshot of the police, the group made a human microphone announcement about a "highly risky, very arrestable" action. Then, together with a brand-new police escort, the group headed towards the Wall Street Bull chanting "Castrate the bull!" and other angry slogans. More police joined.

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Become BFFs with a banker!

A couple of the results from the BFF tumblr:

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Three lessons from the Chevron campaign

(From the Yes Men's acceptance speech for the Art of Activism award given them at RAN's annual fundraising dinner.)

It's nice to be here among the 1%. And it's really nice to know that even the 1% has a 99%.

One year ago, Ginger Cassady from RAN contacted us with some amazing news: RAN had been leaked the files for Chevron's upcoming multimillion-dollar rebranding campaign, which featured slogans like "Oil companies should get real... We agree!"


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