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Massive Leak Reveals Criminality, Paranoia Among Corporates

Monday, 27 February 2012, 2:08 pm | The Yes Men

Dow pays "strategic intelligence" firm to spy on Yes Men and grassroots activists. Takeaway: movement is on the right track! More >>

Confusion at Oil Spill Summit from BP Impostor

Wednesday, 20 April 2011, 2:26 pm | The Yes Men

New Orleans, LA. - Attendees of the “Gulf Coast Leadership Summit” received a pleasant surprise this morning upon hearing a representative from the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announce a ban on toxic dispersants -- as well ... More >>

Chevron Campaign Derailed, Media Slapstack Ensues

Wednesday, 20 October 2010, 1:22 pm | The Yes Men

A day-long comedy of errors began Monday morning when the Yes Men, supported by Rainforest Action Network and Amazon Watch, pre-empted Chevron's enormous new “We Agree” ad campaign with a satirical version of their own. The activists' version ... More >>

ADM Tries to Take Down Funny Video

Friday, 5 February 2010, 9:29 am | The Yes Men

A legal complaint from agribusiness giant ADM has resulted in the removal from Youtube of a fake video of ADM's CEO making over-honest pronouncements. (The video is still available here, here, and, for download and reposting, here.) More >>

Scurrilous Videos Besmirch, Enrage Forum, Leaders

Friday, 29 January 2010, 11:49 am | The Yes Men

In a series of diabolically stupid, a cabal of anti-poverty filmmakers have performed an elaborate slander of the World Economic Forum, showing its leading taking a dramatic departure from the litany of meaningless pledges they usually make at the annual ... More >>

Copenhagen Spoof Shames Canada; No Joke!

Wednesday, 16 December 2009, 11:10 am | The Yes Men

COPENHAGEN, Denmark - "Canada is 'red-faced'!" ( Globe and Mail ) "Copenhagen spoof shames Canada!" ( Guardian) "Hoax slices through Canadian spin on warming!" ( The Toronto Star ) "A childish prank!" ( Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada ) More >>

Will the Real Chamber of Commerce Please Stand up?

Tuesday, 20 October 2009, 11:34 am | The Yes Men

Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce reversed its position on climate change policy, and promised to immediately cease lobbying against the Kerry-Boxer bill. Not. Not. More >>

Fix the World's a Riot. No, Really.

Wednesday, 7 October 2009, 6:27 pm | The Yes Men

Free-market capitalism is dangerous. It's run by a whole lot of bad, powerful people, and it hurts a whole lot of people who don't deserve to be hurt. More >>

Tabloid Tells Truth About Climate Change

Tuesday, 22 September 2009, 12:04 pm | The Yes Men

Early this morning, nearly a million New Yorkers were stunned by the appearance of a "special edition" New York Post blaring headlines that their city could face deadly heat waves, extreme flooding, and other lethal effects of global warming within the ... More >>

Media Heist: NY Post Tells Truth About Climate

Tuesday, 22 September 2009, 10:38 am | The Yes Men

Early this morning, nearly a million New Yorkers were stunned by the appearance of a "special edition" New York Post blaring headlines that their city could face deadly heat waves, extreme flooding, and other lethal effects of global warming within the ... More >>

Dow, ExxonMobil Slam New Yes Men Film

Wednesday, 5 August 2009, 12:12 pm | The Yes Men

DOW, EXXONMOBIL SLAM NEW YES MEN FILM FOR "INACCURACIES", "MISREPRESENTATION"; CONCEDE PIC "ENTERTAINING" U.K. theatrical premiere of "The Yes Men Fix the World" August 7, opens in U.S. theaters in October More >>

Special NY Times Edition Proclaims End To Wars

Thursday, 13 November 2008, 9:56 am | The Yes Men

Early this morning, commuters nationwide were delighted to find out that while they were sleeping, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan had come to an end. If, that is, they happened to read a "special edition" of today's New York Times. More >>

Exxon Proposes Burning Humanity for Fuel

Friday, 15 June 2007, 2:36 pm | The Yes Men

Imposters posing as ExxonMobil and National Petroleum Council (NPC) representatives delivered an outrageous keynote speech to 300 oilmen at GO-EXPO, Canada's largest oil conference, held at Stampede Park in Calgary, Alberta, today. More >>

Duping CNN & Spawning False Hopes In New Orleans

Friday, 1 September 2006, 11:54 am | The Yes Men

An irresponsible, unemployed, middle-class huckster posed as an assistant to HUD Secretary Alphonso Jackson and insinuated himself into a Gulf Coast Reconstruction Conference yesterday. More >>

Dow Rejects Proposal To Clean Bhopal Using 1Q Pft.

Monday, 16 May 2005, 1:26 pm | The Yes Men

The same man who appeared on BBC World TV last December as a Dow representative to announce that Dow would finally clean up Bhopal [1] showed up today at Dow's Annual General Meeting (AGM) to suggest the same thing to Dow's board of directors and shareholders. More >>

 

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