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We have 316 campaigns in the field of activism to promote social, political, economic, or environmental change.
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  • Defacing violence against women

    Defacing violence against women

    By on 16 November 2016

    This smart guerilla action by a group of creatives in Chicago, USA, starts with a simple insight – if we think it’s OK to deface posters of women with sexist and violent grafitti, what does that imply about how society sees violence against...

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  • A beautiful, artistic, and surprisingly controversial transit campaign

    By on 30 October 2016

    The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) partnered with the National Ballet of Canada to cross-promote the two institutions with a campaign called, “We Move You.” It’s beautiful, unexpected, artistic, and… body-shaming? “We can’t deny that there is a lot of body-based...

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  • Activists put warning labels on racist costumes

    By on 20 October 2016

    BuzzFeed reports that a Canadian group, Saskatchewan Coalition Against Racism (SCAR), has been running a guerrilla campaign against a Halloween retailer selling costumes that promote offensive stereotypes of Indigenous peoples. The group targeted a Spirit Halloween location in Regina, affixing...

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  • #SavePepe: A campaign to reclaim a meme

    By on 19 October 2016

    It was just one more stupid meme in a year of internet stupidity, egged on by a very stupid American election campaign. One of the iconic Pepe web comics from the early 2000s But for some reason, the use of...

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  • Katy Perry gets naked for democracy

    By on 28 September 2016

    How’s that for a clickbait headline? In this Funny or Die video, part of their Everyone Votes campaign for Rock The Vote, the bubbly pop singer encourages young American voters to go to the polls on Tuesday, November 8, wearing whatever...

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  • The Celebrity “Talking Heads” Video Goes Meta

    By on 22 September 2016

    The Save The Day political action committee (PAC), a non-candidate-affiliated political group in the United States, has recruited director Joss Whedon and a “shit-ton of famous people” to encourage left-leaning Americans to register to vote to defeat Republican presidential nominee Donald...

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  • Richard Branson Vs. capital punishment: #DeathPenaltyFail

    By on 25 August 2016

    Baby-boomer’s-baby-boomer and entrepreneur Richard Branson has backed a global campaign against capital punishment: #DeathPenaltyFail. #DeathPenaltyFail https://t.co/RvDPkSYKHs pic.twitter.com/8VxVHgjADV — Richard Branson (@richardbranson) August 25, 2016 Using his massive media empire, Branson has focussed his sights especially on the United States as...

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  • Embarrassed poem by Hollie McNish about breastfeeding

    Embarrassed!

    By on 14 August 2016

    It may be due to my interest, but it can also be the resurrection of poetry. I find it striking how much poetry with social commitment I meet lately, and I love it! This video from director Jake Dypka made...

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  • #SKYBALLS exposes Britain to a giant flying scrotum

    By on 2 August 2016

    Not much to say about this one. Just as some organizations use our fascination about breasts and bums to get us talking about forms of cancer that affect those regions of the body, the UK’s Male Cancer Awareness Campaign (MCAC) likes...

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  • #23Ways you could be killed if you are Black in America

    By on 20 July 2016

    American singer-songwriter Alicia Keys and her We Are Here movement have a message for her President and Congress:  “We must right our historic wrongs and heal the wounds of systemic racism so that all Americans have the equal right to...

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