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We have 321 campaigns in the field of activism to promote social, political, economic, or environmental change.
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  • ACLU Dash Button turns political anger into action

    By on 23 February 2017

      Amazon Dash Buttons are physical buttons that allow you to order consumable items instantly  without opening a browser or app. American designer Nathan Pryor wondered, “Why reserve that instant gratification for physical goods? Why not push a button and...

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  • Royal Navy Become A Suicide Bomber

    Spoof Navy recruitment posters across London: Become A Suicide Bomber

    By on 7 February 2017

    These spoof posters appeared last week across London. They were secretly hanged at night by subvertising organisation @SpecialPatrols. The posters pointing passer-by to the website at royalnavy.org.uk which can easily be confused with the official address royalnavy.mod.uk. The text on the poster...

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  • Shepard Fairey about We The People

    Shepard Fairey about We The People

    By on 30 January 2017

    This video is nice rough cut made in the days of the Trump inauguration and the following Women’s March in Los Angeles. But the filmmaker Laura Rudich began with an interview of Shepard Fairey at his latest exhibition in gallery Subliminal Projects....

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  • Celebrities need a new way to make a difference

    Celebrities need a new way to make a difference

    By on 17 January 2017

    Remember when a bunch of celebrities used their massive social influence to swing a US presidential election? Yeah, didn’t quite happen. But that hasn’t stopped another group of stars — Emma Stone, Natalie Portman, Amy Adams, Matthew McConaughey, Chris Pine, Hailee...

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  • Censorship of #AsAmericanAs ads proves their point

    By on 17 January 2017

    Fusion Media Group recently hired New York agency SS+K to produce a series of posters about American diversity. When they tried to have them placed in out-of-home locations in major US cities, to their surprise several iterations were rejected by...

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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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