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Mohawk Paper Joins Chamber of Commerce Exodus

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

The Chamber has been losing members -- real members out of its actual 300,000 or less total -- at a rate of several each week lately.

The Yes Men Fix the World's a Riot. No, Really.

The Yes Men | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Yes Men

Our new film's story is simple: two guys, armed with nothing but thrift-store suits, infiltrate the world of big business, where we make a lot of bad, powerful people really uncomfortable.

Jason Linkins

Canada Gets Punk'd In Copenhagen: Work Of The Yes Men, Mayhap? | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UPDATE (5:55 P.M. EST): Huffington Post Green Editor Katherine Goldstein, who is in Copenhagen at the COP15 Climate Change Summit, spoke to Andy Bichl...

The Yes Men Rule

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Feffer

It is, like all fine gourmet water, "bottled at source." Even the French name of the water suggests elegance: B'eau Pal. But wait: B'eau Pal? That sounds rather familiar.

Yes Men Storm Whole Foods In Manhattan

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After last night's showing of the new Yes Men film, a crowd of moviegoers stormed over to the Whole Foods on Houston Street and staged their own prote...

Jason Linkins

Ten Things That Did Not Suck About The Media In 2009 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's New Year's Eve, that time of year when you toss aside your better instincts and succumb to America's need for Contemplative Listicles that Explai...

ReThink Review: The Yes Men Fix the World -- Speaking Truth by Faking Power

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Armed only with cheap suits, fake websites, a few props and nuts the size of Survivaballs, the Yes Men have become infamous for infiltrating corporate events pretending to be spokesmen for government agencies or some of the world's most powerful companies.

Arlen Specter Chased By The Yes Men In "SurvivaBalls"

The Huffington Post | Eric Sorensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The streets surrounding Capitol Hill were home to a strange sight Tuesday morning as a group of people, costumed in round canvas outfits, waddled afte...

The Yes Men Prank Coke In Copenhagen

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From The Yes Men, merry climate pranksters, have been oddly quiet of late. Strange, since we are now deep into week one of the Copenhagen c...

Trick or Treat for Climate Change

Amy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Goodman

Halloween is coming, and children will be dressing up and chanting "trick or treat," their demand for candy backed up by the threat of a prank. Climate-change activists, from pranksters to presidents, are doing the same.

Democracy WOW! With The Yes Men

Sara Benincasa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sara Benincasa


Katherine Goldstein

The Yes Men Explain How To Pull Off An International Prank (VIDEO) | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Last week while I was in Copenhagen, I got a press release in an email stating that Canada was totally reversing its climate change position, announci...

First ACORN. Citibank, AIG, Goldman Sachs Next?

The Yes Men | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
The Yes Men

We posed as Dow Chemical representatives at a big banking conference where we said that any number of human deaths is acceptable as long as a project is profitable. The bankers applauded.

Jason Linkins

The Yes Men: Interview With Andy Bichlbaum (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With the help of a cadre of dedicated volunteers, Bichlbaum and his partner in crime, Mike Bonnano -- who form the satirists known as The Yes Men -- produced and distributed a spoofed copy of the New York Post.

Infotainment Rules: Should Letterman, DeLay and Ferrell Dominate Discourse?

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein

Could Letterman be reaching for some of Jon Stewart's magic? And do stunt documentaries really change anything? Like the Ferrell video, are they only for the converted?

Jason Linkins

Fake New York Post: The Yes Men's Latest Takes On The Environment | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Just about ten months after the successful distribution of a lovingly crafted, satirical facsimile of the New York Times, the activist-pranksters know...

Fake NY Post Activists Detained By Police

Daily Finance | Jeff Bercovici | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New York Post does not have a sense of humor about itself, it would seem. Early this morning, some 2,000 activists affiliated with a group called...

SurvivaBall: New Yes Men Prank Focuses On Global Warming (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Yes Men are back and this time they're going green. Nine months ago the group of socially-minded pranksters pulled off an elaborate hoax, distribu...

Third Screen: How Now Dow... Chemical?

Vickie Karp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vickie Karp

Corporations don't always do what's right. Maybe they can't. Maybe they don't want to. Maybe they want to but the shareholders wouldn't like it. Cue: The Yes Men.

The Yes Men Fix The World One Prank at a Time

Liza Weisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Liza Weisberg

In their new HBO documentary The Yes Men Fix the World, the eponymous pranksters take aim at unapologetic free market profiteers.

Why the Yes Men Said "No"

The Yes Men | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Yes Men

We know our decision won't get us too many friends in Israel, even among progressives. But we have to do what seems right to us, and hope the message gets through.

The Planet Is Saved ... Pass It on

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah van Gelder

World leaders negotiate an historic climate agreement. ... Temperature rise will be kept below 2 degrees, averting runaway global heating and chaotic ...

Jason Linkins

New York Times Prankers On How They Pulled Off Hoax | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A week ago, the world woke up to a stunningly well-crafted, and good-hearted, prank, as across the nation, fake copies of the New York Times were diss...

Pranksters Hack the New York Times

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sarah van Gelder

The YES Men have done it again -- only this time with a new level of smarts and pizazz.

The Yes Men Strike Again - Free NYTimes Hoax | Bruce Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sorry, folks, the paper isn't free. And the Iraq war isn't over, at least not yet. In an elaborate hoax, pranksters distributed thousands of free c...