on television

When you go on the TV as an official spokesperson, they usually put you in front of a blue or green screen, and then put all sorts of stuff behind you. Or maybe just the Eiffel Tower.

The Yes Men versus some really stupid French politicians

April, 2007 |

In 2007, we set up a fake TV studio and convinced a powerful French politician he was on right-wing American talk show. Among other things, deputy Patrick Balkany said: "There are no poor people in France. There are people who choose to be homeless - but we feed them, we house them, we wash them...."



Might makes right

June, 2001 |

On July 6, 2001, an email arrives at GATT.org from a television producer with CNBC Marketwrap Europe. The producer wants a representative of the WTO to debate an “anti-globalization” activist (possibly Naomi Klein) live in front of millions of TV viewers. The date: July 19th, the eve of the G8 protests in Genoa.

Bhopal on BBC

Dow Does the Right Thing

November, 2004 |

Jude announces a radical new direction for Dow, where they take full responsibility for the 1984 Bhopal India disaster.

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