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The paintbrush is mightier than the sword – art as a tool for social change

  Q. What do you do when a military regime builds 10ft walls of concrete to keep protesters away from government buildings? A. Paint them. This is exactly what Egyptian activists and artists have consistently done over the past three years. Art … Continue reading

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Targets – Or how Greenpeace used the public to pressure Lego to hurt Shell

 On October 9th 2014, Lego finally succumbed to pressure from Greenpeace to end its marketing contract with Oil company Shell. The straw that broke the camel’s back was this video – ‘Everything’s NOT awesome’, a Greenpeace remake of a song featured … Continue reading

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