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European Union leaders thank activists for pressure on global warming

Article: European Union leaders thank activists for pressure on global warming

“It was only thanks to your massive pressure over the past six months that we could so dramatically shift our climate-change policies…. To those who were arrested, we thank you.”

Ever heard such a statement from a politician? Me either. Yet, last week, EU leaders thanked European citizens who’d participated in months of non-violent direct action on the causes of global warming, and noted this activism had resulted in the political will to address climate change in a meaningful manner.

The YES MEN Fix Sundance's Humor Deficit

Article: The YES MEN Fix Sundance's Humor Deficit

I was especially eager, then, for last night’s premiere of THE YES MEN FIX THE WORLD.

Festival Updates My Premiere: THE YES MEN

Article: Festival Updates My Premiere: THE YES MEN

Writers/directors Mike Bonanno’s and Andy Bichlbaum’s THE YES MEN FIX THE WORLD, a film participating in the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.