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Powerful Anti-Violence Film Wants You to Unload Gun Companies From Your 401(k) 'They will respond to economic pain'

Unload Your 401(k), a powerful three-minute film from Grey New York, takes aim at a new target in the debate over guns in America: the pocketbooks of firearms companies. The video…

May 6, 2014, 8:57 AM EDT

Would You Recognize a Loved One Dressed Like the Homeless? These People Didn't Hidden-camera stunt aims to 'make them visible'

Most city dwellers tend to avoid eye contact with the homeless, a fact that made one advocacy group wonder: Would you recognize your own relatives if they were living on…

April 23, 2014, 4:45 PM EDT

How Do You Break Through Apathy? One Agency Tries for Rage Stunt tricks Londoners into rallying for the poor

Pleas to help the poor are usually ignored. So what if you turned things around and started advocating against the poor? Would anyone come to their defense? Publicis London put that…

April 10, 2014, 11:26 AM EDT

New Attention-Grabbing Mannequins Are Modeled After Disabled Public Figures 'Because who is perfect?' advocacy group asks

It was Junot Diaz who said, "If you want to make a human being into a monster, deny them, at the cultural level, any reflection of themselves." So Pro Infirmis,…

December 4, 2013, 9:55 AM EST

Chinese Ad Campaign Urges People to Stop Eating Dogs and Cats It's apparently a serious problem

"Say no to dog or cat meat." That's the message in 279 new ads being plastered across Chinese train stations, bus stations and elevators by a pet advocacy group called…

November 14, 2013, 11:10 AM EST

'Skip' Button Shows How Easily Job Interviewers Can Ignore Ex-Cons Would you hear him out?

If job interviews had a skip button, would anyone be willing to hear out an ex-con? That's the question Leo Burnett and a U.K. nonprofit try to make you answer…

October 24, 2013, 11:14 AM EDT

Branding the Next Pro-Choice Generation Campaign marks 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade

It would have been more predictable if Naral Pro-Choice America chose to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade—the historical Supreme Court decision that affirmed a woman's right to…

January 23, 2013, 5:22 PM EST

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