Saturday, January 30, 2010

Backslappers Circuit: YesMen prank Davos glass-chinkers fest (video)

The YesMen are at it again - this time they prank Davos to bring attention to important causes. A press release was sent out from the World Economic Forum, describing how "world leaders" in Davos have pledged a "strategy to end poverty now." A statement from World Economic Forum Chair Klaus Schwab read, "In light of the recent tragedy in Haiti, which was already on the brink due to free-market policies, it is clear that taking a new tack to end poverty is morally necessary."

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