The Yes Men really showed how just subverting people’s expectations really gets people thinking. I got sent this by my friend who works at Ikea the other week and I think it is really applicable. Interestingly enough this is actually a big corporation trying to raise awareness, though I am sure they are not a perfect company at least they are doing something publicly.
In case you don’t know Ikea is a Swedish company that basically sets up big warehouses of flatpack furniture that they sell through displaying them in a show home style. Instead of their usual plush rooms they installed a replication of what life might be like for a Syrian refugee. The article also makes a good point that with the election going on people tend to forget about the other problems in the world.
Here’s the link to check it out: