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Social Advertising and Design


Osocio is dedicated to social advertising and non-profit campaigns. It's the place where marketing and activism collide. Formerly known as the Houtlust Blog, Osocio is the central online hub for advertisers, ad agencies, grassroots, activists, social entrepreneurs, and good Samaritans from around the globe.

Act Responsible

A collection of socially responsible ads from around the world. Check out their ad of the week.


Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Adbusters is a not-for-profit, reader-supported, 120,000-circulation magazine concerned about the erosion of our physical and cultural environments by commercial forces.


An ever changing collection of designer submitted concert posters.

Freedom of the Press and Alternative News sources

Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Without Borders has fought for press freedom on a daily basis since it was founded in 1985. In 2005, the organization won the European Parliament's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.


Pambazuka broadcasts feature audio and video content with cutting edge commentary and debate from social justice movements across Africa.


Let's face it: reading environmental journalism too often feels like eating your vegetables. Boiled. With no butter. Grist: it's gloom and doom with a sense of humor. So laugh now — or the planet gets it.


This website, powered by Trendalyzer, enables you to explore the changing world from your own computer. Moving graphics show how the development of all countries is changing by the indicators you choose.

The Budget Graph

Harrowing. "Death and Taxes" is a large representational graph of the US federal discretionary budget. It contains over 400 programs and departments and almost every program that receives over 200 million dollars annually. All of the item circles are proportional in size to their spending totals and the percentage change from 2007 is included to spot trends and disproportion.

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