Want to convey your political message on the cheap?

July 20, 2006 | By | 1 Reply More

The inventive minds at freeway blogger have one solution:

With some ordinary cardboard (taken from big box retailers’ dumpsters, of course), some poster paint, and a bungee cord, you too can reach a captive audience of thousands in the span of a few minutes.

In the age of corporately owned media outlets and million dollar candidate campaigns, sometimes guerilla tactics seem necessary to break through the static. Freeway blogger also has put together a short video on their exploits, seen here.

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Erika is a PhD student in Social Psychology living in Chicago. Here on DI she most often writes about current events, psychology, skepticism, media and internet culture.

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  1. Erich Vieth says:

    I just visited http://www.freewayblogger.com/ . What a terrifically simple and effective way to get the message past the censors of the mainstream media! Speaking of which, Freewayblogger.com has a link to an article allegedly posted in 2004 on the site of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. It's no longer there. Hmmmm…

    The general absence of public dissent is a powerful force keeping millions of people feeling impotent and detached from their own government. This is not only "their" country. This is our country too.

    This activism inspires me. I'm

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