Other98 was founded on Tax Day, 2010.
Quarantine the Kochs
On January 30th, 2011, over a thousand rallied outside the secret, biannual Koch conference, a shadowy gathering of corporate tycoons who plan their buying of elections for the upcoming political cycle, along with their ability to shelf legislation that imperils their enormous profits. It is organized by the Koch brothers, the preeminent funders of far-right political and anti-science efforts in the United States.
Koch Brothers Guerrilla Drive-In
We took over the David Koch Theater at Lincoln Center in New York City, with Koch Brothers Exposed (kochbrothersexposed.com) and Brave New Foundation (bravenewfoundation.org).
Occupy the Kochs
The Koch's main front group, Americans for Prosperity (AFP), hosted a gala at the Washington Convention Center in DC. Guests included Mitt Romney, Herman Cain, Andrew Breitbart, and Grover Norquist. Outside Other98 gathered for a Guerrilla Drive-In. We had a blast.
Video Launch: Exxon Hates Your Children
We were served a cease and desist for daring to air this satirical TV ad. Worth it.
We joined CREDO and Rainforest Action Network to create the NoKXL Pledge of Resistance, kickstarting an enormous nationwide movement. We kept up the heat until President Obama issued the final veto in 2015.
Free The Press Indiegogo Raises 200K
We tried to buy the Tribune Company. We didn't quite make it, but what a ride.
Launch of the Mosquito Fleet
Other98 throws down at the "Paddle In Seattle" and helps launch the Mosquito Fleet. Shell has since ceased all arctic drilling operations. #ShellNo
Launched Whistleblow Wall Street
Other98 launched Whistleblow Wall Street, a Tor secured server designed to shine a light on banker malfeasance.
We were honored to work with Standing Rock Sioux tribal leadership to produce Stand With Standing Rock. It is the tribe's central organizing, fundraising, and digital advocacy hub for the pipeline protests.