New York, NY
- Citystreets opens a new front in the war against
terrorism. While the battle for Baghdad may
be over, the war against terrorism continues
in many places.
In an ongoing
effort to bring attention to the connection
between oil use and terrorism funding, Citystreets
has created a series of controversial stickers
that are meant to be applied to gasoline pumps
by drivers filling up at gas stations.
stickers are not a boycott asking people to
stop driving. Rather, they are a wake up call
to drivers, pointing out that every driver of
every car, not just gas guzzling SUV’s,
supports terrorism when they fill up at the
gas pump. The point of the stickers is to bring
attention to the lack of a national energy policy
that reduces dependence on foreign oil, to end
legislative loopholes that allow SUV’s
and pickup trucks to fall outside of mileage
and emission standards, and to point out a lack
of investment in mass transit both within cities
and between them. The bright yellow stickers
use an Arabic looking typeface with the following
1. To support
terrorism swipe card here.
2. Thank you for your continued support.
3. Terrorist donation box.
are part of an ongoing campaign to bring attention
to the role of oil dollars as a funding source
for terrorism. The first piece in the campaign
was a commercial called "AK47-redux"
released August 15th 2002. "AK47-redux"
is a parody of the US Government's $150 million
dollar effort to tie drug use to the war on
terrorism through public service commercials
released by the Office of National Drug Control
If you would like
some stickers to place on gas pumps near you,
send us a #10 self addressed stamped
envelope, and we'll mail you a pack of around
20 stickers. The stickers are free but if you
do have a job, a trust fund, or some Lotto winings,
please hit the 'spare some change' button at
the top of the page. If you are making a donation
of at least $10.00, write your address and "Me
like-ee some petrol stickers!" in your
message, and forget about sending the SASE.