Green Patriot Posters: Images For A New Activism

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During World War II, the United States was able to mobilize industry and motivate its citizens with breathtaking speed. The nation overhauled its factories and transformed its habits of consumption to rally behind the war effort. The strong, graphically compelling posters at the heart of that campaign still resonate today. Green Patriot Posters reworks the momentum of WPA (Works Progress Administration) and WWII propaganda into a forward thinking project that promotes sustainability and fights climate change. Organized by Edward Morris of The Canary Project, Dmitri Siegel and published by Metropolis Books, Green Patriot Posters presents 50 tear-away designs by Shepard Fairey, Michael Bierut, DJ Spooky, James Victore and numerous other gifted designers who responded to an ongoing open call. The book also features brilliant essays by Morris and Siegel, Thomas L. Friedman, Steven Heller and Morgan Clendaniel that help to negotiate an inclusive ideology of environmental advocacy that is fueled by art, design, individual action and community support. To learn more about the project or to submit a poster please visit, To buy a copy,