In an unspecified future, Earth's population is kept hard working and ignorant via brain-controlling television broadcasts. The world is manipulated - everything from the Cold War to The Beatles - by the Orwellian 'MI23', whose mantra is 'Truth. Justice. Fear.'
Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno hoaxed the BBC into running a live interview in which the Yes Men claimed to represent the Dow Chemicals company offering compensation to the victims of the worst industrial accident the world had seen, Bhopal. Immediately $2 billion was wiped off the company's share price.