AI Equality Strike

A series of flash mobs aimed at raising media awareness about AI existential risk and the need for economic and resource redistribution.

Updated June 29, 2023

Campaign Idea

AI Equality Strike

Campaign Description

The AI Equality Strike is a series of flash mobs targeting major media outlets to raise awareness about AI existential risk and facilitate discussions on economic and resource redistribution. Participants will engage in synchronized, silent demonstrations, holding signs, banners, and placards highlighting the need for AI risk management and policies to redistribute wealth and resources to address societal inequalities.

Theory for Why This Campaign Will Create Change

By engaging media outlets with well-coordinated, visually striking flash mobs, the AI Equality Strike campaign will garner significant attention and discussion around AI existential risk and wealth redistribution. This will help bring these issues to the forefront of political debates and encourage policy makers to critically assess and address AI risks and socioeconomic inequalities.

Sample Viral Social Media Post from the Campaign

“🚨 BREAKING: Flash mobs are taking over media outlets in major cities worldwide, demanding immediate action to address AI existential risk and economic inequalities! 🤖🌍💰 #AIEqualityStrike #FlashMobForJustice”

Sample Press Release Announcing Campaign to Media


AI Equality Strike: A Flash Mob Campaign Aiming at Media Outlets to Raise Awareness on AI Existential Risk and Facilitate Economic and Resource Redistribution

Starting on [Campaign Start Date], a series of flash mobs dubbed the AI Equality Strike will target major media outlets worldwide. The goal of the campaign is to raise awareness about the existential risks posed by artificial intelligence and to facilitate discussions on the need for fair distribution and redistribution of wealth and resources. Participants will demonstrate silently, holding signs and banners urging policy makers to take action to mitigate AI risks and address economic inequalities.

The AI Equality Strike campaign seeks to engage media, politicians, and the public in a dialogue about these pressing issues in order to create lasting, positive change.

Story Written in the First Person Perspective

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It all started with a simple idea: to combine the power of flash mobs with the urgency of addressing AI existential risk and economic inequality. We knew that by targeting media outlets, we could grab their attention and direct it towards the critical issues at hand. Our silent demonstrations, with participants holding powerful messages on signs and banners, resonated with people around the world.

As the campaign gained momentum, media coverage exploded, sparking debate and discussions about AI risk and wealth redistribution. Policy makers could no longer ignore our demands, and we saw a shift towards new policies that prioritized AI safety and addressed socioeconomic inequalities.

How Will Opponents to This Campaign Try to Stop It

Some opponents may argue that the campaign is alarmist, oversimplifying complex issues, or detracting from other pressing concerns. Others may attempt to downplay the severity of AI existential risk and dismiss the need for wealth redistribution.

How Should Activists Respond to Opponent’s Attempts to Stop It

Activists should respond by providing clear, concise information about the risks posed by AI and the necessity of addressing economic inequalities. They should also emphasize the importance of diverse perspectives and the need for public engagement in policy discussions around these issues.

What Are the Steps Necessary to Launch the Campaign

  1. Research and identify major media outlets to target.

    • Suggestion: Use online resources to create a list of media outlets in key cities.
  2. Develop the campaign’s key messages and slogans.

    • Suggestion: Create a committee to brainstorm powerful slogans and key messaging.
  3. Plan and coordinate flash mob events.

    • Suggestion: Assign a coordinator for each city to plan and synchronize flash mob demonstrations.
  4. Mobilize activists and participants.

    • Suggestion: Use social media and local activist networks to recruit participants and spread the word about the campaign.
  5. Craft and distribute the press release announcing the campaign.

    • Suggestion: Have a dedicated team create and distribute the press release to targeted media outlets.

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