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Activists deface Bank of America ATMs in San Francisco

• Stephen C. Webster via

Activists with the Rainforest Action Network recently devised a clever way of promoting their message: defacing Bank of America ATMs with non-adhesive stickers that look like the bank’s software interface, bearing some startling truths about the nation’s largest financial institution.

As part of a campaign they’re calling “Bankrupting America,” the activists claim to have visited 85 ATM locations, turning the “automated teller machines” into “automated truth machines.”

Their sticker asks users to “select your transaction,” with options like: “invest in coal-fired power plants,” “foreclose on America’s homes,” “bankroll climate change” and “fund executive bonuses.”