2 posts tagged Social Commentary
Voice of Art - Tax Dodgers, Pt 4
The Tax Dodgers visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame, where an exhibit featuring their jersey and 1% cap is on public display. Tom Shieber, the museum’s Senior Curator, puts the exhibit in context of the long historical use of baseball as a metaphor in social and political commentary.
Voice of Art - Tax Dodgers, Pt. 3
The Tax Dodgers play against the 99% team in Philadelphia, using baseball as a metaphor for the games played by big corporations. their bribery, rule changing and flat-out cheating get them arrested by Ray Lewis, (former) Philadelphia Police Captain. The Yes Men’s Andy Bichlbaum tells how creative activism can break under-reported stories through the mainstream media blockade.