2 posts tagged The Yes Men
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.
Voice of Art - The Tax Dodgers, Pt. 1
Gan Golan, street theater artist and co-author of best-sellers “Goodnight Bush” and “The Adventures of Unemployed Man,” leads a mock baseball team called “The Tax Dodgers.” Golan’s guerrilla art tactics developed through his student-activist years at MIT, battling the World Trade Organization in Cancun, Mexico, and eventually taking on powerful corporations alongside Occupy Wall Street.