Voice Of Art – The Tax Dodgers (Part 4) (Update)
Voice Of Art – Tax Dodgers (Part 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 (Part 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 (Part 2)
Wall Street’s least favorite baseball team “The Tax Dodgers” prepare their performance tactics for a big upcoming game. Citizens for Tax Justice illustrate the problem of corporate tax dodging, a former police captain fights against “corporate sociopaths,” and The Yes Men detail the corporate hijacking of the US political system through devious means.
Voice Of Art – The Tax Dodgers (Part 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.