Biotic Baking Brigade

Biotic Baking Brigade

Infobox Organization
name =Biotic Baking Brigade


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website = [http://bioticbakingbrigade.org/ Bioticbakingbrigade.org]

The Biotic Baking Brigade is a loosely connected group [cite web
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] of left-wing activists, famous for throwing pies in the faces of such figures as Bill Gates, San Francisco mayors Willie Brown, [cite web
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] and Gavin Newsome [cite web |url=http://hpn.asu.edu/archives/Nov98/0065.html |title=SF Supervisor PIED At Re-Election Party/Biotic Baking Brigade |accessdate=2008-08-02|date=1998-11-04] , anti-gay preacher Fred Phelps, economist Milton Friedman, Swedish King Carl Gustaf, former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien, conservative journalist William F. Buckley, former WTO head Renato Ruggiero, conservative writer Ann Coulter, and Ralph Nader, among others.

The group espouses a left-wing philosophy, with members also active in ecology, social justice, animal rights, and feminist movements, with connections to groups like Earth First!, Food Not Bombs, and ACT UP.cite web
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] It opposes corporate neoliberalism as well as any institution or individual who commits "crimes against people and the land."

Concerning the group, popular activist Jim Hightower has stated "The BBB's pies are the Boston Tea Party of our modern day, sending a serious message softly to the corporate oligarchy." Jello Biafra has similarly asked, "Is well placed humor one of the best protest tactics there is? The proof is in the pudding! Or should I sayndash pie cream."Verify source|date=April 2008

Members have been tried for battery as a result of their pieing.

ee also

*List of people who have been pied

References

External links

* [http://bioticbakingbrigade.org/ Official website]
* [http://www.whisperedmedia.org/piepage.html The Pie's the Limit (video)]


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