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25 Bizarre Protest Pieces

From Controversial Canine Activism to Guerrilla Benching

— June 25, 2011 — Naughty
I am all for a good, peaceful demonstration against the man, but these bizarre protest pieces are something else. "Normal" protests involve a group of people waving signs and singing clever and catchy songs. These protests involve people doing everything from stripping down to masquerading as members of the KKK.

As the act of protesting itself has become less taboo and interesting, organizers have been forced to come up with new ways to grab both public and media attention for their protests. It is apparently working, as most of the protests featured here received significant coverage in both the realms of physical and digital media. If you are looking for a crazy idea to help make your next protest pop, then you might want to click through these bizarre protest pieces.
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Flash Mob Tax Protests
Flash Mob Tax Protests
US Uncut Amuses and Confuses B of A Employees with 'Pay Up' Performance
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Linguistic Protests
Linguistic Protests
English Professor Ousted from Starbucks for Refusing to Use the Lingo
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Supercar Destruction Protests
Supercar Destruction Protests
Angry Chinese Man Publicly Destroyed His Lamborghini Gallardo
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Eco Protest Through Spoofs
Eco Protest Through Spoofs
Greenpeace Kleercut Kleenex Parody
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Extreme Climate Change Protest
Extreme Climate Change Protest
Greenpeace Jumps On Airplane
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Knitting as Political Protest
Knitting as Political Protest
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Controversial Canine Activism
Controversial Canine Activism
PETA Dresses as KKK To Protest Westminster Dog Show in NYC
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Extreme Protest
Extreme Protest
Bolivian Prostitutes Sew Mouths Shut
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Eating Dog To Protest The Queen
Eating Dog To Protest The Queen
Vegan Performance Artist Makes a Statement
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Pixacao Protests
Pixacao Protests
Graffiti Artists Deface Street Art Exhibit
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Funny Fake Protests
Funny Fake Protests
Toronto's North York General Hospital Underwear Affair
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Protesting Peeping Toms
Protesting Peeping Toms
Clothed Tourist Sparks “Mini-Riot” at White Cockatoo
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Stripping Down for Alter-Globalization
Stripping Down for Alter-Globalization
European Social Forum Protest
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Anti-Palin Alaskan Protests
Anti-Palin Alaskan Protests
Pun-Laden Political Slogans
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Guerrilla Benching
Guerrilla Benching
Green-Space Loving Activists Drill Down New Seats Around London
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Nude Nuclear Protests
Nude Nuclear Protests
‘The Environmentals' Stage Clothes-Free Activism Contest
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Artistic Financial Crisis Protests
Artistic Financial Crisis Protests
Burning Money & Body Painting With Ashes
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Laugh-Inducing Protests
Laugh-Inducing Protests
These Funny Protesters Make Fighting the Man Fun
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Magalogue
Magalogue
The Return of Abercrombie & Fitch Quarterly
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Humorous Demonstrations
Humorous Demonstrations
The Best Protest Signs of 2009
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Risque Public Protests
Risque Public Protests
PETA: Bare Skin, Not Bear Skin
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Environmental Nudity
Environmental Nudity
'World Naked Bike Ride' in Support of the Environment
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Naked Protesting
Naked Protesting
Hot 'Chicks' Battle KFC in Australia
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