A Short History of Radical Puppetry
The giant puppets we see at demonstrations in Washington DC, Toronto, & Seattle have a long and colorful history
“Puppets are not cute, like muppets. Puppets are effigies and gods and meaningful creatures.”
—Peter Schumann, Bread and Puppet Theatre
Nov 25, 2019
Reaction to the Calgary Oil Congress Protests
They evacuated the Cows
Environmental activists, anarchists, and other concerned individuals began organizing against the June 2000 meeting of the World Petroleum Congress in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, six months in advance of the event.
The Congress, founded in 1933, is composed of such oil producing nations as the U.S., Canada, Croatia, Indonesia Kuwait Nigeria and Libya. Its focus is industry issues, such as down-playing global warming.
Mar 22, 2021