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Biotic Baking Brigade

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The Biotic Baking Brigade is a loosely connected group of activists, famous for throwing pies in the faces of such figures as Bill Gates, San Francisco mayor Willie Brown, anti-gay preacher Fred Phelps, economist Milton Friedman, Swedish King Carl Gustaf, Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien, conservative journalist William F. Buckley, and former WTO head Renato Ruggiero, amongst 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. It opposes corporate neoliberalism as well as any institution or individual who commits "crimes against people and the land."

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"The BBB's pies are the Boston Tea Party of our modern day, sending a serious message sortly to the corporate oligarchy." - Jim Hightower

"Is well placed humor one of the best protest tactics there is? The proof is in the pudding! Or should I say - pie cream." - Jello Biafra

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