'Pirates' protest Forbes global CEO conference

September 29, 2010
Protester in pirate costumes
Protesters condemn the corporate pillaging of those attending the Forbes global CEO conference in Sydney.

A protest by "anti-corporate pirates", organised by the Socialist Alliance, took place outside a global corporate CEO's conference organised by Forbes at the luxury Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney on September 29.

Corporate pirates were plundering and destroying the earth and exploiting the world's majority, said Pirate Paul Benedek. "Them scurvy corporate dogs be giving us grassroots pirates a bad name, arrrgh!"

The protest outside the conference received coverage in, including in the Australian, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Brisbane Times, and even China's People’s Daily Online.

Video: Pirates protest at Forbes Global CEO Conference. Peter Boyle.

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