Mike Hudema is a true professional protestor. His years of idiotic stunts ranging from eating ballots to building protest sculptures on the lawns of constituency offices to heckling working people at automotive conventions. Hudema is pretty much opposed to all forms of reasonable energy or progress and like most eco-extremists opposes trade deals and general prosperity due to anything with a whiff of capitalism involved in it.
While most people rolled their eyes or even got annoyed with Hudema’s stunts, he impressed the multinational corporation of Greenpeace enough that they have put him on the Edmonton payroll where he has been involved in such respected movements as of course Occupy Edmonton among his many other attention seeking but essentially pointless stunts.
We can expect to see Hudema’s glazed eyes and face at the head of many more protests until he finally pushes something far enough to land himself in jail for an extended period. What is interesting in the stories below though is that while Hudema is usually a main organizer, he appears to disappear when the arrests happen while his followers get busted. Cagey if nothing else.
Greenpeace, the Rainforest Action Network, Global Exchange, Ruckus Society Candidate Alberta New Democratic Party