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U2 Protesters Thwarted at Glastonbury

A group intent on drawing attention to its claim that U2 are hypocrites because the Irish band operates some of its business dealings outside of the country in order to avoid taxes caused disorder during the group's set Friday (6/24) at the Glastonbury festival.  Art Uncut smuggled an enormous inflatable sign into the site that read "U pay tax 2?' and displayed a bag of money.  The plan to inflate the sign and then have it travel between the hoisted flags of Ireland and the Netherlands, where the band shifted business operations in 2006, was foiled when the protesters were tackled by a security squad that quickly deflated and confiscated the sign before it could be deployed.
NME.com

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