You are not the first one to call these protesters that name. Do a YouTube search, for yourself, and see if they are "hippies" or not? I think you will be surprised how normal and articulate they really are. YouTube interviews by the citizen journalists are uncensored and they actually have a lot to say.
AG examines probes deal by new police chief Hirsch's security firm (Haaretz)
from the article: Protest leaders present their vision for social justice in Israel