Friday, July 2, 2010

Saturday July 10

National Campaign The Revolution We Need...And The Leadership We Have in Wicker Park , Ukrainian Village and Bucktown.
  • We're putting revolution on the map,
  • making Bob Avakian a household word
  • and bring forward a core of emancipators of humanity.
Fund raising should be a key component of all the work people are doing.

Revolution Books will be the central coordinating center for this saturation effort and people can call in and get hooked up with the campaign. Call 773-489-0930

GOALS: 4,000 Broadsheets of the Message and Call
2,000 Revolution Talk Pluggers
3,000 BA Image Palm Cards
Wear your BA Image T-Shirt, backpack some to sell, and remember to take along bookstore business cards to get out to people who want to contact us.

SATURDAY, July 10th
11:00 am - Meet at Revolution Books -- Out to stores and cafes with palm cards and pluggers.
3:00 pm - Meet at the corner of North, Damen & Milwaukee-- sound, fanfare, and a big crew to increase the buzz and get out the message and call. The truck will be driving through the area with big bill boards of the image of BA.
7:00 pm -- the clubs next to the Damen L stop- Double Door-Subterranean
Clubs on Western like the Empty Bottle and other night life spots.
Club Ballou, 939 Western, 7 pm Poetry Event "Day 82" the Gulf Oil Spill -- a small crew can attend.
SUNDAY, July 11th
9:00 am - Meet at the Farmers Market in Wicker Park (the actual park) -- weather permitting sweep through the park, basketball courts and then do the cafes on Division with the message and call.
CHECK IN AT Revolution books -- for summations and status report.
7:00 pm - Meet at Revolution Books -- other clubs and cafes.
MONDAY, July 12th
7:30 am - Meet at Division & Ashland L Stop -- Get Broadsheets out at L until 9 am then, for those available, continuing to sweep through the shops and cafes on Division and North.
3 pm - Meet at the Division & Ashland L stop- getting out to youth and the bus lines that come through.
4:30 pm - Meet at the Division & Ashland L stop --Fan fare, agitation, and displays. We should pay attention to the Noble Street Apartments.
TUESDAY, July 13th
7:30 am - Meet at Western & Milwaukee L Stop -- until 9 am
4:30 pm - Meet at the Division & Ashland L stop -- Until 6 evening rush hour -- get out the Message and call.

7:00 pm - Revolution Books Discussion --Strategy for revolution: what could a revolutionary situation look like in a country like this.

WEDNESDAY, July 14th
7:30 am - Meet at Damen L Stop -- the off to work crowd- also continuing to get out posters, pluggers and palm cards at various shops that haven't been hit
4:30 pm - Meet at the Western & Milwaukee L stop -- evening rush hour -- get out the Message and call

THURSDAY, July 15th
11:00am - Meet at Damen L Stop --
Further posting of the Message & Call -- and summing up.
4:30 pm - Division & Ashland L stop -- evening rush hour -- Invite people to Revolution Books for the evening Author Event.
7:00 pm - Revolution Books Author Event-- David Masciotra will present his book Working on a Dream: A Progressive Political Vision of Bruce Springsteen, with music
FRIDAY, July 16th-
4:00 pm - Revolution Books: - phone banking for those who would like to go out to Pitch Fork that coming weekend.


Thursday July 15th 7pm - Author Event with Music
David Masciotra will speak about his new book

Working on a Dream 2WORKING ON A DREAM:
David Masciotra is an author and cultural critic. His first book, published by Continuum Books, is called Working On a Dream: The Progressive Political Vision of Bruce Springsteen. It is an informative, provocative, and stimulating blend of music analysis, political commentary, and cultural criticism. Masciotra has written for Z Magazine, The Humanist, The Catholic Worker, and PopMatters. He has also written for several Chicago area newspapers, including the Herald News in Joliet, Illinois, where he was a weekly political columnist. You can view his blog at Subtle Subversion, hosted by True/Slant.

Kevin Wright: Kevin Wright is the lead guitarist and backup vocalist of The Righteous Hillbillies. He will perform original songs and Springsteen covers.


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National Fundraising

Web-A-Thon update

As of July 7 we have received $9,802 of the donations and pledges from the fund drive. Over $1,000 in pledges remain outstanding. The pledges that have yet to come in and are still needed to fulfill the promise of the Web-A-Thon.

We want to thank all who have contributed time and money to this event!!


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