Revolution #275, July 22, 2012

Imagine, on July 26…
Creative Expression Across the Country Around the July BAsics Quotes

We received the following call from BAsics Bus Tour organizers:

Start thinking about and organizing right now for creative expressions on Thursday, July 26, around these two BAsics quotes: “American Lives Are Not More Important Than Other People’s Lives” and “Internationalism—The Whole World Comes First.” This would go up against all the national chauvinist, “U.S. #1” bullshit being promoted, on a daily basis and at a time when there’s the Summer Olympics and the government is declaring the country’s “right” to bomb and assassinate people around the world. And it would be in unity with the BAsics Bus Tour.

Imagine…a big brass band and a crew with beautiful signs in the city center or town square…a flash mob with people shouting out the quotes one by one…a big globe balloon...poetry and spoken word performances inspired by the quotes…dramatic and colorful giant banners… These are just a few ideas. Talk to artists, musicians, poets, and other creative and imaginative people who would be excited to see these quotes out in society in a big way, and get their ideas and participation. And remember: send in reports, photos, and videos to and

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