Revolution #169, June 28, 2009

July 4 weekend picnics:

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"If you can conceive of a world without America—without everything America stands for and everything it does in the world—then you’ve already taken great strides and begun to get at least a glimpse of a whole new world. If you can envision a world without any imperialism, exploitation, oppression —and the whole philosophy that rationalizes it—a world without division into classes or even different nations, and all the narrow-minded, selfish, outmoded ideas that uphold this; if you can envision all this, then you have the basis for proletarian internationalism. And once you have raised your sights to all this, how could you not feel compelled to take an active part in the world historic struggle to realize it; why would you want to lower your sights to anything less?"

Bob Avakian,
Chairman of the
Revolutionary Communist Party, USA

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New York:

Picnic in the park to raise funds for Revolution/Revolución newspaper

July 5, Sunday, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

145th Street & Riverside Drive, Manhattan

Directions: Take the A,B,C,D,1 trains to 145th Street, walk west to Riverside Drive. We’ll be the ones with the globe.

Food · Fun · Good Company and Conversation · Music

$10 suggested donation. Bring your friends. Bring your checkbook. Bring your favorite dish. For info: 


Los Angeles:

Stop Thinking Like Americans!  Start Thinking About Humanity! Fundraising Picnic for Revolution/Revolución newspaper

July 4, Saturday, 12 noon firing up the grill, 2:00 pm program begins

Echo Park @ Park Ave. (between Glendale Blvd. & Echo Park Ave.)
Los Angeles

Bring your friends and your donations.  Pledge to become a monthly financial sustainer of Revolution. $10/plate; sliding scale for families and unemployed

For reservations call 213-488-1303 or email

Purchase tickets at Libros Revolucion, 312 W. 8th St. (between Broadway & Hill), Downtown Los Angeles, CA 90014, Tues-Sun, Noon-8 PM

Sponsored by Revolution newspaper, Libros Revolucion, and Revolution Club L.A.



Anti-4th of July Picnic/Pot Luck Fundraiser for Revolution/Revolución newspaper

July 4, Saturday, 12 noon set up, 1:00 pm grilling up

63rd Street Beach, 63rd Street & Lake Shore Drive. Look for the Big Red Flag near 63rd St Beach house, Chicago, IL

For rides/car caravan from Revolution Books meet at 12 noon or call 773-489-0930

Bring friends and your donation-sliding scale for families and unemployed

From the North Side:

By Public Transportation Northside and Southside:

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Sponsored by Revolution newspaper on line and Revolution Books



"Stop Thinking Like Americans" Picnic
July 4, Saturday, 4:30 pm

Volunteer Park, Park entrance is at 1247 15th Ave E.
Picnic in the area next to the Seattle Asian Art Museum.

For info: Revolution Books Seattle 206-325-7415.



Let's stop thinking like Americans, start thinking about humanity, and challenge others to imagine a world without America · Anti-July 4th Potluck Cookout

July 4, Saturday, 12 noon - 5:00 pm
Grant Park, on the Boulevard Street side

Share food and good conversation while talking about revolution to emancipate all humanity. We'll be kicking around ideas for spreading Revolution/Revolución newspaper and establishing a solid financial base for this vital resource for building a revolutionary movement. Volunteer to help, bring a dish, bring your ideas and questions. You can contact us in advance, meet up at bookstore at 11:30 am, or just look for us in the park. For info: Revolution Books Atlanta 770-861-3339.



July 5, Sunday, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Ala Moana Park, Honolulu. Diamond Head side; mauka of Magic Island parking lot

Tens of thousands of people will be camping/picnicking in Ala Moana Park on July 5th. Revolution/Revolución newspaper supporters will hold a big "Stop Thinking Like an American" banner at the park entrance, will have a tent with a poster display, and will circulate through the park to leaflet and distribute the newspaper. For info call Revolution Books, 808-944-3106.



Fundraising Picnic to benefit Revolution/Revolución newspaper!

July 4, Saturday, 3:00 - 9:00 pm 

Rockefeller Lagoon Shelter, at MLK & E. 105

Food and games provided.
Individuals $15; Families $25; Unemployed/students $5

For tickets, to rsvp, and/or to help organize the picnic: Revolution Books 216-932-2543.



Fundraising Picnic For Revolution/Revolución newspaper

July 4, Saturday, 4:00 pm firing up the grill

Hermann Park, Southwest section of the park, west of the Zoo, not far from the

METRORail Line on Fannin St & No. MacGregor Dr.

We’ll be near the Buddy Carruth Playground for All Children.  Look for our banners. 

(Park in the Zoo parking lot.) 

Music, food, celebrating Revolution into the night!

$10 a plate / Sliding scale for unemployed

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