Materials For Actions
InformationHere is a fact sheet (pdf) with sources (doc) provided by US Uncut DC.
Here are some talking points (doc).
We have created a boilerplate press release template (doc) you can modify and use in your own actions.
In addition you can go to the press page to download and print out the latest national press releases to hand to the media.
LeafletsHere are several leaflets that are ready to print and hand-out:
- Corporate tax cheats (pdf 1-pager)
- Corporate tax cheats (pdf 2-sided 1-pager)
- US Uncut Tax Day 4-up Flyer (jpg)
Check out the signs page for more
In addition, if you have any sign / slogan ideas, please post them to this google document.
- Corporate taxes must be paid, people's lives are not for trade!
- Don't cut teachers, don't cut cops. Collect the taxes from the top!
- Cut from the top! Not from mom an pop!
- They say cut back, we say fight back!
- Whose crisis? Their crisis!
- You cheat, you lie – you ain’t got no alibi – you’re GUILTY (what, what) you’re GUILTY
- America, America, where's your guts? Stand up to the dirty cuts!
Bank of America
- Bank of America, Bad for America!
- Bank of America – Bankrupts America
- B-O-A – Time to Pay
- Status quo – got to go
- I pay, you pay, why doesn't B of A?!
Download this ready-to-print chant sheet. (coming soon)
SongsHere are songs you can sing at your action:
- “We Didn't Start the Fire” (US Uncut version by Chris Priest) (doc)
- “I wanna know where the money is, I want you to show me” (based on Foreigner's "I wanna know what love is") -- that's all we got so far -- YOU need to write the rest and share it back with us
If you have any other songs or poetry ideas please, post them to this Google document.
SpeechesHere are some speeches other Uncutters have given on street corners. Cannibalize them to make your own:
- "America Is Not Broke" (Andrew Boyd, March 26) (doc)
- "In Praise of Direct Action" (Jesse Myerson, March 26) (doc)
- "How Not to Pay Taxes" (Jesse Myerson, February 26) (doc)
Actions -- Roll Your OwnBe creative. Think up your own actions. YOU ARE US Uncut.
Action IdeasHere are some action ideas you can try out in your community:
Actions -- Pre-Rolled for You
Here are some actions that have been battle tested in the field by other uncutters. They've written up a how-to. And included downloadable files for all needed props and visuals. Try out in your community, and add your own flair:
- Bank of America Action Package (pdf)
- Citizens Revenue Service - GE Product Recall
- Tax Day Post Office Action Toolkit (doc)
Have action idea ideas? Add yours to this google doc and post them to Facebook.