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On the Importance of Science and the Application of Science to Society, the New Synthesis of Communism, and the Leadership of Bob Avakian

An Interview with Ardea Skybreak

June 5, 2017 | Revolution Newspaper | revcom.us


In the early part of 2015, over a number of days, Revolution/revcom.us conducted a wide-ranging interview with Ardea Skybreak. A scientist with professional training in ecology and evolutionary biology, and an advocate of the new synthesis of communism brought forward by Bob Avakian, Skybreak is the author of, among other works, The Science of Evolution and the Myth of Creationism: Knowing What’s Real and Why It Matters, and Of Primeval Steps and Future Leaps: An Essay on the Emergence of Human Beings, the Source of Women’s Oppression, and the Road to Emancipation.

This interview was first published online at www.revcom.us and is now available as a book from Insight Press. The following are excerpts from the interview that have been published at our site.


A New Theoretical Framework for a New Stage of Communist Revolution

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What Is New in the New Synthesis?

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The Constitution for the New Socialist Republic
A Visionary and Concrete Application of the New Synthesis

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Serious Engagement with the New Synthesis—The Difference It Could Make

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An Explorer, a Critical Thinker, a Follower of BA
Understanding the World, and Changing It for the Better, in the Interests of Humanity


Some Thank Yous That Need To Be Said Aloud

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A Communist Statesman, Modeling Communist Leadership

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The New Synthesis of Communism, Solid Core and Elasticity

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Getting Clearer on the Need for Revolution– Breaking With Wrong Ideas and Illusions

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