REVOLUTION Newspaper #535, March 20, 2018

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by Bob Avakian


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Updated pre-publication PDF of this major work—now including the appendices—available HERE

Insight Press has announced that in addition to the print book, THE NEW COMMUNISM is now available as an eBook at Amazon, iBooks, Barnes and Noble and other retail and library websites.

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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




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Bob Avakian: "Order or Justice?"

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I Want to Be Part of the Movement for Revolution—What Do I Do?

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Questions and answers on getting organized for an actual revolution


Question: Who can join the Revolutionary Communist Party?

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Question: Why do we not initiate violence during this period when we are carrying out the “three prepares”—why do we not just “get it on,” and try to bring down this system, right now?

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Question: Aren’t Ferguson and Baltimore examples of the people initiating violence?

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Also in this Issue

This Monday, March 19 marks the 15th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

Case #70: 'Operation Iraqi Freedom,' 2003

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March 20, 2003, U.S. bombing of Baghdad, Iraq. Photo: AP


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Of Continuing Interest

The Strategic Approach to Revolution and Its Relation to Basic Questions of Epistemology and Method

By Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA

August 4, 2014

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On "Principled Compromises," and Other Crimes Against Humanity

November 12, 2015

By Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA

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Why We Have Taken Up the Fight to Build Refuse Fascism and to Drive Out the Trump/Pence Fascist Regime

A Statement from the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA

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“Putting Forward Our Line—In a Bold, Moving, Compelling Way,” by Bob Avakian

Published in two parts in Revolutionary Worker:

» Part 1, #1177, December 1, 2002

» Part 2, #1178, December 8, 2002

More on Choices...And Radical Changes

by Bob Avakian

Comments from a discussion that went deeply into questions of why people oppressed under this system often get caught up in things like crime, who and what is fundamentally to blame for this, and what is the way forward out of this situation. Read here...

Important Publications and Media

BAsics from the talks and writings of Bob Avakian

"You can't change the world if you don't know the BAsics."

BAsics, from the talks and writings of Bob Avakian is a book of quotations and short essays that speaks powerfully to questions of revolution and human emancipation.


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Download the book in ePub format HERE


BA Speaks:
Bob Avakian Live

In the fall of 2012, Bob Avakian gave a series of talks in different cities. This is a film of one of those talks.

Those this system has cast off, those it has treated as less than human, can be the backbone and driving force of a fight not only to end their own oppression, but to finally end all oppression, and emancipate all of humanity.

- Bob Avakian, from the film


Buy or order the DVD HERE



CONSTITUTION For The New Socialist Republic in North America
Authored by Bob Avakian, and Adopted by the Central Committee of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA

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RCP Publications
PO Box 3486, Merchandise Mart
Chicago, IL 60654


REVOLUTION AND RELIGION: The Fight for Emancipation and the Role of Religion

A Dialogue between CORNEL WEST & BOB AVAKIAN

A film of the Nov. 2014 Dialogue on a question of great importance in today's world between the Revolutionary Christian Dr. Cornel West and the Revolutionary Communist Leader Bob Avakian

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Break All the Chains


Break ALL the Chains! Bob Avakian on the Emancipation of Women and the Communist Revolution

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Birds Cannot Give Birth to Crocodiles, But Humanity Can Soar Beyond the Horizon

by Bob Avakian

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$9.99 retail
Publisher: Insight Press

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Constitution, Law and Rights


Constitution, Law, and Rights—in capitalist society and in the future socialist society.

Selections from the writings of Bob Avakian and excerpts from the Constitution for the New Socialist Republic in North America

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A Journal of Communist Theory and Polemic

"Ajith—A Portrait of the Residue of the Past"

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The Science of Evolution and the Myth of Creationism
Knowing What's Real and Why It Matters

In today's world, without the science of evolution there would be no science. Written for both the scientifically-minded as well as those who are not familiar with science at all, this book details the facts of the science of evolution.

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