"The film brings you up close inside Cornel West's and Bob Avakian's dialogue: the passion, the audacity, the science, the morality, the revolutionary substance. Two courageous voices modeling a morality that refuses to accept injustice – pouring heart and soul into standing together challenging all of us to fight for a world worthy of humanity."

Andy Zee,
co-director of the film


BA Speaks

"No more generations of our youth, here and all around the world, whose life is over, whose fate has been sealed, who have been condemned to an early death or a life of misery and brutality, whom the system has destined for oppression and oblivion even before they are born. I say no more of that."

BAsics 1:13

Do you know anyone else—any person or organization—that has managed to bring forth an actual PLAN for a radically different society, in all its dimensions, and a CONSTITUTION to codify all this? — A different world IS possible — Check out and order online the Constitution for the New Socialist Republic in North America (Draft Proposal).

What Humanity Needs

At the beginning of 2012, an in-depth interview with Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA, was conducted over a period of several days by A. Brooks, a younger generation revolutionary who has been inspired by the leadership and body of work of Bob Avakian and the new synthesis of communism this has brought forward.

Special Issue

People need the truth about the communist revolution. The REAL truth. At a time when people are rising up in many places all over the world and seeking out ways forward, THIS alternative is ruled out of order. At a time when even more people are agonizing over and raising big questions about the future, THIS alternative is constantly slandered and maligned and lied about, while those who defend it are given no space to reply.

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On the Indictments of the Pigs who Murdered Freddie Gray

May 1, 2015 | Revolution Newspaper |


On the morning of April 12, Freddie Gray was standing near the Gilmor Homes projects in Baltimore, chatting with a friend. He was breaking no law. He was doing nothing wrong. But police viciously brutalized him and threw him into a police van. Between the police brutalizing him—captured on video—and whatever happened in the police van, the pigs murdered Freddie Gray. On May 1, Baltimore’s chief prosecutor brought a range of charges against six Baltimore police for their role in the arrest and fatal injury of Freddie Gray.

This ONLY happened because people not only demonstrated, but ROSE UP POWERFULLY IN REBELLION and the powers-that-be openly feared much worse as protest spread across the country.  The prosecutor now posing as the great friend of the people, and especially the youth, would have almost certainly “moved along” with no charges at all had not the people risen up and DEMANDED JUSTICE. 

This system has a record of acquitting pigs even in the rare instances that they are charged.  New York pigs fired 41 shots at Amadou Diallo, murdering him as he stood in his doorway when he pulled out his wallet; those pigs went to trial but they all got off scot-free. Sean Bell, on his wedding day, was also gunned down by New York City pigs, undercover cops fired at least 50 rounds of bullets into a car carrying Sean Bell and two of his friends. These killers too went to trial, but they went free.  Oscar Grant, in Oakland, was killed as he lay cuffed face down in front of dozens of witnesses.  In that case the pig got a slap on the wrist.   In none of those cases was justice done.  Justice must be FOUGHT FOR.

There is a whole larger epidemic of police murder… a whole system of mass incarceration of Black and Latino people… a whole genocidal program that the brutal murder of Freddie Gray—and of Walter Scott, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Rekia Boyd before him—is part of.  In the last weeks, this has begun to be dragged into the light of day.  IT IS NOT TIME TO “GO BACK TO NORMAL”, to “let the process work,” or any of that other bullshit.  It is time to step up the fight—and to dig deeper into what it will take to end all this madness.

There is a WAY OUT OF THIS HORROR.  It does NOT have to be this way.  There is the leadership we need for revolution, a strategy to make that revolution happen, a plan for the new society to replace this rotten racist one, and a force dedicated to carrying this revolution out.  There is a whole scientific way to understand and transform the world developed by Bob Avakian that people can, and need to, use to win this liberation.  As you are carrying forward the fight, you need to go to the website… you need to check out the works and films of Bob Avakian… you need to get with the Revolution Club, the people wearing the “Revolution-Nothing Less!” tee-shirts.




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