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Why We Need An Actual Revolution And How We Can Really Make Revolution

A speech by Bob Avakian
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THE TRUMP/PENCE REGIME MUST GO! In the Name of Humanity, We REFUSE To Accept a Fascist America, A Better World IS Possible, A Talk by Bob Avakian

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A film of a talk by Bob Avakian


"Yes, this is a film, but that is not its essence. This is a daring, substantive, scientific summoning to revolution. 6+ hours that can change how you see the world and what you do with the rest of your life. Is this hype? No."

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REVOLUTION AND RELIGION: The Fight for Emancipation and the Role of Religion; A Dialogue Between CORNEL WEST & BOB AVAKIAN

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Cornel West Interviews Bob Avakian on PRI Smiley & West radio show, October 2012.

Revolution: Why It's Necessary, Why It's Possible, What It's All About

DVD coverIn 2003 Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA, delivered an historic talk in the United States. This talk, followed by questions and answers, is a wide ranging revolutionary journey, covering many topics. It breaks down the very nature of the society we live in and how humanity has come to a time where a radically different society is possible.

English / Spanish (available dubbed)

675 minutes

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BA on Obama
"Let's Be Real Here: As Bad As Bush Was,
In Many Ways Obama Is Worse..."

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Next Stop... REVOLUTION!

People getting on the bus talk about Bob Avakian's amazing Revolution talk DVD, Revolution: Why It's Necessary, Why It's Possible, What It's All About, a film of a talk by Bob Avakian.

September 2017:

Talk by Bob Avakian

The Problem, the Solution, and the Challenges Before Us

The following is an important talk given by Bob Avakian earlier this summer.

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"This is Bob Avakian,
Chairman of the
Revolutionary Communist Party,
with a New Year's message—


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Audios of Talks by Bob Avakian:

The Material Basis and the Method for Making Revolution

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

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This 5-part interview began airing on The Michael Slate Show on KPFK (Los Angeles, 90.7 FM and January 11, 2013. Listen to and download Parts 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 here.

7 Talks by Bob Avakian
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1. Why We're in the Situation We're in Today... And What to Do About It: A Thoroughly Rotten System and the Need for Revolution
Track 1, Track 2, Track 3

2. Communism and Jeffersonian Democracy
Track 1, Track 2, Track 3

3. Communism: A Whole New World and the Emancipation of All Humanity—Not "The Last Shall Be First, and the First Shall Be Last"
Track 1, Track 2

4. The NBA: Marketing the Minstrel Show and Serving the Big Gangsters
Track 1, Track 2

5. Communism and Religion: Getting Up and Getting Free—Making Revolution to Change the Real World, Not Relying on "Things Unseen"
Track 1, Track 2, Track 3 , Track 4

6. Conservatism, Christian Fundamentalism, Liberalism and Paternalism...Bill Cosby and Bill Clinton... Not all "Right" But All Wrong!
Track 1, Track 2, Track 3

7. "Balance" Is The Wrong Criterion—And a Cover for a Witch-hunt—What We Need Is the Search for the Truth: Education, Real Academic Freedom, Critical Thinking and Dissent
Track 1, Track 2

Q&A - Question and Answer Session with Concluding Remarks
Question 1, Question 2, Question 3, Question 4, Question 5, Question 6, Question 7, Question 8, Question 9, Question 10, Question 11, Question 12, Question 13, Question 14, Question 15, Question 16, Question 17, Question 18, Question 19, Question 20, Question 21, Question 22

Concluding Remarks

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Radio-ready Clips from the 7 Talks

Interview Series with Michael Slate, 2004:

Other Downloadable Talks by Bob Avakian

  • God Doesn't Exist – And We Need Liberation Without Gods
  • Elections, Democracy and Dictatorship, Resistance and Revolution
  • Christianity and Society – The Old Testament and the New Testament, Resistance and Revolution
    • Track 1: 59 minutes / 27.9 meg (mp3)
    • Track 2: 69 minutes / 20.4 meg (mp3)