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- A Great Crime Looms and Blood Is on Biden's Hands: The Danger of a Genocidal Assault in Rafah; American Complicity in the Forced Starvation of Gaza
- The American “Zion-Nazis”: Hedge Fund Billionaire Bill Ackman
- Israel Turning Jews into NAZIs Part 1: Netan-NAZI Turns Rafah into the Warsaw Ghetto
- Students Stand Up Against the U.S.-Backed Israeli Genocide of Palestinians: Resistance and Repression on College Campuses
We Don't Have an Immigration Problem—We Have an Imperialism Problem
- [video] Revcoms hold a small protest at the Texas Capitol in Austin, covered on Univision
- [video] "Shouldn't Migrants Make Better Choices or Risk Drowning or Dying in the Desert?"—Coco Das Answers (from The RNL Show)
- [video] A Special Message: F*CK SNOOP DOGG! from @BobAvakianOfficial
- [video] Stupidest Thing We've Heard All Week: “Try not to reference Bob Avakian Challenge (Impossible)” (from The RNL Show)
- A United States and Western Imperialist Crime First and Foremost: Five Words vs. 500,000 Dead and Maimed in Ukraine, by Paul Street
- If Snake Oil* Were a Fossil Fuel...Bill McKibben Would Be One of the World's Worst Polluters
Repression, Resistance and the Potential for Revolution in Iran
- From the International Emergency Campaign to Free Iran’s Political Prisoners Now: A Night of Cultural Revolt to Free Toomaj Salehi & All Iran’s Political Prisoners
Latest episode of The RNL—Revolution, Nothing Less!—Show on YouTube:
[Video] Breaking News from Bob Avakian, Plus: U.S. Imperialism = Crisis at the Border
Also Available at Revcom.us Home Page
From the Revcoms (Revolutionary Communists):
BUILDING UP THE BASIS TO GO FOR THE WHOLE THING, WITH A REAL CHANCE TO WIN: STRATEGIC ORIENTATION AND PRACTICAL APPROACH
NEW: PDF for pamphlet version
Major Declaration from the Revcoms:
WE NEED AND WE DEMAND:
A WHOLE NEW WAY TO LIVE,
A FUNDAMENTALLY DIFFERENT SYSTEM
In the name of the people… In the name of humanity…
We Declare and Demand:
The Existing Capitalist-Imperialist System And Institutions Of Government In This Country Must Be Abolished And Dismantled—And Replaced By A New, Socialist System Based On The CONSTITUTION FOR THE NEW SOCIALIST REPUBLIC IN NORTH AMERICA
WE ARE THE REVCOMS (REVOLUTIONARY COMMUNISTS): WE ARE WORKING FOR A REAL REVOLUTION AND A WHOLE NEW, EMANCIPATING WAY TO LIVE
- Read the text of proclamation issued May 1, 2023
- Get PDFs of the broadsheet for printing: Cover/Back/Centerfold
Climate Devastation... Nuclear War Threatened... The Direct Danger of All-Out Fascism... Times Like These Demand a Revolutionary Answer
THE BOB AVAKIAN INTERVIEWS
on The RNL—Revolution, Nothing Less!—Show
- Videos: Interview Part 1/Part 2/Part 3
- A Message to the Revcoms and Everyone Else Yearning for a Better World: THIS Is A “Game-Changer”: The Bob Avakian Interviews (Part 1/Part 2/Part 3/Part 4)
Bob Avakian on Social Media
- “...those of you who are not afraid of the truth...”
- Bob Avakian on Social Media: Have You REALLY Thought About What Difference This Could Make?
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2024 SCENARIOS (A SKETCH), AND THE CHALLENGES, by Bob Avakian, Revolutionary Leader, Author of the New Communism
Two Systems. Two Constitutions. Two Futures.
- U.S. Constitution: An Exploiters’ Vision of Freedom—Added Notes (and Brief Introduction), by Bob Avakian (Download PDF pamphlet)
- Constitution for the New Socialist Republic in North America
- Video from The RNL Show: Bob Avakian on Why He Wrote the Constitution for the New Socialist Republic in North America
SOMETHING TERRIBLE, OR SOMETHING TRULY EMANCIPATING:
Profound Crisis, Deepening Divisions, The Looming Possibility Of Civil War—
And The Revolution That Is Urgently Needed
A Necessary Foundation, A Basic Roadmap For This Revolution
by Bob Avakian, Revolutionary Leader, Author of the New Communism
Audio: Listen to Bob Avakian Reading "Something Terrible, Or Something Truly Emancipating"
REVOLUTION IS POSSIBLE, THIS RARE TIME MUST BE SEIZED—important excerpts from "Something Terrible, Or Something Truly Emancipating"
REVOLUTION: MAJOR TURNING POINTS AND RARE OPPORTUNITIES
Or... Why did Lenin talk about World War 1 as a “stage manager” of revolution?...
And why did Mao say, We should thank Japan for invading China? by Bob Avakian
REVOLUTION: A REAL CHANCE TO WIN, by Bob Avakian
Part One: We Are Serious
Part Two: A Scientifically Based Strategy
Part Three: Civil War and Revolution
Part Four: Hard Core Youth and the Revolution
Part Five: Winning and Winning
PDF of pamphlet with all five parts
BOB AVAKIAN: A RADICALLY DIFFERENT LEADER—A WHOLE NEW FRAMEWORK FOR HUMAN EMANCIPATION
Bob Avakian (BA) is the most important political thinker and leader in the world today.
State of Emergency
- STATE OF EMERGENCY: CHAINS ON PEOPLE WHO DESPERATELY NEED TO BE FREE: A message from Bob Avakian, revolutionary leader, author and architect of a whole new framework for human emancipation: the new communism
Audio of this piece by Bob Avakian
- Illustrated version of BA's article from The RNL Show: State of Emergency...
Posters: What is that? Who said that? Say what? Provoke. Inspire. Drive people to the BA Interviews on The RNL Show
These two articles by Bob Avakian on exploitation—and putting an end to exploitation and oppression— contain a very concentrated and popularized understanding of basic essentials as to what this capitalist-imperialist system actually is, and what it actually rests on, why it has to be overthrown and replaced by a socialist system aiming for a communist world, and what are essential elements of that new society and world.
- PUTTING AN END TO EXPLOITATION, AND ALL OPPRESSION
- EXPLOITATION: WHAT IT IS, HOW TO PUT AN END TO IT
THE TRIALS OF FASCIST DONALD TRUMP, AND THE CRIMINAL NATURE OF THIS WHOLE SYSTEM
Or, Don’t Be Played for Suckers by Trump’s Posturing, or the Democrats’ Posing as Defenders of Justice—We Need a Revolution and a Fundamentally Different and Far Better System, by Bob Avakian
CAPITALISTS, ANTI-COMMUNISTS: BLATANT HYPOCRISY, GLARING CONTRADICTION, by Bob Avakian
Listen to the audio of this piece by Bob Avakian
Stop the U.S.-Backed Israeli Genocidal War Against Palestine!
The Palestinian People Must Be Free!
Down With the Racist Apartheid State of Israel and Its Master, U.S. Imperialism!
Stop the Repression, Censorship and Blacklisting of Pro-Palestinian Voices!
From the Imperialist USA to Palestine The People Need Real Revolution Based on the New Communism!
- Resource page on the genocidal assault on Palestine—and Israel as an Enforcer of Imperialism [updated]
- Some Basic Truths About the U.S.-Supported Israeli War Against Palestine, by Bob Avakian
- A Timely Provocation from Bob Avakian
- The Moral Blind Spot of Supporters of Israel Who Criticize Hamas—and Hamas Alone—for Murdering Children, by Bob Avakian
- Yes, There Can Be No “Equivalence” Between Israel and the Palestinians—But the Reality Is the Reverse of What Supporters of Israel Insist, by Bob Avakian
- Video: Bob Avakian on the Two Meanings of "Never Again"
- For the Revcoms, Including People in and Around the Revolution Clubs: PALESTINE, ISRAEL, IMPERIALISM: WAR, THE DANGER OF EVEN GREATER WAR—AND REVOLUTION
BASIC ORIENTATION, COMPELLING AGITATION AND MOVING MASSES, by Bob Avakian
- Essential Writings from Bob Avakian on the Middle East, Israel and the Revolution—and the World—We Need
- A message from the Revcoms: TO ALL THOSE WHO HAVE STOOD UP FOR THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE AGAINST THE US-BACKED ISRAELI GENOCIDAL WAR
We Don't Have an Immigration Problem—We Have an Imperialism Problem
- Eagle Pass, TX, and San Ysidro, CA: The Escalation of the Fascist Offensive... The Capitulation of the Democrats... And the Revolution We Urgently Need
- Stop the Demonization, Criminalization, and Deportation of Immigrants and the Militarization of the Border! A Special Resource Page
Students, Faculty, Administrators, and Everyone with a Conscience
THE WORLD IS BEING RADICALLY CHANGED: WHAT YOU DO—OR FAIL TO DO—CAN MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE
- Actually?.... Revolution IS Possible! And if This Revolution Isn't Made Soon, Humanity Is Thoroughly F*ucked! A talk by Sunsara Taylor at UCLA, Thursday, February 15, 6:30 pm, Young Hall CS24
- [video] Sunsara Taylor answers: "Revolution is a long way off, isn't there something meaningful I should do with my vote now?"
- [video] Sunsara Taylor and Luna answer questions from students
- [video] Luna Hernandez: What makes @therevcoms different from all the other socialist groups on campus?
- Bob Avakian: "With everything very likely coming to a head and coming up for grabs soon..."
- Bob Avakian: "Especially at a time like this—a time when big things are up in the world..."
- In Defense of Bob Avakian, by Paul Street: Parts 1, 2, 3
Repression, Resistance and the Potential for Revolution in Iran
- From Atash/Fire, journal of the Communist Party of Iran Marxist-Leninist-Maoist: Execution Is a Crime Against Humanity!
- From Atash/Fire, journal of the Communist Party of Iran, Marxist-Leninist-Maoist: On the Importance of Truth to Achieving Emancipation: A Letter to Narges Mohammadi from Somayeh Kargar
- From the International Emergency Campaign to Free Iran’s Political Prisoners Now: Resistance Widens and Deepens as Iran’s Theocrats Execute More Political Prisoners
- From Atash/Fire #143, Journal of the Communist Party of Iran, Marxist-Leninist-Maoist: The Reality of Communism, Bourgeois Democracy Means Class Dictatorship of the Bourgeoisie, Part 1
- From Atash/Fire #144, Journal of the Communist Party of Iran, Marxist-Leninist-Maoist: The Reality of Communism, The Reality of Democracy and the Ideal of Democracy, Part 2
- From Atash/Fire #145, Journal of the Communist Party of Iran, Marxist-Leninist-Maoist: The Reality of Communism, Democracy and Freedom of Expression—The Economic Base Is the Decisive Factor! Part 3
- From Atash/Fire #146, Journal of the Communist Party of Iran, Marxist-Leninist-Maoist: The Reality of Communism: What Is Social Democracy and Why Is It a Capitalist Dictatorship? Part 4
- From Atash/Fire #147, Journal of the Communist Party of Iran, Marxist-Leninist-Maoist: The Reality of Communism, Revisionist Democracy: Socialism in Name, Capitalism in Essence, Part 5
The RNL—Revolution, Nothing Less!—Show
- The RNL—Revolution, Nothing Less!—Show Podcast!!
- New episodes by the Revcoms every Thursday, 5 pm PT/7 pm CT/8 pm ET. Watch, subscribe, spread the word! youtube.com/therevcoms
For Black History Month
- [video] BOB AVAKIAN FOR THE LIBERATION OF BLACK PEOPLE AND THE EMANCIPATION OF ALL HUMANITY [repost]
- Montgomery, Alabama—A Visit to the Legacy Sites: Lessons from the Past, Fighting NOW for the Future
- RACIAL OPPRESSION CAN BE ENDED—BUT NOT UNDER THIS SYSTEM, by Bob Avakian [repost]
- Bob Avakian on the Oppression of Black People and the Revolutionary Struggle to End All Oppression—Resource Page
The Communist Revolution so Badly Needed… vs. the Anti-Communist Brainwash You’re Getting: Raymond Lotta Fall Speaking Tour
- Video: The Truth About the Ukraine War: Refuting Timothy Snyder’s Lies, Demagoguery & War Mongering, Raymond Lotta, from The RNL Show
- Trafficking in Lies, Demagoguery, and War Mongering: Timothy Snyder is a Vicious Anti-Communist Ideologue... And Shameless Apologist for the U.S. Empire: A Challenge to Debate from Raymond Lotta (Summary/Challenge)
- Video: Raymond Lotta Kicks Off the Fall Speaking Tour on “The Communist Revolution So Badly Needed… vs. the Anti-Communist Brainwash You’re Getting,” Revolution Books NYC, September 19
- Learn About the Tour… Bring Raymond Lotta to Your Campus
- Against the Anti-Communist Brainwash... Socialist China’s Great Leap Forward of 1958-60:
What It Was Actually About, Why It Is Attacked, and the Actual Causes of Famine, by Raymond Lotta
- Resource page: The True History of Communist Revolution
- More on the Socialist Experience
“Woke” Is a Destructive Force
- Rich and Lively Engagement About “‘Woke’ Lunacy vs. Real Revolution” at Two Universities in North Carolina
- “Woke” Lunacy vs. Real Revolution National Tour Hits Houston
- A Seven Point Indictment: “Woke” is a destructive force in the political, intellectual, artistic and ethical life of society
- Video: “Woke” Lunacy vs. Real Revolution, a speech by Sunsara Taylor (a special episode of The RNL—Revolution, Nothing Less!—Show)
- Special page: Get involved with the Sunsara Taylor Campus Speaking Tour
- Bob Avakian on Opposing “Woke” Madness and Obstructions
Reality and Distortions of Reality—Objective Truth and Subjective Influences, by Ardea Skybreak
No Nuclear War! It’s This System, Not Humanity, That Needs to Become Extinct!
- A World in Flames: Imperialist Bloodbath in Ukraine Expands, War Preparations in East Asia Intensify
- War in Ukraine: Frequently Asked Questions
- Piercing the Lies, Digging Beneath the Surface
The Larger Dynamics of the World Imperialist System Driving the War in Ukraine... And a Lesson from When There Was a Genuinely Socialist Soviet Union, by Raymond Lotta
- Resource Page on the War in Ukraine and U.S. Threats Against China
Bob Avakian on Imperialist Gangsters and the Need for Revolution — Essential Reading
- “DON’T WORRY ABOUT A NUCLEAR WAR—IF THERE IS ONE, RUSSIA WILL LOSE!”
The Dangerous Demagoguery of Timothy Snyder
On Behalf of U.S. Imperialism and Its Proxy War in Ukraine
- THE WAR IN UKRAINE AND THE INTERESTS OF HUMANITY: A SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTIONARY APPROACH VS. HARMFUL CONFUSION AND CHAUVINIST DELUSION
Bob Avakian Responds to People Who Should Know Better (and Maybe Once Did)
- Shameless American Chauvinism: "Anti-Authoritarianism" as a "Cover" for Supporting U.S. Imperialism, with added note by Bob Avakian
From Bob Avakian
- LIBERALS… LIAR, LIAR: In honor of Daniel Ellsberg: who was willing and determined to face, to speak—and to urge others to speak out about—crucial truths about the crimes of this American empire and the dangers it poses to the people of the world and the very existence of humanity
- About Bill Maher— A Further Observation on American Chauvinism And Parasitic Individualism
Bob Avakian on the Struggle for Abortion Rights, the Oppression of Women, and the Revolutionary Struggle to Emancipate ALL Humanity
- Video: Bob Avakian on Why You Can’t Break All the Chains Except One...
- Video: From The Bob Avakian Interviews: What Accounts For The Attack On Abortion And What Must Be Done
- THE CRUCIAL FIGHT FOR ABORTION RIGHTS AND ENDING ALL OPPRESSION
Broad Unity and Necessary Struggle
Featured from Bob Avakian
- Essential readings from BA
- "Woke" Obstructions
- The Oppression of Black People
- BA: A Different Kind of Leader
- What Is Science?
- Revolution Not Reform
- BA on Fascism
Revolutionary Hope/La esperanza revolucionaria, Revolutionary Communist Organization, Mexico