Communist Revolutionary Carl grew up in the ghettos of Baltimore. He has spent his life building the revolutionary movement deep within the ghettos and barrios. He knows the conditions and hopes of the people first hand.
Wherever he goes, Carl Dix puts forward the interests and aspirations of the world's oppressed and proletarian people. He believes that only all-the-way communist revolution can end the oppression suffered by billions of people across this planet.
Carl is a founding member of the RevolutionaryCommunist Party,USA. He has written a widely circulated critique of Black capitalism.
In 1984 and 1988, Carl Dix campaigned as an "anti-candidate" during the U.S. presidential election season--running against the notion that oppressed people could rely on the election arena to accomplish positive change.
Opponent of Police Brutality & Political RepressionCarl Dix is one of the initiators of the October 22nd Coalition Against Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation. He helped organize national days of protests against police brutality in 1996 and 1997. And is deeply involved in plans for October 22, 1998.
Carl Dix is a former political prisoner. He spent two years imprisoned at Leavenworth for a rebellion within the U.S. military during the Vietnam War. Carl is active in the movement to free political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal. He endorsed the Jericho 98 movement demanding amnesty and freedom for political prisoners in the U.S.
Fighter for Women's LiberationCarl Dix takes an uncompromising stand against the oppression and subordination of women. He spoke out in defense of Alice Walker and the film Color Purple and in other controversies over the position of women. He is a strong supporter of womens reproductive choice and of the movement to defend womens clinics from attack.
Carl Dix believes in world revolution. He is a staunch supporter of the Maoist peoples wars in Peru, Nepal and the Philippines. He has actively opposed U.S. imperialism starting with his resistance inside the U.S. military during the Vietnam war -- from his work with the African Liberation Support Committee of the 1970s, to his current opposition to U.S. threats around the world.
Carl represented the RCP,USA at the 1984 historic public meeting in London that announced the formation of the Revolutionary Internationalist Movement. The RIM unites Maoist parties and organizations around the world, including the Communist Party of Peru (known as the Shining Path in the media).