Revolution #393, June 29, 2015
Hook up with the revolution
Coming Events at Revolution Books
Check the stores' websites for details and more events.
Store in transition. Call, email, or, check their website for updates.
Revolution Books must move from its 26th street location. As soon as funds are raised and a new location secured, the bookstore will re-open. Read more.
Every Thursday, 4-7 pm
Open House on the History of Socialism. Bring your questions about the history of socialist societies in the 20th century, from 1917-1956 in the Soviet Union and 1949-1976 in China. We will delve into what they aimed to do, their great achievements, and their shortcomings and problems.
July 2, Thursday, 7:30 pm
Continuing discussion of Science and Revolution: 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.
July 4th weekend, details TBA
Anti-July 4th event: Rent party with open mic, international foods, and highlighting the new compendium 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 (Draft Proposal) from the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA. Also drawing from former slave and freedom fighter Frederick Douglass’ 1852 speech, “What to the Slave Is Your Fourth of July?” Meet others, have fun, and raise funds for the compendium and Revolution Books.
July 5, Sunday, 6:30 pm
Internationally renowned author Edwidge Danticat will discuss her work at a fundraising benefit for Revolution Books Berkeley, to support the store’s upcoming move and re-launching.
Wednesdays, 6:30 pm
Weekly discussion of major articles in Revolution newspaper, and let’s talk about how you can become part of building the movement for revolution.
89 S. Washington St. (off 1st Ave. in Pioneer Square)
Hours: 11 am—6 pm Wednesday & Friday, 11 am—9 pm Thursday,
11 am—5 pm Saturday, and noon—4 pm Sunday
Fridays, 4 pm
Get involved in the fight for abortion rights and connect with StopPatriarchy.org, the initiative to End Pornography and Patriarchy: The Enslavement and Degradation of Women.
Saturdays, 1 pm
Screening and discussion of sections of the film REVOLUTION AND RELIGION: The Fight for Emancipation and the Role of Religion; A Dialogue Between CORNEL WEST & BOB AVAKIAN.
Sundays, 1 pm
Come dig into “The Cold but Liberating Truth About the Police, the Struggle for Justice, and Revolution,” and “A Statement from the Revolutionary Communist Party: On the Strategy for Revolution“
4152 Woodward Avenue (and Willis)
lower level, enter from back of building (Look for Zef's Cafe on street level)
Open every Friday 4-8 pm
July 3, Friday, 6 pm
Showing and discussion of “Stop the Assault on Abortion Rights! Break All the Chains that Enslave Women!” tthe film of a talk given by Sunsara Taylor on June 25 in New York City.
July 5, Sunday, 4-6 pm
Join us for discussions of clips from the films REVOLUTION AND RELIGION: The Fight for Emancipation and the Role of Religion; A Dialogue Between CORNEL WEST & BOB AVAKIAN, and BA Speaks: REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS!, articles from revcom.us/Revolution newspaper, and the struggle to fight the power, and transform the people, for revolution. Little 5 Points Arts and Community Center, 1083 Austin Ave. NE, top floor, Room 202. Parking in rear, wheelchair accessible. Contact store for more info.
Check the stores' websites for details, information, and more events.
Unless otherwise noted, the events listed on this page are in English, but in many cases Spanish translation is available. Please call the bookstore in advance to request Spanish translation.
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