REVOLUTION Newspaper #449, July 27, 2016

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3 Things that have to happen in order for there to be real and lasting change for the better:

1) People have to fully confront the actual history of this country and its role in the world up to today, and the terrible consequences of this.

2) People have to dig seriously and scientifically into how this system of capitalism-imperialism actually works, and what this actually causes in the world.

3) People have to look deeply into the solution to all this.

Bob Avakian
May 1st, 2016

American Crime

American Crime is a regular feature of Each installment focuses on one of the 100 worst crimes committed by the U.S. rulers—out of countless bloody crimes they have carried out against people around the world, from the founding of the U.S. to the present day.

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Of Continuing Interest


Bob Avakian on The pivotal role of the Black national question, the pivotal relation between national liberation and proletarian revolution, in the U.S.:

» Communism and Jeffersonian Democracy

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» "The Oppression of Black People & the Revolutionary Struggle to End All Oppression" 

April 25, 2016

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On "Principled Compromises," and Other Crimes Against Humanity

November 12, 2015

By Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA

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

By Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA

August 4, 2014

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Bob Avakian (BA): A Contended Question

August 19, 2012

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On the Rise of Donald Trump… And the Need for and Possibility of Real Revolution

March 7, 2016

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“Putting Forward Our Line—In a Bold, Moving, Compelling Way,” by Bob Avakian

Published in two parts in Revolutionary Worker:

» Part 1, #1177, December 1, 2002

» Part 2, #1178, December 8, 2002

The Coming Civil War and Repolarization for Revolution in the Present Era

by Bob Avakian

Published 2004/2005

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Interview with a Former Prisoner

Includes "Part 1: Breaking with the Gang Life, Getting with the REAL Revolution," "Part 2: Science, Revolutionary Theory, and Getting Into Bob Avakian," and "Part 3: Don't Risk Your Life Over Stupid Shit—Be Down for Revolution"

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Letter from a reader

WORKING ON THE CONTRADICTIONS OF THE REVOLUTION: reflections on bringing forward a revolutionary people and organizing for an actual revolution

April 27, 2015

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by Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA

Originally published April 14, 2013

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Freedom and Necessity, and Proceeding from a Strategic Standpoint: Some Thoughts on Methods and Leadership

by Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA

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Some Points of Orientation, Principle, and Method Regarding the Accusations Against Bill Cosby

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What Is an Abortion and Why Women Must Have the Right to Choose
Life Cannot and Should Not Always Be Preserved

January 23, 2005

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Updated July 27, 2016, 6:30 pm

Carl Dix, of the Revolutionary Communist Party, in Philly, 7/27/16, on the exoneration of all the pigs who murdered Freddie Gray—and the need to organize for an actual revolution.

Hillary Clinton Could Not Care Less About Murder by Police, Other Than to Derail the Struggle Against It

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Media Alert:

July 28: Joey Johnson, Carl Dix, and the Revolution Club will publicly burn the U.S. flag in Philadelphia for the culmination of the DNC

6 p.m., July 28 
Broad St. & Pattison Ave., Philly
outside Wells Fargo Center, final night of DNC

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Hillary Clinton

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Hillary Clinton's Crimes Against Children and Families

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Hey, Sarah Silverman—Wanna Know What Is REALLY Ridiculous?

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Joey Johnson burning the flag at the Republican Convention.Revolution Club at the RNC & DNC

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Question: Why do we not initiate violence during this period when we are carrying out the “three prepares”—why do we not just “get it on,” and try to bring down this system, right now?


Question: Aren’t Ferguson and Baltimore examples of the people initiating violence?

Reposted July 10, 2016

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