Friday, September 30, 2016

Join us Saturday, Oct. 1, 11 am, to brainstorm about popularizing Bob Avakian's just released book THE NEW COMMUNISM

Dear Friends,

We hope you received our emails about the book launch of The New Communism by Bob Avakian. This is your invitation to contribute to making these successful events! The launch in New York City on October 8 will feature readings and commentary by Carl Dix and Cornel West (more information below). There will be TWO venues in Chicago that will livestream this event: the Carter G. Woodson Regional Library on the South Side and our space at 1103 N. Ashland (details below). This will be a great opportunity to introduce more people to Bob Avakian's pathbreaking new book, "written in a way to make even complex theory accessible to a broad audience," as the publisher noted. And the times so urgently demand this theory and a leap in the movement for revolution based on it!

Please join us this Saturday, Oct. 1, at 11 am, to brainstorm about how to bring lots of people to these events and raise funds for them and the new book. There's much to do: outreach, publicity, social media, fund raising, set-up on the day, and more. Meet us at 1103 N. Ashland at 11 am with your ideas and your energy. Read up on the book, the 5 things everyone can do to promote it, and what people are saying about it. 
The latest invitation to the two livestream events is below. Please share this, bring friends, and see you Saturday morning!

Friends of Revolution Books 

You are Invited to the October 8th Book Launch of 
THE NEW COMMUNISM to be Livestreamed at Two Special Screenings in Chicago
The October 8th Book Launch of Bob Avakian's pathbreaking new book, THE NEW COMMUNISM, will take place in New York City, and feature readings from the book and commentary from Cornel West and Carl Dix. It will be livestreamed so people can tune in around the country to be part of this launch and celebration. 
We will gather to watch this event together, to share this experience, raise funds to contribute to this launch, dig into the important topics raised, and to forge community rooted in human emancipation. 
Available now: ORDER HERE

Livestreaming Events:
12:30 pm, Saturday, October 8
Two Locations:

Woodson Regional Library
9525 South Halsted Street
(#95 bus west from Red Line; parking available)
Sponsored by the Revolution Club

1103 N. Ashland Avenue, Chicago
(near the Division Street stop of the Blue Line) 
The event in NYC is at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Blvd. @135th Street, Harlem

Featuring: Cornel West and Carl Dix
Carl Dix
Cornel West
Moderated by: Andy Zee, spokesperson for Revolution Books in NYC
Presented by: Revolution Books NYC, The BA Institute, Revolution Books Educational Fund, Insight Press

You are Invited to the October 8th Book Launch of THE NEW COMMUNISM


You are Invited to the October 8th Book Launch of THE NEW COMMUNISM to be Livestreamed at Two Special Screenings in Chicago

The October 8th Book Launch of Bob Avakian's pathbreaking new book, THE NEW COMMUNISM, will take place in New York City, and feature readings from the book and commentary from Cornel West and Carl Dix. It will be livestreamed so people can tune in around the country to be part of this launch and celebration.

We will gather to watch this event together, to share this experience, raise funds to contribute to this launch, dig into the important topics raised, and to forge community rooted in human emancipation.
Available now: ORDER HERE

Livestreaming Events:
12:30 pm, Saturday, October 8
Two Locations:
Woodson Regional Library
9525 South Halsted Street
(#95 bus west from Red Line; parking available)
Sponsored by the Revolution Club

1103 N. Ashland Avenue, Chicago
(near the Division Street stop of the Blue Line)

The event in NYC is at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Blvd. @135th Street, Harlem
Featuring: Cornel West and Carl Dix
Carl Dix
Cornel West
Moderated by: Andy Zee, spokesperson for Revolution Books in NYC
Presented by: Revolution Books NYC, The BA Institute, Revolution Books Educational Fund, Insight Press

Monday, August 8, 2016

Above: Watch MSNBC's video doc on the Revolution Club at the RNC

August 2016

Over the last month, the Revolution Club has been organizing for an actual revolution at the soonest possible time, among people on the streets where murdering police are still getting away with murdering our people, and at the RNC in Cleveland and the DNC in Philadelphia. Your financial support is needed to help cover expenses for the Club's work.  


The Revolution Club stirred many new people into political life, with the Message from the RCP Central Committee which plants a pole of a radically different future and digs beneath the surface of things to get to the common source of many, seemingly disconnected, outrages of this system. They fought for the understanding that Trump vs Clinton is nothing but criminal choices of a criminal system. They called out to people: We Need to Overthrow, Not Vote For, This System!

They connected people with the works and leadership of BA [Bob Avakian], engaging them with clips from his talk, "Revolution: Nothing Less!" and with "BAsics, from the talks and writings of Bob Avakian." They distributed Revolution newspaper, enabling people to really understand and act to change the world...giving a living picture and scientific analysis of what is going on in the world and why.

Club members were strong, determined, and defiant in the face of massive police mobilization, arrests, and brutality at the hands of the pigs, and Nazi and Christian fundamentalist fanatics. They went into the neighborhoods of the oppressed, led people into the streets, and boldly delivered the message: "America was NEVER great--we need to OVERTHROW this system!" 

Both at the RNC and at the DNC Joey Johnson and Carl Dix, supported by other Revolution Club members, burnt the American flag to make a powerful statement that America was NEVER great and to expose that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are both "Criminal choices of a criminal system that must be overthrown."

At the RNC, Joey and 15 others were illegitimately arrested and have serious charges from the action of burning the flag. Some of your donation will help carry out a political and legal campaign to force the authorities to drop all the charges, including helping defendants get to Cleveland for court appearances.

A photo essay:

Carl Dix
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Monday, August 1, 2016

The world cries out for revolution. The Central Committee of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA has put out an important statement "Time to Get Organized for an ACTUAL REVOLUTION" and Revolution Books Chicago urges everyone who wants to see a radically different and better world to dig into this statement.

There are serious plans to make leaps in building a movement for an actual revolution. In order to contribute to this exciting new direction, Revolution Books Chicago is going to focus on taking the works of Bob Avakian and the RCP, USA, including www.revcom.us, Revolution newspaper, and other revolutionary literature and videos directly out to the people in neighborhoods around Chicago. To accomplish this, we will no longer be able to maintain the bookstore on Ashland Avenue.

The store closed on July 24. 
We want to express our appreciation for your support of Revolution Books. Some of you have supported Revolution Books in many ways and over many years, and others have done so only recently, and we hope you will follow and support the ongoing work being done to bring about an actual revolution. We urge you to get an e-subscription to Revolutionnewspaper  and closely follow the website www.revcom.us, the lifeline that cuts through events to reveal the need for revolution and how to move now to hasten and prepare for that revolution.

We will continue to keep you informed via the Revolution Books email about events around Chicago, important new books, and where to find us as the revolution pops up in different parts of the city.

The Revolution Books New York store will continue to be the flagship store nationally and we support their efforts and urge you to follow their website

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Send-off Party to Support Volunteers Going to Cleveland to take Revolution to the Republican National Convention!

When: Wednesday, July 13, 6:30 pm
Where: Revolution Books, 1103 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago

The Revolution Club is going to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland to raise a banner of real liberation and project the leader - Bob Avakian - who has shown the way out. Donald Trump and his mob of racist baboons, fascist jackasses, and shit-eating Republican hacks will be strutting around and whipping up the backward and the confused against immigrants, Black people, women, Muslims, and anyone else who doesn't fit his perverted vision of "American greatness."

The Revolution Club will be in Cleveland setting different terms on the source of the problem, the real solution, and how to fight for it. We will be joining with others to fight the power and to bring out the truth. We will be there modeling a different, revolutionary way and organizing people into this revolution. We will be preparing the terrain, the people, and the vanguard for the time when millions can actually be led to bring this whole thing down. Most of all we will be projecting the only REAL alternative to the madness and the only REAL way out of it: OVERTHROW, DON'T VOTE FOR, THIS SYSTEM!
(Read the full Call to Take Revolution to both Conventions here.)  












Support the Volunteers!
We plan to give them a rousing send-off party and contribute much-needed funds. Revolution Club members are taking time off from work (if they have work) and will need travel and living expenses on the road. YOUR donation is a powerful expression of support - from $10 to $100 or more - it's all urgently needed and welcome. Bring a dish to share or refreshments to share if you can. Call the Revolution Club at 312-804-9121 for more information.

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Anti-July 4 picnic: Imagine a world without America and everything it stands for!

We'll be there--hope to see you too:

On Monday, July 4: "Imagine a World Without America and Everything It Stands For" Picnic... Celebrate the REAL Revolution and the Dream of a TRULY Better World

Monday, July 4, 2-6 pm
63rd St. Beach (63rd & Lake Shore Dr.)
(Look for big red flag)
 




The Revolution Club and the BA Everywhere campaign invite you to the kind of July 4 picnic you can really enjoy: a REALLY revolutionary one. There'll be food, fun and friendship--plus ways to find out about the work and leadership of Bob Avakian, BA, the Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party... ways to get involved with the Revolution Club, which is working to spread revolution and communism, and fight the power, and transform the people, for revolution... and ways to get with BA Everywhere, which is working to raise big money to get the word on BA out all over.
 
And guess what? There won't be a bloody American rag in sight--unless it's being used to get the coals going!
 
Bring your friends and bring your family for a day of fun and celebration that is part of getting to a radically different and far better world.

Contact: Revolution Club Chicago, 312-804-9121. Call to arrange if you need a ride. Parking is available at the beach, and additional lots are just west of Lake Shore Drive (off of Hayes Drive). To get to the beach via CTA take the #63 bus (eastbound). 
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