Sunday, August 2, 2009

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August 2, Sunday 4 PM
Join us for a discussion on


Declaration 158 CoverWE DECLARE: NO MORE!
Women need emancipation. Women need liberation from thousands of years of tradition's chains. This is a declaration that stands on the clear recognition that for humanity as a whole to advance, half of humanity must be lifted from centuries of being condemned to being the property of men and pitilessly exploited, demeaned and degraded in a thousand ways. Women are not breeders. Women are not lesser beings. Women are not objects created for the sexual pleasure of men. Women are human beings capable of participating fully and equally in every realm of human endeavor. When women are held down, all of humanity is held back. Women must win liberation, and they can only be liberated through the revolutionary transformation of the world and the emancipation of all of humanity, and through being a powerful motive force in that revolution. Read Declaration.

"Abortion on Demand and without Apology"
Winners of Chicago Bughouse Square Soapbox Competition:
Click here for Bughouse Square Debates 2009 - Lina Thorne and
Bughouse Square Debates 2009 - Mars Caulton.

In case you missed it. . .

Cornel West and Carl Dix dialogue on:

The Ascendancy of Obama. . .
and the Continued Need for
Resistance and Liberation

Dix and West sep

On July 14, 2009, an extremely important and successful program, featuring Cornel West, one of America's most provocative public intellectuals, and Carl Dix, a long-time revolutionary and a founding member of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA, took place at Aaron Davis Hall in Harlem, New York. Read on.

Click here to listen to the whole exchange of the July 14 dialogue in Harlem. This is also available on disc from Chicago Revolution Books.

Go to to watch the video.

Cornel West and Carl Dix on Race and Politics in Age of Obama
Watch or listen to the July 22nd nationally broadcast interview on DEMOCRACY NOW! with Amy Goodman.

August 1, Saturday

Warped tour - Join us at the Revolution Books booth in the non profit zone at Warped Tour. Help get out Revolution and other literature. Dialogue, debate with and challenge youth from many different areas and learn firsthand about the ongoing struggle within the punk and hardcore scene over politics, religion, and ideology, while listening to Warped's lineup of music. Go to for info on bands and tickers. Chicago's Warped Tour is in Tinley Park at First Midwest Bank Amphitheater.

Also, join us this weekend to take out Revolution newspaper to neighborhoods and events. Meet at Revolution Books Saturday at noon.
August 3, Monday 6:30 - 9 pm

Pick up a bundle of Revolution newspapers hot off the press and/or join a discussion of the lead articles and "hot topics" while mailing subscriptions to prisoners. Bring friends.

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