Thursday, January 22, 2015

Sun., 1/25 - "The USA: Founded on Slavery & Genocide"

 
#302- RNL
Sunday, January 25th, 3 pm
 
Screening and discussion of the next excerpt from
BA Speaks: REVOLUTION - NOTHING LESS!
Bob Avakian Live

 "The USA: Founded on Slavery & Genocide."
 
In the midst of people resisting in the streets, but also lifting their heads to ask "why" the world and society are this way, it is even more important for people of all sections of society to have the opportunity to get into the basic science of revolution.
 
We will view and discuss this section from the first disc of this profound talk.  Join us twice-monthly for this series.  Read more about the film here.

"Yes, this is a film, but that is not its essence.  This is a daring,  substantive, scientific summoning to revolution.  6+ hours that can change how you see the world and what you do with the rest of your life."  - from one of the filmmakers 

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

An important book tour begins on Saturday. 

This will attract people like yourself who care about the world and the future, so be sure to get them the new brochure and Revolution newspaper, and invite them to Revolution Books.  Let us know when you will attend so we can have teams at every event.  
  
SoCal Tour of The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI.  Meet author/journalist Betty Medsger and Bonnie & John Raines, two of the burglars who were never caught.

In 1971, on the night when all eyes were on the Muhammad Ali - Joe Frazier fight, eight anti-war activists risked everything to break into an FBI office near Philadelphia, PA.  The files they stole uncovered evidence that revealed the vast extent of FBI spying and criminalization of dissenters through such programs as COINTELPRO that targeted communists and other radicals, and led to assassinations of Black Panther Party leaders.  For over forty years, the identity of the burglars was unknown, despite being the subjects of one of the lengthiest FBI investigations in history.  NOW you can hear this highly-relevant story first-hand about people who refused to be complacent.

Saturday, Jan. 24,5 PM - All Saints Church, 132 North Euclid Ave., Pasadena. Tickets

Sunday, Jan. 25, 1 PM - Anaheim Unitarian Church, 511 So. Harbor Blvd.  (Revolution Books is the bookseller at this event.)

Monday, Jan. 26, 6 PM - Loyola Marymount University, Ahmanson Auditorium.
  
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 6 PM -  Caltech, Beckman Institute Auditorium. 

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 11 AM - Glendale College, RSVP here.

 Thursday, Jan. 29,  7:30 PM - Occidental College, Choi Auditorium, McKinnon Center for Global Affairs.  Tickets

ALSO,  Thursday, Jan. 22, 6:30 PM -  Roe v Wade 42nd Anniversary: Stories From The Frontline.  National Council of Jewish Women, 543 N. Fairfax Ave. (near Melrose), LA.  RSVP to Ruth Williams at 323-852-8503 or ruth@ncjwla.org

Sat., Jan. 24, 7 PM - Booksigning with Joel Andreas,  Author & Illustrator of  ADDICTED To WAR:  Why The U.S. Can't Kick Militarism (new 2015 edition).  Peace Center,
3916 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City 90230.  Event is free.  RSVP to Frank Dorrel at fdorrel@addictedtowar.com  or 310-838-8131.

Friday, January 16, 2015

National Abortion Rights Speak Out - Saturday, Jan. 17th, 1 PM

National Abortion Rights Speak Out               

LIVE Webcast from New York City 
Saturday, Jan. 17th, 1-3 pm
at Revolution Books, Los Angeles
What do you need to know about abortion rights & what do we need to do in 2015?   Hear from Sunsara Taylor of revcom.us, Eve Ensler of V-Day, Diane Derzis from the last abortion clinic in Mississippi, and others about the emergency facing the right to abortion and what we must do to STOP IT!
 
 
Invite your friends and be a part of amplifying the stories of women that bring alive what is at stake in the fight for reproductive control.  To send in testimony about abortion before it was legal or more recently, write:StopPatriarchy@gmail.com

Los Angeles - GET ON THE BUS and Ride to SF to Confront Woman-haters! 
Friday, Jan. 23 - 11:00 am PST 
Launch from Revolution Books, 5726 Hollywood (& Wilton), LA
 
Confront the Anti-Abortion, Woman-Hating Fascists and Reach Out Everywhere to Get Others to Do the Same! 

They are seriously taking away women's right to abortion as part of a larger attack on the fundamental humanity of women. This MUST be STOPPED! And WE MUST STOP IT! 

Confront "OneLife LA"Saturday, January 17th - 9 AM - The park on Alameda Blvd. across from Union Station.  
Take to the Streets and PROTEST the War on Women at MLK March! 
Monday, January 19th - Vermont/MLK - 9am 

San Francisco - Confront Walk 4 "Life"

Saturday, Jan. 24   1:00 pm PST, Powell & Market
Facebook Event

Email Contact

Oakland, CA - #WomensLivesMatter

Confront the fascists who spread the LIE that Black women who get abortions are committing "genocide."   Read more
Friday, Jan. 23   12:00 - 2:00 pm PST
Oakland City Hall - Oscar Grant Plaza

Facebook Event
Email Contact
  
ABORTION ON DEMAND AND WITHOUT APOLOGY! 
FORCED MOTHERHOOD IS FEMALE ENSLAVEMENT!

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Break ALL the Chains! STOP the war on women!



Thursday, Jan. 15th, 7:30 PM
Discussion of Break ALL the Chains, by Bob Avakian
To prepare to defend abortion rights at the major anti-abortion protests
later this month, join us to dig into Break ALL the Chains!  Choose a quote
you'd like to discuss.  In this compendium, Bob Avakian brings together a
tremendous visceral hatred for the oppression of women as well as
profound theoretical breakthroughs as to the roots and the abolition of
this oppression that is essential to achieving human emancipation. 

Pamphlets available at Revolution Books.
 
Full work (PDF).


Come to Revolution Books/Libros Revolucion on Saturday, January 17 at 1:00 to 3:00 pm (doors open at noon) for a Live Simulcast at Revolution Books Los Angeles with Sunsara Taylor from New York:  National Abortion Rights Speakout
January 23, Friday, 1:00pm
GET ON THE BUS to Confront the Anti-Abortion, Women-Hating Fascists! in the Bay AreaBus leaves from Revolution Books / Libros Revolucion LA

January 25, Sunday 2-4:00pm at Anaheim Unitarian Church, 511 So. Harbor Blvd., Anaheim (Orange County) Co-Sponsor of Book Tour Event:  The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI, by Betty Medsger  The Burglary tells the story of how, on March 8, 1971, in the midst of the Vietnam War, eight peace activists broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, in an effort to discover whether the FBI was working, illegally, to suppress American dissent. The event features the author and two of the burglars who were never caught.

January 25, Sunday 3:00pmContinuing Discussion of BA Speaks:  Revolution--Nothing Less!  Bob Avakian Live DVD.    This week - "The USA:  Founded on Slavery & Genocide"

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National Abortion Rights Speak Out               
Saturday, Jan. 17th, 1-3 pm
Nationwide: Host viewing parties in bookstores, campuses, churches and
homes.  Tune in at StopPatriarchy.org.

To send in testimony about abortion before it was legal or more recently, write:StopPatriarchy@gmail.com
AbortionOnDemandPoster 
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In just over two weeks, hundreds of thousands will march in Christian fascist
woman-hating processions on both coasts in opposition to a woman's right to
abortion and even birth control. These people will mobilize to make even further
vicious gains in forcing women back into open subordination to men and into the
position where women have no access to abortion or even birth control. They are
fighting for a situation where women have no choice but to bear children against
their will, or to risk their lives or go to prison for attempting to self-abort.

They are seriously taking away women's right to abortion as part of a larger attack
on the fundamental humanity of women. This MUST be STOPPED! And WE MUST
STOP IT! 
Take to the Streets and PROTEST the War on Women at MLK
March! - Vermont/MLK - 9am 
Los Angeles - GET ON THE BUS and Ride to SF to Confront
Woman-haters! - Press Conference -Launch
Revolution Books, 5726 Hollywood (at Wilton), LA
Contact:  stoppatriarchylosangeles@gmail.com

San Francisco - Confront Walk 4 "Life", Powell and Market
Facebook Event
Email Contact

Oakland, CA - #WomensLivesMatter
Confront the fascists who spread the LIE that Black women who get abortions
are committing "genocide."   
Friday, Jan. 23   12:00 - 2:00 pm PST
Oakland City Hall - Oscar Grant Plaza
Facebook Event
Email Contact

ABORTION ON DEMAND AND WITHOUT APOLOGY!
FORCED MOTHERHOOD IS FEMALE ENSLAVEMENT! 
Washington, DC - Confront the March for "Life":  Supreme Court 
Get on the BUS from New York City, or organize caravans from elsewhere, contact: StopPatriarchy@gmail.com 
Austin, Texas - Confront the Texas Rally for "Life" on the north steps of the capitol
To get involved or for more info contact StopPatriarchy.org or write to StopPatriarchy@gmail.com 

Wednesday, January 7, 2015


Join us at the Downtown LA Artwalk!

Thurs., 7 pm at 5th & Spring (NE corner):  
Join us tomorrow in the streets, and in the galleries and centers at the Downtown LA Artwalk!  

2014 was a momentous year - from outrageous police murder after murder, to rebellion in Ferguson and across the country, to 1,900 people gathering in NY City's Riverside Church to hear Bob Avakian and Cornel West in an unprecedented Dialogue onRevolution and Religion: The Fight for Emancipation and the Role of Religion.  [Read on 2014: A Momentous Year...Fight the Power, and Transform the People, for Revolution.]  

Let's take Revolution newspaper and palm cards & posters about this Dialogue, the chance to host showings, donate and get it out everywhere in society - to thousands who are looking for a different way to live and be - as part of preparing for an actual revolution with a real chance to win.

Drop in the bookstore to pick up materials, or just to talk and check out the newspaper and the Dialogue.  Call to join in on Thurs. evening at the Artwalk: (213) 304-9864.


#302- RNL
Sunday, Jan. 11th, 3 pm
Next bi-weekly discussion of selections from the DVD:

BA Speaks: REVOLUTION - NOTHING LESS!
Bob Avakian Live

In the midst of people resisting in the streets, but also lifting their heads to ask "why" the world and society are this way, it is even more important for people of all sections of society to have the opportunity to get into the basic science of revolution.

We will view and discuss a section from the first disc of this profound talk.  Read more about the film here.

"Yes, this is a film, but that is not its essence.  This is a daring,  substantive, scientific summoning to revolution.  6+ hours that can change how you see the world and what you do with the rest of your life."  - from one of the filmmakers 

Monday, January 5, 2015

Sat., Jan. 10 - Book Club: Mornings in Jenin

 
 Global Book Club - Mornings in Jenin
Saturday, Jan. 10th, 2 pm
 
Mornings in Jenin by Palestinian-American author and activist Susan Abulhawa is a sweeping, heart-wrenching historical saga about 4 generations of the Abulheja family. From Jenin to Jerusalem to Beirut to Philadelphia, it follows the family from its displacement from Ein Hod village in 1948 through love and loss over decades of life in Palestine and the diaspora. 
 
Join us at Revolution Books to discuss this book, one of many discussions of Mornings in Jenin held this month around the world.
  10% discount for book club participants.  All donations to save Revolution Books are appreciated and needed. 
From revcom.us - The Year in Review:

Israel's Genocidal Assault on Gaza -
Starting in July, Israel - with full backing from the rulers of the U.S.-massacred over 2,100 Palestinian people in Gaza, including hundreds of children. The assault was an escalation of Israel's genocidal ethnic cleansing of Palestine and provoked outrage around the world, including protests on campuses around the U.S. and a growing movement for boycott, divestment, and sanctions against Israel. The question is sharply posed: Is the lesson of the Nazi holocaust that never again will my people be fucked with, even if that means carrying out horrific crimes and genocide? Or is it that never again must these kinds of crimes be carried out anywhere, by anyone?

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Weekend Plans to Take Revolution to the People


No New Year Under This Old System!

Join us today and tomorrow, this Saturday and Sunday, to take Revolution newspaper 
out to thousands of people -- to link them up with a scientific analysis of events in 
society and the world and how we can move and are moving to build toward the revolution that is needed.

Saturday, 1 - 3 PM: Join a team in Santa Monica at Third and Arizona, in the Santa 
Monica Promenade, a crossroads for people celebrating the holidays from Los 
Angeles, around the United States and around the world.

2 PM: Compton Blue Line Station, Willowbrook and Compton:
On December 31st Compton sheriffs' deputies shot and killed Mayra Cornejo, 
a 34 year old mother of 5. Mayra's small daughters had just told her that their 
daddy had been molesting them. Expecting law enforcement to protect her children, 
she filed a complaint and the father was arrested. Then they let him go. Outraged 
and distraught, Mayra had a gun. Instead of protecting her children, sheriffs' deputies shot Mayra 7 times, even after she fell. Reportedly another person was shot by law enforcement in Compton on Friday January 2nd in Compton.  This cannot be tolerated! Join us to take Revolution out broadly to people in Compton.

Churches on Sunday Morning. Meet at:
9:30 am, All Saints Pasadena, 132 North Euclid, Pasadena 91101
9:30 am, West Angeles, 3045 Crenshaw Blvd., LA 90016
9:30 am, FAME Los Angeles, 2270 Harvard Blvd, (north of Adams), LA 90018
10:15 pm, FAME Pasadena, 1700 N. Raymond, Pasadena 91103

Or join us at 11:30 AM at Arlington West, 100 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, 90407.
Every Sunday Veterans for Peace creates a sea of crosses next to the Santa Monica Pier,
a memorial to U.S. military personnel and the people of the Middle East who have 
lost their lives in the US global war on terror.

Can't join the teams above?    Take out the newspaper to the Selma movie lines 
and/or to markets and stores in your community.  Then let us know how it went.

The same genocidal system that terrorizes Black communities from Ferguson to Staten
Island, from Cleveland to Los Angeles, carries out even more naked brutality around the
world. U.S. capitalism-imperialism is unjust, immoral, illegitimate! We need revolution!

Read the statement On the Strategy for Revolution to learn more about the pivotal 
role of this newspaper in our work.

This Sunday, Jan. 5th at 3 PM at Revolution Books, watch the screening of 
Abortion, Morality, and the Liberation of Women, a talk with Sunsara Taylor 
and abortion doctor Susan Wicklund.  Then join co-hosts from the Revolution 
Club-LA and Stop Patriarchy-LA to plan for the protest to defend abortion rights 
in San Francisco.

Sunsara Taylor & Carl Dix on Confronting the Anti Abortion Woman Haters January 22 & 24, 2015
Sunsara Taylor & Carl Dix on Confronting the Anti Abortion Woman Haters January 22 & 24, 2015