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"We can no longer afford to allow these imperialists to continue to dominate the world and determine the destiny of humanity. And it is a scientific fact that humanity does not have to live this way."   
--Bob Avakian

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"The horrific crisis in Israel / Palestine has the entire world rocked and NO ONE understands how it got like this and how to actually solve the problem better than the RevComs. The books at this store, the culture at this store are necessary for building a revolutionary movement to change society and bring a new world into being. Happy to contribute a $2500 donation toward that future."

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And here's what an an earlier donor said:
“I have had ENOUGH of what this system does to people!!! How about you?!.... "

"I am a mental health provider. Day after day, I see and hear and feel, the ravages of what this system does to people and the profound suffering it inflicts.

“'Jane Doe' risked her life to be smuggled into the US by “coyotes” from El Salvador. But they gang-raped her and beat her and left her for dead in the desert where she was picked up by ICE and landed in our psychiatric unit with severe post-traumatic stress disorder and plans to kill herself..."

"There is 'Janet' who has serious opiate addiction, trying to cope with being prostituted from childhood and now she is part of a sex trafficking ring [in order to] to get money for her heroin habit. I agonize over the 100,000 people who died over the past year of overdoses and the 49,000 who died by suicide. 'Deaths of despair' in a brutal inhumane system that crushes the life out of people here and around the world..."
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Revolution Books is on a mission, & we invite you... support and be part of the mission to make a real revolution and its leadership known, engaged, and debated throughout society—as this country fractures. The future we get has everything to do with what what all of us do.

Two of the authors who have donated to this Fund Drive:

*Geraldine Brooks - Awarded 2006 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Speaking at RB in April 2023 on her new historical novel Horse.

*Aidan Levy, Author of Saxophone Colossus: The Life and Music of Sonny Rollins. Speaking at RB in December 2022. 
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Watch Jim Fouratt, original ACT-UP activist, on why he supports Revolution Books' $30,000 Summer Fund Drive and urges you to join him! Filmed Aug 6 at the Times Square RevCom protest of the anniversaries of the U.S. nuclear annihilation of the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan.


GIVE ALL THAT YOU CAN TO REVOLUTION BOOKS (RB). You are contributing to many more people being challenged to break out of the stranglehold humanity is caught in: the escalating danger of imperialist world war; the continuing police murder of Black and Latino youth; law after law passed against LGBTQ people; courts and legislatures moving relentlessly to strip women of any right to decide their reproductive destinies; fascists instituting curriculum that upholds the “merits” of slavery; the supposedly “green” President opening up new oil drilling in Alaska.

RB spokesperson, Raymond Lotta, speaking July 25, 2023, on ""Robert Oppenheimer Served America’s Empire: We Have the Responsibility and Possibility to End This Horror, and Bring a Far Better World Into Being."
We challenge people to break with the toxic illusion that America (the American empire) should become a “more perfect union” (of global plunder and oppression).   

We don't have to live this way. A whole different way, a fundamentally different system is possible through revolution. When you contribute to Revolution Books you are supporting the most radical, revolutionary bookstore on the planet--where the Constitution for the New Socialist Republic of North America takes center stage in the debate and contention over what is possible for humanity.

Revolution Books pulses with the work and leadership of Bob Avakian. He has developed a whole new framework for human emancipation, the new communism. It is a revolution to overthrow this system and create a society and world free of all exploitation and oppression, in which human beings can truly flourish and the imagination can soar. When you donate to Revolution Books, you are ensuring that The Bob Avakian Interviews: Up Close and Personal, Hard Core for Revolution are seen and appreciated by a much wider audience.

BA models an approach to scientifically understanding and changing the world that fosters broadness of mind and generosity of spirit and curiosity about the world...that draws from diverse spheres of human thought and experience in the search for the truth...that values the creative spirit and intellectual-cultural ferment. Beauty is indelibly written, sung, and painted into the revolution that is so urgently needed and more possible in this time. 

All of which is why we have the incredible breadth of books and programs at RB. On one night we host a panel with medical doctors about the fight for the science of life-saving vaccines...on another night it's an author-talk on the life and music of jazz giant Sonny Rollins. Pulitzer Prize winning historians like David Blight (with his biography of Frederick Douglass) and Caroline Elkins (with her study of the British empire) and Pulitzer novelist Colson Whitehead have been part of lively engagements at RB.

Revolution Books is for all who are agonizing over where things are headed, and dreaming of something far better. But too many people are trapped in the ways of thinking of this capitalist-imperialist system--the very source of everything people are agonizing over. So we call on people to join in going to work on transforming that! Like the major program last March on the globalized sexual exploitation of women, sharpening the debate that 'sex work' is not 'agency' as so many 'woke' people declare--but the brutal commodification and degradation of women. 

Your donation will help spread the American Crime Series that lives on Check out the timely: "American Crime Case #97: August 6 and 9, 1945The Nuclear Incineration of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.  This summer the film Oppenheimer is getting wide attention. It is based on the history of the development and use of the atomic bomb in 1945 by the US against Japan—the US being the first and only country to use this monstrous weapon. Robert Oppenheimer, the “father of the atomic bomb,” was a progressive who thought America could be a “force for good” in the world—this led him to be complicit in the American crime of the incineration of 200,000 in a genocidal flash in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. And we're featuring books and holding discussions and special programs, cutting to this brutal truth.

Right now America is risking nuclear annihilation over Ukraine to maintain and expand its empire--once again in the “name of democracy.” RB is stepping up its challenge to liberals and progressives: face the reality of what America stands for and does in the world; stop putting your energies, funds, and influence to the Democrats, a party of war crimes; and join with the revolution to end these horrors. 

Revolution Books matters more than ever! The world is being pulled apart. In this country, the rulers are at each others' throats--more divided than at any time since just before the Civil War. This is a time of great danger but also a time when revolution becomes more possible.  

Donate to the RB Fund Campaign and spread this campaign. Dive into the much needed discussion and debate over the biggest questions confronting humanity, and the revolutionary way out of the madness. By supporting RB, you have a chance to be part of fighting for a truly emancipating future!  

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