Why We Need An Actual Revolution and
How We Can Really Make Revolution

The Five Stops: Why This System Can’t Be Reformed
In this concise and compelling 35-minute clip from the film WHY WE NEED AN ACTUAL REVOLUTION AND HOW WE CAN REALLY MAKE REVOLUTION, Bob Avakian lays out why the things you care most about cannot be solved under this system.


The Oppression of Black People and Other People of Color

The Destruction of the Planet by Capitalism-Imperialism

The Democratic Party: “A Major Instrument of This Monstrously Oppressive System”


From the Q&A Sessions following the speech


How do we hasten a revolutionary situation and how do newer and more experienced people take responsibility for that?


How was the scientific method used to develop the new communism?


After the revolution, how will we use peaceful tactics to maintain power?


“What’s the basis to say there’s no god? Will that ostracize religious people?”


Why does private ownership of the means of production result in oppression of women?

“After the revolution, what kind of justice would be applied to former rulers?”


Could you expand on the conception of the struggle for the seizure of power as protracted and finite?


“What will it take for masses of white people to break from white supremacy?” 

“What Do You Think About the Consent Decree Passed Against the Chicago Police?” Concessions on police terror; violence among the youth; why you need a revolution.


“Would Mexico and Central America Still Be the US Backyard After the Revolution?”


“What Would Society Look Like Right After the Revolution?”


“What would be the next step if the Trump/Pence regime consolidates power?”


Bob Avakian’s Answer to People Who Complain about Immigrants Crossing Borders


“How to spread the fighting spirit confronting fascists despite what Dems say?”