Bob Avakian

“…if you don’t have a poetic spirit—or at least a poetic side—it is very dangerous for you to lead a Marxist movement or be the leader of a socialist state.”

 — Bob Avakian


Bob Avakian (BA) is the architect of a whole new framework of human emancipation, the new synthesis of communism, which is popularly referred to as the “new communism.”  Read more.

Part 1: Formative Experiences, Critical Junctures, Decisive Leadership

Part 2: The New Synthesis of Communism 

Part 3: Key Works of Bob Avakian