The Bob Avakian Institute
is a nonprofit institute organized for educational purposes. Its mission is to preserve, project, and promote the works and
vision of Bob Avakian with
the aim of reaching the broadest possible audience.



  • A year-end gathering to watch the film of Bob Avakian’s talk:

    THE TRUMP/PENCE REGIME MUST GO! In The Name of Humanity, We REFUSE To Accept a Fascist America, A Better World IS Possible On the day before New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles, 30 people gathered to watch the film of a talk by Bob Avakian: THE TRUMP/PENCE REGIME MUST GO! In The Name of Humanity, We REFUSE To Accept a Fascist America, A Better World IS Possible. The Bob Avakian Institute sponsored the event, which brought together a diverse group. Students home for the holidays heard about it on Facebook and a number of activists with Refuse Fascism attended. Several people […]

  • The BA Institute Leads a Discussion on the Film The Trump/Pence Regime Must Go!

    “Where does he start, why, where does he go, and what did you think?” This question began a recent discussion of Bob Avakian’s filmed speech, THE TRUMP/PENCE REGIME MUST GO! In The Name of Humanity, We REFUSE To Accept a Fascist America. A Better World IS Possible. The film showing and discussion itself was sponsored by The Bob Avakian Institute last week in Chicago. The audience was diverse in regard to age, background, experience, and point of view—though all were pretty firmly against the Trump/Pence regime and just about everybody had been acting against it. Many of the people there had […]

  • A Country Ruled By White Supremacists—Since When Is That Acceptable?

    by Bob Avakian Jemele Hill, a commentator at ESPN, tweeted that Donald Trump is a white supremacist, whereupon White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders called for Hill to be fired. (She has not been fired but had to issue an apology, saying she should not have implicated ESPN in her comments.) And then there is the comprehensive and compelling case made by Ta-Nehisi Coates, in the current issue of the Atlantic, that Trump’s defining ideology is white supremacy. Here it must be sharply raised: What does it mean, and what does it require people to do, if an overt white […]

  • Carl Dix at UCLA – September 7

    Trump’s Violent Reassertion of White Supremacy, the Threat of Genocide, and What Must Be Done, NOW! A Talk by Carl Dix Thursday | September 7 | 7pm Perloff Auditorium | 1102 Perloff Hall 365 Portola Plaza, UCLA THE TRUMP/PENCE regime is consolidating a fascist program, unleashing Nazi stormtroopers, that will mean unimaginable horrors for humanity and, as part that, will bring down a reign of terror, on top of centuries of savage oppression of Black people. Carl Dix, drawing on the new synthesis of communism developed by Bob Avakian, will speak to how this regime was spawned by the system […]


  • Make it possible for those most denied to dig into THE NEW COMMUNISM

  • Revolution and Religion:
    The Fight for Emancipation and the Role of Religion, A Dialogue Between Cornel West and Bob Avakian


  • Ardea Skybreak, On Attending the Dialogue Between Bob Avakian and Cornel West

  • Break ALL the Chains!