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|Carl Dix & Sunsara Taylor: We Need a Revolution and...|
|Date||Sunday January 25|
|Time||6:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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|Revolution Books, 2425 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704|
Special Event: Carl Dix & Sunsara Taylor:
We Need a Revolution and...
a Revolution IS Possible
Come hear Carl Dix & Sunsara Taylor in-person speak on why. They will take questions.
Carl Dix is a long time revolutionary leader and a founding member of the Revolutionary Communist Party (RCP). The foundation of his work is the new synthesis of communism developed by Bob Avakian, the leader of the RCP.
In 1970, Carl was part of the Fort Lewis 6, the largest mass refusal of US soldiers to go to Vietnam. In 1985, Carl spearheaded the publication of the Draw The Line Statement that condemned the bombing of the MOVE house in Philadelphia, killing 11 people, 5 of them children. In 1996, he co-founded the October 22 Coalition to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation. In 2011, Carl, together with Dr. Cornel West, co-founded the Stop Mass Incarceration Network and initiated a campaign of civil disobedience to STOP "Stop and Frisk." This campaign took the effort to end that racist and illegitimate policy to a higher level. In 2014, Carl and Cornel called for making October a Month of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation.
Sunsara Taylor is a writer for Revolution Newspaper, an initiator of Stop Patriarchy, and sits on the Advisory Board of World Can't Wait. She has written on the rise of theocracy, wars and repression in the U.S., police murder and mass incarceration, and more. She has led in building resistance to these crimes as part of building the movement for revolution to put an end to all this. She takes as her foundation the new synthesis on revolution and communism developed by Bob Avakian.
In 2013 and 2014, Taylor led two Abortion Rights Freedom Rides, nationwide political and moral counteroffensives against the attacks on abortion. Declaring that "Forced Motherhood is Female Enslavement" these Rides situated the battle over abortion in the fight for women's liberation, traveled to 17 states, and mobilized mass independent political resistance to defeat the war on women. You can find her impressive verbal battles with Bill O'Reilly and various political commentary by searching "Sunsara Taylor" on youtube.