See—and share—this talk, a film of Bob Avakian’s new talk addressing the most urgent question of the day: how to understand, and what to do about, the threat to humanity itself posed by the Trump/Pence regime. This talk—from the most radical revolutionary on the planet—makes the case for massive, sustained nonviolent outpourings. It traces the roots of the regime—the deeper and more immediate causes of its rise to power.

Support Revolution Books at the Berkeley City Council Meeting 6-3-14

Press conference & rally on Tuesday starting at 6pm
in front of Old City Hall - 2134 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way

Humanity Needs Revolution.  
Revolution Needs Revolution Books.  
Revolution Books Needs You.

Join us for a rally & press conference at 6pm on the steps of the Old City Hall. And, stay for the city council meeting, bring signs of support, sign-up to speak, etc. Send emails [click here] urging the city council to follow through on rent reduction. Say why you support Revolution Books. Make a video briefly stating why you think the city should lower our rent and send it to

The situation: Last September Revolution Books and other tenants of the Telegraph Channing Mall (owned by the city of Berkeley) appeared in front of the Berkeley City Council meeting demanding urgently needed rent relief. The tenants pointed out the poor conditions in the Mall, the many long term vacancies, and the fact that the city leases had mandated large rent increases during some of the worst economic conditions on Telegraph Avenue in recent history.

Berkeley's Mayor Tom Bates then instructed the City Manager's Office to meet with the tenants regarding rent reduction --But now, eight months later, the city still has not followed through with any rent relief.

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