Revolution Chicago Project

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Raised by 368 people in 27 months
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In a world that is increasingly a nightmare for humanity, Chicago is known worldwide as the killing fields where police shoot down Black people, and where too many youth who have the hardest life under this system shoot at each other. Revolution Club Chicago is fighting to change this to be where people lift their heads and take up making revolution to emancipate all humanity. Right now, you can become part of the networks of people making THIS what Chicago is becoming known for. Your donations are needed to help make this happen.

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This system has no future for the youth and causes too many to find meaning in taking revenge on each other. The system we're up against, capitalism-imperialism, has white supremacy running all throughout it, has the planet burning from war and environmental destruction, children being tear-gassed on the border, women and LGBTQ people debased and denied basic rights... and this is now being taken to new levels of hell with the Trump/Pence regime in power. This system needs to be overthrown as soon as possible. Throughout the country, people hardest hit by this system and others who want to see a better world, are working to organize thousands and influence millions for revolution. With your support and involvement, Chicago can be part of changing what people everywhere see as possible.

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Many people want a better future for the youth, and for humanity. Together we can make this happen, not because we're better people with bigger hearts, but because we have what is needed and missing to get out of this mess. We have the science to get at the real problem AND the solution, a real revolution. The leader of this revolution, Bob Avakian, has not only developed this science and the strategy for revolution, but also has a deep connection with the very people who most need this revolution, and can break this down for everyone to take up.

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Donating enables all this, and is itself a meaningful and much-needed contribution to making revolution! Your support enables those who have taken this up to continue spreading the word and organizing people into the revolution. Your donations provide backing to those striving to lift their heads up from the dog-eat-dog struggle to survive and raise their sights to emancipating humanity.

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Donate today for costs of flyers, posters, books, banners, and t-shirts. Donate to support and maintain the Revolution Club Organizing Center in South Shore, and the full-time volunteers who are in Chicago from across the country throwing all-in on this mission.

You can donate online at gofundme.com/revolutionsummerchicagofund or in person at the Revolution Club Organizing Center, 1857 E. 71st Street. To contact us call 312.804.9121 or look for Revolution Club Chicago on Facebook /Twitter (RevClubChi). To learn more about the revolution and the work of Bob Avakian, go to revcom.us .

A supporter of Revolution Club Chicago has crocheted scarves, bags, and other items to contribute to the $30,000 Winter Fund Drive. When you donate $50 or more to Revolution Club Chicago, you can get one of these items as a thank you. Please indicate which item you would like.

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The Revolution Club upholds, lives by and fights for the following principles:

1 We base ourselves on and strive to represent the highest interests of humanity: revolution and communism. We do not tolerate using the revolution for personal gain.

2 We fight for a world where ALL the chains are broken. Women, men, and differently gendered people are equals and comrades. We do not tolerate physically or verbally abusing women or treating them as sexual objects, nor do we tolerate insults or “jokes” about people’s gender or sexual orientation.

3 We fight for a world without borders, and for equality among different peoples, cultures and languages. We do not tolerate insults, “jokes” or derogatory names about a person’s race, nationality, or language.

4 We stand with the most oppressed and never lose sight of their potential to emancipate humanity—nor of our responsibility to lead them to do that. We work to win people of all backgrounds to take part in the revolution, and do not tolerate revenge among the people.

5 We search for and fight for the truth no matter how unpopular, even as we listen to and learn from the observations, insights and criticisms of others.

6 We are going for an actual overthrow of this system and a whole better way beyond the destructive, vicious conflicts of today between the people. Because we are serious, at this stage we do not initiate violence and we oppose all violence against the people and among the people.
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The $1,000 Challenge below has now been met. Another donor, who was inspired by this Challenge, has posed a new $1,000 Challenge to be matched by May 7. Many thousands of dollars more are needed this month and we hope to overfulfill this matching donation.

Donations to the Tour accepted here via PayPal and credit cards.: https://none.us14.list-manage.com/track/click?u=53e1d50a30f26f8933222ba2d&id=6d0ac40054&e=064508997b

From a Mental Health Professional and Supporter of the Revolution...
Step Up to My $1000 Challenge to Support the National Revolution Tour
I will double your donation to the National Get Organized for an ACTUAL Revolution Tour, up to $1,000, received by May 4. The National Get Organized for an Actual Revolution Tour goal: to spread the word and bring people into the process of building for an actual revolution.
I have searched my heart and soul, and either I choose to accept to live in a world based on heinous brutality and crimes against humanity in the US and around the world, or I stand up and fight for revolution. It is through studying the scientific work of Bob Avakian, that I am convinced that the only way out of this hell, is through a revolution that digs up this system's rotten roots and brings into being a whole new system that is not built on exploitation, but on the needs of the people and the highest aspirations of humanity.
I weep when I hear about the children in cages at the border with Mexico. I am enraged when time and time again, the lives of Black and Brown people are stolen by murdering pigs with no repercussions; and how the youth in the ghettos are pitted against one another to kill for a spot on the corner that is not theirs anyway. I am horrified when I imagine what it is like to be a Palestinian, forced to live, and barely survive, in an open air prison in Gaza. I am shocked when we can see and feel the actual climate disruption causing death and destruction all over the planet and there are no viable plans to stop it. I stand with my sisters who have been sexually harassed, beaten and raped every minute in this patriarchy. I grieve with the LGBT community as they are targeted through actions of hate or die at alarming rates through suicide. I have come to understand through years of delving into the work of BA, that these things are the result of the workings of capitalism and imperialism.
This kind of world is intolerable to me and it should be to you! If you REALLY get into this revolution, you will learn that the world does NOT have to be this way.

If you contribute to support this tour, you can help make it possible for hundreds and thousands of people to have the opportunity to learn about what this revolution is all about, what difference it can make in the world, and how we can win.
I am inspired by what the revolutionaries on the tour are doing. I loved that Noche Diaz presented a fire extinguisher award to Al Sharpton as a symbol that he plays the role of “extinguishing the fire” of outrage and desire to stand up to the powers that be and pulling them back into the system that causes needless suffering in the first place.


It was powerful that a white male comrade was kicked out of a “safe space” because he read a poem written about sexual trauma against women. There are no safe spaces in the world we live in and the team came back standing firm against intersectionality with the message that this would not lead to emancipation. The revolutionaries are out front at the Bernie Sanders rallies going up against the Bullshit of the democrats and solutions that will lead nowhere.
This Tour urgently needs our contributions to stay on the road -- for travel costs; lodging; printing costs; supplies; food; reading materials and more. This revolution is the only hope for a world without borders; a world where people can live in dignity no matter their race or gender or whom they love; a world where the planet is protected; where there are no wars for empire; and a world in which life is worth living.
Join me in donating to make this possible. Do it now, before May 4 and double your impact with my dollar for dollar match!
With warm thanks,
A Mental Health Professional and Supporter of the Revolution
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You are welcome and invited:

Sunday, Nov 4th, 4pm
Revolution Club Celebration and Benefit Party

Come together for music, fun, and revolutionary community

*Kids of all ages welcome
*Donations requested
*No cops. No guns. No drugs.

Revolution Club Organizing Center
1857 E. 71st Street, South Shore Chicago

The whole world knows Chicago for two things:

1) People who have the hardest life being targets of outrageous police terror and murder carried out by these pigs acting like an occupying army;

2) The same people who are targeted by all this being caught up in fighting each other.

The world needs to know Chicago for a third thing:

Instead of being looked at as the killing grounds, Chicago needs to become known as the place where people are beginning to raise their heads and take up revolution. The Revolution Club is out to flip the situation this system has people caught up in, to one where Chicago is known throughout the country and the world as a center for revolution.

We are getting people organized into a whole bigger fight against the real enemy: this system and its enforcers.
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As our sisters and brothers from Honduras and other countries make their way with their children to the U.S. to seek asylum and the Trump/Pence fascists demonize them and send thousands of troops to the border with orders to shoot to rock-throwers, Revolution Club Chicago has been out among different sections of people, involving people in applying the strategy for revolution.

How We Can Win, the strategy for revolution, says: "We need to oppose and disrupt the moves of the ruling powers to isolate, 'encircle,' brutalize, mass incarcerate and murderously repress the people who have the hardest life under this system and who most need this revolution. We need to 'encircle' them—by bringing forth wave upon wave of people rising up in determined opposition to this system."

People on the south side of Chicago who themselves are among those who have the hardest life under this system, and university students on the other side of town have been finding out about the new film, "Why We Need An Actual Revolution And How We Can Really Make Revolution," and have joined in signing a banner supporting the immigrant caravan. We intend to send this banner to the border.

It says, "From Revolution Club Chicago, We support and welcome the immigrant caravan, Imperialism has caused the hell you flee, Overthrowing this system will get us all free."

People have written very moving messages such as "in solidarity with all sufferers," "let them stay," and "we are with you," and "you are loved," as well as "fuck Trump" and "fuck Fascism" and in Spanish, "No se regresen su hogar esta aqui con nosotros pelearemos por sus derechos humanos, (don't go back your home is here with us we will fight for your human rights)."
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NY Time's photo on their home page 10/05/18 as Chicago prepares for a verdict in the trial of the cop who murdered Laquan McDonald with 16 shots. The Revolution Club thanks you for your support and encourages you to ask others to donate for the tens of 1000's of fact sheets, calls to act, stickers going out around the city. See our go fund me page for links to download and print up materials yourself to distribute.
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