• “They’re selling postcards of the hanging”
  • Police: Enforcers of oppression and madness [00:18:24]
  • 1960s: Racism and oppression challenged head-on [00:30:10]
  • A world of rape and sexual assault [00:46:33]
  • “Traditional” values – tradition’s chains [00:52:51]
  • U.S. expands through conquest and exploitation [00:58:48]
  • Youth deserve a better future [01:06:17]
  • Not fit caretakers of the earth 01:10:34]
  • A history of genocide and war crimes [01:15:05]
  • As long as you don’t say nothin’ [01:31:07]
  • Why do people come here from all over the world? [01:57:28]
  • What is capitalism? [00:01:06]
  • A lopsided imperialist world [00:22:11]
  • How the world got this way [00:47:19]
  • A better world is possible [01:08:04]
  • Today, societies are divided into classes [01:13:27]
  • The proletariat and communism [01:20:55]
  • Imagine… a new society – Healthcare, work, education, science, etc… [01:30:06]
  • The dictatorship of the proletariat, and what it’s for [01:46:55]
  • The “voting trap” under capitalism [01:53:33]
  • Democracy and dictatorship during socialism [02:01:15]
  • Overcoming wounds and scars from capitalism [02:11:44]
  • From each according to their ability, to each according to their needs [02:26:14]
  • It’s not “Make them suffer like we suffered” [02:31:11]
  • Carrying forward the revolution under socialism [02:37:35]
  • “Two sides” to globalization [02:43:47]
  • A vampire system with “NUKE-ular” weapons [02:47:16]
  • International class – world-wide struggle [02:52:27]
  • How could we actually make revolution, in a country like the U.S.? [00:00:33]
  • Uniting all who can be united for revolution [00:17:33]
  • Iraq war resistance—what was accomplished? [00:19:23]
  • Learning while leading, leading while learning [00:36:37]
  • The “solid core” of the united front and ending national oppression [00:39:36]
  • How a revolutionary situation can come about [00:46:44]
  • It’s not just “The Corporations” [01:08:06]
  • Why not bring about change peacefully? [01:15:05]
  • Isn’t the problem “human nature”? [01:34:42]
  • Dialectical materialism, historical materialism [01:50:00]
  • Religion [02:07:31]
  • Does communism equal “totalitarianism”? [02:27:20]
  • Valuing dissent in socialist society [02:39:23]
  • The people need leadership…a communist vanguard party [02:43:55]
  • A challenge and call: get with the party [03:03:28]
  • Smoke weed in socialism? [00:00:01]
  • Difficulty for proletarians to get active? [00:02:50]
  • Change for women in a new society? [00:08:51]
  • Another war for election purposes? (pyramid) [00:16:12]
  • What made you not believe in god? [00:36:48]
  • First thought on 9/11? [00:49:25]
  • How to reach the proletariat? [00:49:59]
  • More on 9/11? [00:55:11]
  • When will people fight for a different future? [01:03:05]\
  • How does the party keep its goal of revolution? [01:11:13]
  • Is communism a European ideology? [01:15:49]
  • Reparations for African-Americans? [01:25:33]
  • Breaking down borders under socialism? [01:41:48]
  • A new generation of revolutionary leaders? [01:51:34]
  • Huey Newton and the Black Panther Party? [02:08:02]
  • Favorite band, favorite movie? [02:20:09]
  • We need a revolutionary people. [02:25:06]
  • Involving more minority youth? [02:29:25]
  • At 89, I want to see change. [02:35:09]

In 2003 Chairman Bob Avakian delivered this historic talk in the United States. This is a wide-ranging revolutionary journey. It breaks down the very nature of the society we live in and how humanity has come to a time where a radically different society is possible. Full of heart and soul, humor and seriousness, it will challenge you and set your heart and mind to flight.