• HISTORIC ROLE AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF KABATAANG MAKABAYAN


    Essay to Celebrate the 50th Founding Anniversary of KM

    By Jose Maria Sison
    Founding Chairman, Kabataang Mabakayan

    Having been the founding chairman of Kabataang Makabayan (KM) in 1964 and having led it until the necessity for me to go underground in 1968, I feel elated and highly honored to participate in the KM 50th anniversary celebration. This celebration signifies and encompasses all the struggles, sacrifices and achievements of the KM rank and file in the service of the Filipino youth and the entire Filipino people. Read more



  • HAIL THE NATIONAL CULTURAL FESTIVAL PAGTIGUMAN!


    Message to Sining na Naglilingkod sa Bayan (SINAGBAYAN)  and All Participants in the National Cultural Festival Pagtiguman, in Baclayon, Tagbilaran City, Bohol on November 25-30, 2014

    By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
    Chairperson, International League of Peoples’ Struggle
    November 25, 2014

    As chairperson, I wish to convey the warmest greetings of solidarity of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS), including the commission concerned with cultural work,  to SINAGBAYAN and all participants of the national cultural festival Pagtiguman.  As a Filipino poet and a cultural activist, I am elated in hailing the realization of the festival. Read more



  • THE BEST OF FILIPINO FILMS 2013 PLUS


    Update: Inquirer Indie Bravo-Fully Booked Film Festival 2014 Present “The Best of Filipino Films 2013 Plus”
    Posted at  11:42 AM  |  in  PINILAKANG TABING
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    The Inquirer Indie Bravo! together with Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street bring you the best movies of 2013 in their upcoming Inquirer Indie Bravo-Fully Booked Film Festival 2014. The event will showcase some of the best short films and independent films shown last year in some of the most prestigious filmmaking competitions in the country. Read more



  • AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ROLE OF ACTIVISM
    IN RELATION TO PHILIPPINE DEVELOPMENT ISSUES


    Read at the International Development Studies at the Utrecht University, 17 November 2014

    By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
    Founding Chairman, Communist Party of the Philippines
    Chief Political Consultant, NDFP Negotiating Panel

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    I thank Prof. Robert Fletcher and the International Development Studies Program for the  invitation to speak on the role of activism in relation to development issues in the Philippines. Read more



  • CBCP AS PEACE TALKS MEDIATOR IS PRESUMPTUOUS


    Interview with Jose Maria Sison on Bishop Villegas’ “peace mediator” message

    By Roselle Valerio
    Liberation International

    Roselle Valerio: In a message issued on 10 November 2014, Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines President, Bishop Socrates B. Villegas speaks about a request made for the CBCP to mediate in the peace talks between the government of the Republic of the Philippines (GPH) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines. Bishop Villegas did not reveal who made that request. Did the NDFP ever make such a request for the CBCP to mediate in peace talks? Read more



  • DETENTION AND DEFIANCE AGAINST DICTATORSHIP


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    Jose Maria Sison’s book DETENTION AND DEFIANCE AGAINST DICTATORSHIP is now off the press. It covers the years from the arrest iof Sison on November 10, 1977 to his release on March 5, 1986. It is the fourth book in a series of five books, covering the years from 1968 to 1990. Read more



  • MOST HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES TO FAMILIES AND COMRADES AND HIGHEST HONORS TO THE LACUB MARTYRS


    By Jose Maria Sison
    Founding Chairman, Communist Party of the Philippines
    Chief Political Consultant of the NDFP Negotiating Panel
    October 18, 2014

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    In Remembrance of Arnold Jaramillio, hero and martyr. He was among those murdered in the Lacub massacre. The photo below shows that in the mid-1990s he visited the NDF Information Office in Utrecht. Others in the photo with Arnold Jaramillio are Joma Sison, the late Antonio Zumel, Rev, Cesar Taguba, Luis Jalandoni and Coni Ledesma.

    I join the people and revolutionary force in expressing most heartfelt condolences to the families and comrades of the leading cadres of the Communist Party of the Philippines, Red fighters of the New People’s Army and civilian victims whose valiant lives were snuffed out by the fascist agents of the US-Aquino regime on 4 September in Lacub, Abra. Read more



  • PARANGAL KAY KA MARILI FERNANDEZ ILAGAN


    Ni Jose Maria Sison
    November 3, 2014 at 1:58pm
    Tangapangulong Tagapagtatag
    Partido Komunista ng Pilipinas

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    Ipinapaabot namin ni Ka Julie ang taos pusong pakikidalamhati kina Ka Boni at Ka Rizalina sa pagpanaw ni Ka Marili Fernandez Ilagan, huwarang ina at magiting na tagapaglingkod ng kilusang pambansang demokratiko sa larangan ng kultura. May tiwala siyang magtatagumgay ang demokratikong rebolusyong bayan tungo sa sosyalismo. Read more