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QUOTATION FROM PROF. JOSE MARIA SISON…/duterte-spokesman-left-keeps… But National Democratic Front of the Philippines chief political consultant Jose Maria Sison said that the movement in the country has already committed to talk with the government after Duterte made reciprocal gestures.


Duterte aide: Left keeps making errors, fails to learn from them

Laviña reacts to Left’s criticisms of 8-point economic agenda; Joma Sison says they’re open to dialogue By: Karlos Manlupig @inquirerdotnet Inquirer Mindanao 01:07 PM May 15th, 2016 DAVAO CITY — The spokesperson of presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte fired shots […]


Ceasefire is possible with Duterte presidency —Joma Sison

Published April 28, 2016 8:35am Updated April 28, 2016 10:52am A ceasefire between the Communist Party of the Philippines and the Philippine government is possible if Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is elected president, said CPP founder Jose Maria […]


Joma Sison: Duterte must honor past deals

By: Delfin T. Mallari Jr. @inquirerdotnet Inquirer Southern Luzon 04:03 AM May 14th, 2016 National Democratic Front (NDF) chief political consultant Jose Maria Sison talks to Philippine media at the NDF office in Utrecht. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/ […]

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About Prof. Sison

War for Independence: The View From a Small Town

by Ramon Sison © 1996 by Ramon Sison and PHGLA All rights reserved United States Commodore George Dewey landed in Manila on May 1, 1898. He was followed shortly by Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo who came back from Hong Kong […]


‘Dutertenomics’ not likely to depart from current ‘elitist’ policies – IBON

By: May 12, 2016 11:18 AM—ibon MANILA, Philippines — An independent research group said initial pronouncements by presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte “strongly indicates continuity with the neoliberal economic policies that have kept Filipinos poor and the economy underdeveloped.”