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Articles and Speeches: 2004

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Oppose Imperialist Plunder and War, Advance the People’s Solidarity and Struggle for Liberation and Democracy
By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
ILPS General Consultant
11 November 2004
Keynote Speech to the Second International Assembly of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle. more…

Keynote Address to the 3rd National Congress of ANAKBAYAN
22 October 2004
By Jose Maria Sison
Founding Chairman,Kabataang Makabayan
(Translation of speech originally in Pilipino)
Fellow Activists,
Warm patriotic greetings to all of you!
I thank the National Executive Committee for inviting me to deliver this keynote address on the occasion of the 3rd National Congress of Anakbayan. I am happy to have the opportunity to present my views and suggestions.
I am in solidarity with you on the principles and policies of Anakbayan and the theme of your congress with its aim of continuing to strengthen and expand Anakbayan, fight the worsening crisis and persevere in the national democratic struggle of the people. more…

US Imperialist Plunder and War and the People’s Resistance
By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
General Consultant of International League of Peoples” Struggle
Keynote Speech to the Conference of Bayan-USA and PUSO
To Promote Participation in the SIA of ILPS
Seattle, Washington State
October 9, 2004
Fellow Activists, May I thank first BAYAN-USA and the Philippine-U.S. Solidarity Organization (PUSO) for inviting me to be the keynote speaker of this conference which is meant to promote the participation of US-based mass organizations in the Second International Assembly (SIA) of the International League of Peoples’ Stuggle (ILPS). The ILPS appreciates your efforts to encourage mass organizations of various classes, sectors and nationalities in the US to send delegations to the SIA. They shall have full opportunity to discuss and decide important issues in the plenary sessions and workshops of their interest. more…

Chronic Financial Crisis and the Way Out
By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Chairman, International Network for Philippine Studies
Chief Political Consultant, National Democratic Front of the Philippines
October 2, 2004
First of all, I wish to thank the rank and file of Bayan-National Capital Region for inviting me to this forum on the Philippines’ chronic financial trouble and on seeking the way out of the rut. I am honored and pleased to serve as the main speaker on a subject that is so important and so urgent. more…

Tasks and Prospects of the Filipino Youth
By Jose Maria Sison
Delivered at the Youth Study Conference
Philippine Christian University Auditorium in Manila
27 August 2004
The Filipino youth have always played a crucial role in the Filipino people’s struggle for national liberation and democracy. They are in the forefront, whenever the national and social crisis becomes intolerably acute and the revolutionary mass movement surges. They are the spearhead and cutting edge of the broad masses of the people. more…

The Attack on my Human Rights and Civil Liberties is Part of US Offensive Against the People’s Right to National Liberation, Democracy and Social Justice
By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Chief Political Consultant
National Democratic Front of the Philippines
Keynote Address to the Conference
On Laws, Labels and Liberation: The Case of Professor Jose Maria Sison
Universite de Quebec a Montreal
May 29, 2004
I thank you all in this conference for your solidarity and support in defending me from the persecution arising from the unjust “terrorist” listing initiated by Washington. I appreciate your concern not only for my human rights and civil liberties as an individual but also more importantly for the right of the Filipino people and other oppressed peoples for national and social liberation. more…

War, Imperialism and Resistance from Below
Speech to the Third Annual Conference
Of the Global Studies Association
By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Chairman, Center for Social Studies
Utrecht, Netherlands
Brandeis University, Boston, MA, USA
24 April 2004
It is a pleasure and privilege to speak on a topic as urgent and highly important as “War, Imperialism and Resistance from Below” in line with the conference theme: “Globalization, Empire and Resistance.”
I shall discuss the phenomenon of war as a concomitant of modern imperialism, imperialism in the current period of so-called neoliberal economics and neo-conservative politics and the resistance of the people and some states assertive of national independence. more…

War, Imperialism and Resistance From Below
By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Chairman, Center for Social Studies
Utrecht, Netherlands
24 April 2004
Dear Colleagues,
Good afternoon!
Let me thank the Global Studies Association for inviting me to speak on the occasion of its Third Annual Conference. It is an honor to speak before a distinguished assembly of scholars.
For someone like me who is banned from entering the US, it is gratifying to be able to speak on an occasion like this.more…

Questions for Professor Jose Maria Sison after his presentation at the Third Annual Global Studies Association Conference, Brandeis University, Boston, MA, USA
24 April 2004
There have been discussions in academic circles about multilateralism in relation to U.S interventionism.  In your talk you have focused on U.S. imperialism as the dominant force. What is your critique about the notion of multilateralism within the context of neo-liberal globalization and how would you situate U.S. imperialism in it?  more…

Mga Tunguhin at Hinaharap ng Kilusang Unyon sa Harap ng Hamon ng Global at Nasyonal na Krisis
Extemporaneous na Talumpati sa KMU-NCR-ED
Ni Jose Maria Sison
Tagapangulong Tagapagtatag, Partido Komunista ng Pilipinas
Pangkalahatang Konsultant, International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS)
Abril 21, 2004
GLOBAL NA KRISIS
Ugat ng kapitalismo at imperyalismo: Panghuhuthot sa uring manggagawa (teorya ng sobrang halaga). Kompetisyon (paligsahan sa pagkamal ng kapital) tungo sa krisis ng labis ng produksiyon at tungo sa makabagong imperyalismo. Pinakamataas at huling yugto ng capitalism: naghigingalo at pabulosok na kapitalismo. more…

The Cause of National Liberation, Democracy and Social Liberation in the Time of US-led “War on Terror”
By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
General Consultant
International League of Peoples’ Struggle
January 18, 2004
I am pleased and feel honored that you have invited me to contribute a paper to your workshop on the No. 1 concern of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS), which is the cause for national liberation, democracy and social liberation. more…

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The Program of the CPP which is also synonymous with “Plan of Action”, can be construed as the respondent organizations’ “purpose for being,” or the very reasons for its establishment. A perusal of the foregoing Program, consisting of lofty ideals readily shows that the CPP-NPA is organized or exists, not for the purpose engaging in terrorism.

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