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BRIEF REMARKS AT THE REOPENING OF THE NDFP INFORMATION OFFICE BUILDING

Duterte is using his so-called war on illegal drugs as a means of projecting an image as a strong man with an iron fist in order to intimidate the people and his political opponents and to popularize extrajudicial killings as a device for building a fascist dictatorship. But in only 14 months he has murdered too many, some 14,000, on mere suspicion as drug users and pushers in urban poor communities. He has gained notoriety for himself as a human rights violator. At the same time, it turns out that he is the protector of his compadre Peter Lim who is one of the biggest drug lords. His son Paolo Duterte has been exposed as a big drug smuggler and a rising drug lord himself. […]

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COMMENT ON A BOOK

To sharpen the sense of reality of some speculators, I ask the following questions as teasers: What is better proof of consistent struggle by the Left against the Duterte regime than the people’s war along the general line of new democratic revolution under the leadership of the working class and on the basis of the worker-peasant alliance? Among the legal forces of the Left, which organizations have been the earliest in making national democratic demands on the Duterte regime and exposing it as a US-directed puppet regime of big compradors and landlords? […]

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THE FUTURE OF IMPERIALISM AND SOCIALISM

When the time comes that socialism is dominant on a global scale as a result of the defeat and end of imperialism, the way would become wide open for reaching the stage of communism on the basis of the achievements of socialist revolution and construction. […]

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Duterte Threatens to Impose Martial Law on Whole of Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Republic of the Philippines is now emboldened by the Supreme Court decision last July 4, 2017, upholding his authority and discretion to proclaim martial law and suspend the writ of habeas corpus not only in Mindanao but nationwide and providing no caveats or safeguards whatsoever to protect human rights and the fundamental freedoms. […]

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The Sophism of the Christian Social Movement

In Europe, Christian “democracy” or Christian “socialism” has merely helped preserve the monopoly capitalist system. In Latin America, it has merely helped preserve the semicolonial and semifeudal conditions. It has nothing special to offer in this country except clerical cretinism and clericofascism. […]

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Mensahe sa Pyesta sa Edukasyon ng NCR

Ni Jose Maria Sison Chairman, International Network for Philippine Studies Chairperson International League of Peoples’ Struggle 17 Marso 2007 Mga kasama at mga kaibigan, Maalab na pagbati sa inyong lahat! Maraming salamat sa paanyaya ng NCR sa akin na magsalita […]

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PATULOY NA KAILANGAN ANG REBOLUSYONG KULTURAL

Pangunahing Talumpati sa Kumperensyang Kultural ng 2016 sa Lungsod ng Bacolod Setyembre 16, 2016 Ni Prof. Jose Maria Sison Tagapangulo, International League of Peoples´ Struggle Mahal na kapwa aktibista sa kultura, mga kababayan at mga kaibigan, Malaking karangalan at malalim […]

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CONTINUING NEED FOR CULTURAL REVOLUTION

CONTINUING NEED FOR CULTURAL REVOLUTION Keynote Speech (English Text) for the Cultural Conference 2016 in Bacolod City on September 16, 2016 By Prof. Jose Maria Sison Chairperson, International League of Peoples’ Struggle Fellow cultural workers, compatriots and friends, I am […]