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On Duterte’s repetitive termination of the GRP-NDFP peace negotiations

Duterte never gets tired of repetitively terminating the GRP-NDFP peace negotiations. He terminated the GRP-NDFP peace negotiations on November 23, 2017 with his Proclamation 360, and then he followed it up in December 2017 with Proclamation 374 designating the CPP and NPA as terrorist” organizations with the malicious intent of making it doubly sure that he had killed the peace negotiations. […]

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The Bankruptcy of the Duterte Regime

Duterte is the mentally and morally bankrupt president of a financially bankrupt government. Mentally bankrupt, he is unable to understand the rotten character and social ills of the semicolonial and semifeudal ruling system. Morally bankrupt, he is capable only of giving out extrajudicial kill orders, making financially impossible promises and using his foul mouth in a futile attempt to deflect attention from his crimes and unfulfilled promises. […]

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ILPS condemns assassination attempt on president Maduro of Venezuela

We extend our sympathy and solidarity to President Maduro, to the people and government of Venezuela and support their strong determination to uphold national sovereignty, preserve the gains that have been achieved in carrying out patriotic and progressive social and economic programs and defend the country and the people against economic sabotage, violent provocations and threats of aggression and regime change by US imperialism and its stooges. […]

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Statement on China-Philippine exploration deal

The reason why China became interested in building artificial islands as military bases in the Spratlys is not because the Aquino regime filed the Philippine case before the ITLOS in accordance with the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea but because the Arroyo regime made the stupid and grave error of entering into a joint agreement on seismic undertaking with China to explore the oil and gas resources under the West Philippine Sea. […]

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One more stupid rant by Duterte against me

The Filipino people, especially the toiling masses of workers and peasants, wage armed revolution not because they are robots that can be ordered by any singe person or party but because they suffer intolerable oppression and exploitation by foreign and domestic exploiters and they rise up to liberate themselves and attain national and social liberation. […]

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ILPS statement of solidarity for a sovereign Kanaky-New Caledonia

France annexed this Melanesian island chain in the Southwestern Pacific Ocean in 1853 and turned it into a penal colony starting in 1864. French convicts were shipped to New Caledonia including thousands of communards after the defeat of the Paris Commune in 1871, among them Louise Michel who later on worked with the indigenous Kanak people to fight for liberation from French colonial rule even after the communards were granted general amnesty in 1879. […]