articles & speeches

BUILDING THE PEOPLE’S ARMY AND WAGING THE PEOPLE’S WAR


(Full  and Final Text for Publication)

By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Founding Chairman,
Communist  Party of the Philippines
March 30, 2014

Comrades and Friends:

I wish to express my greetings of solidarity to all of you in this informative and cultural gathering organized by the International Office of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP)  to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the founding of the New People’s  Army (NPA) by the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP).

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ANG IMPERYALISMO SA NGAYON
AT MGA EPEKTO NITO SA MAMAMAYAN


Talumpati sa Porum ng mga Lider, Kasapi  at Alyado
ng Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-Gitnang Luson
Pebrero 8, 2014

ni  Prop . Jose Maria Sison
Tagapangulo
International League of Peoples’ Struggle

Mga Kababayan at mga Kaibigan,

Nagpapasalamat ako sa inyong paanyayang magsalita sa inyong porum.  Salamat din na itinaon ninyo ito sa aking kaarawan.  Nagpapaabot ako ng marubdob na pagbati ng pakikiisa sa inyo at pagnanais na magkamit kayo ng malalaking tagumpay sa inyong anti-imperyalista at demokratikong pakikibaka.

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INTERNATIONAL SITUATION & ROLE OF THE PHILIPPINE
REVOLUTION IN THE WORLD PROLETARIAN REVOLUTION


 

Speech to a Forum of Activists in New York City, January 24, 2014

By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Founding Chairperson
Communist Party of the Philippines

Dear Compatriots and Friends,

Thank you for inviting me. I extend to you warmest greetings of solidarity and best wishes for the new year in the anti-imperialist and democratic struggle of the people.

I am deeply pleased that you are celebrating the Filipino people’s revolutionary struggle for national liberation and democracy in the last 45 years. The Communist Party of the Philippines guided by Marxism-Leninism-Maoism has led this struggle since 1968.

I am tasked to describe the current US and international situation, its impact on the Philippine revolution and the role of this revolution in the world proletarian revolution. The task is quite difficult to carry out in 15 minutes. May this presentation serve to ignite further discussion among you.

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SPEECH AT FORUM & LAUNCH OF 5-BOOK SERIES, CONTINUING THE PHILIPPINE REVOLUTION


By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Chairperson, International League of Peoples’ Struggle
December 22, 2013

As author, I am deeply pleased and honored that this forum and the launch of the five-book series  under the general title, Continuing the Philippine Revolution, are a major part of the program of the Informative and Cultural Gathering.  I thank the International Network for Philippines Studies and the Linangan Art & Culture Network for arranging this event.  And I also join them in thanking the New World Academy and the Basis voor Actuele Kunst for facilitating it.

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IPAGBUNYI ANG MAKASAYSAYANG PAMUMUNO
NG URING MANGGAGAWA SA REBOLUSYONG PILIPINO


Ni Jose Maria Sison
Tagapangulong Tagapagtatag
Partido Komunista ng Pilipinas
Disyembre 26, 2013

Mga kasama at mga kaibigan,

Maraming salamat sa paanyaya sa porum na ito at sa pagpapakilala kanina.

Sa mahabang panahon, mula sa pagsulpot ng uring manggagawa sa ilang industriya noong ikalawang hati ng ika-19 na siglo, marami tayong maipagbubunyi na mga tagumpay ng uring ito bunga ng mga pagsisikap, pakikibaka at sakripisyo. Subalit dahil sa limitadong panahon sa porum, makakapagbigay lamang ako ng maikling salaysay sa pagsulong ng uring manggagawa.

Payo ko sa lahat ng gustong magpalalim sa pag-aaral ng kasaysayan ng uring manggagawa na basahin ang aking mga artikulo ukol sa kasaysayan ng kilusang paggawa sa aklat na Makibaka para sa Pambansang Demokrasya, Manila, Amado V. Hernandez Foundation, 2001, p.89-104; at sa ugnay ng Communist International sa Pag-unlad ng Partido Komunista sa aklat na Crisis of Imperialism and People´s Resistance (Krisis ng Imperyalismo at Pakikibaka ng Bayan), Aklat ng Bayan, 2009, p.236-59.

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SPEECH AT FORUM & LAUNCH OF 5-BOOK SERIES,
CONTINUING THE PHILIPPINE REVOLUTION


JMS before big audience and banners

By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Chairperson, International League of Peoples’ Struggle
December 22, 2013

As author, I am deeply pleased and honored that this forum and the launch of the five-book series  under the general title, Continuing the Philippine Revolution, are a major part of the program of the Informative and Cultural Gathering.  I thank the International Network for Philippines Studies and the Linangan Art & Culture Network for arranging this event.  And I also join them in thanking the New World Academy and the Basis voor Actuele Kunst for facilitating it.

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ON OPLAN BAYANIHAN
AND THE PROSPECTS OF PEACE AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE


By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Founding Chairman, Communist Party of the Philippines
Chief Political Consultant, National Democratic Front of the Philippines

Presentation at the Media Forum on Oplan Bayanihan and the Prospects of Peace and Environmental Justice, sponsored by the Apo Sandawa Lumadnung Panaghiusa sa Cotabato (ASLPC) and Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas- Probinsya sa Kutabato (KMP-PK), December 9, 2013, Kidapawan City, North Cotabato

Dear Compatriots and Friends,

Thank you for inviting me to be your speaker in this Media Forum on Oplan Bayanihan and the Prospects of Peace and Environmental Justice.  I am mindful of your concern about the peace and order and environmental situation in Mindanao and I appreciate your desire to understand the root causes of the problems.

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NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC STRUGGLE & PEOPLE’S TRIAL
OF US IMPERIALISM AND ITS PUPPETS


By Jose Maria Sison
Founding Chairman, Communist Party of the Philippines

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

Good afternoon! Thank you Maria Hlavajova of the Basis voor Actuele Kunst for the warm welcome and Jonas Staal of the New World Academy for the introduction to the program.

My task today is to talk about the national democratic struggle and the people’s trial of US imperialism  and its puppets in the Philippines.  This is in connection with the title of this session, Towards a People’s Culture, which centers on the critical role of arts and artists in the struggle for national liberation and democracy in the Philippines.  I am pleased that Luis Jalandoni of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines will focus on the conflict between cultural imperialism and people’s culture.

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CAMPAKAN WTO DAN TINDAKAN-TINDAKAN TERKAIT GLOBALISASI IMPERIALIS


Pidato Pembukaan Prof Jose Maria Sison,
Ketua Liga Internasional Perjuangan Rakyat
Disampaikan dalam Forum Publik “Perlawanan Rakyat terhadap WTO dan Globalisasi Imperialis” yang diorganisasi oleh ILPS, 5 Desember 2013

Rekan-rekan sekerja dan teman-teman sekalian yang saya hormati,

Saya sangat gembira dapat membuka forum ILPS ini dalam rangka perlawanan rakyat terhadap WTO dan Globalisasi Imperialis . Saya menyambut seluruh peserta forum ini. Dan saya mengucapkan selamat kepada ILPS Indonesia dan perwakilan ILPS dari negara-negara lain serta seluruh jajaran pimpinan terkait dari Komite Koordinasi Internasional ILPS yang menyelenggarakan forum ini .

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PEOPLE’S STRUGGLES AND RESISTANCE TO THE NEOLIBERAL AGENDA


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

Speech to the People’s Global Camp Plenary
Session on People’s Struggles and Resistance
Bali, Indonesia, December 4, 2013

In behalf of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS), I wish to thank the organizers of the People’s Global Camp in Bali, Indonesia, for inviting me to to speak about issues relating to the WTO. I thank the Indonesia Peoples Alliance (IPA) in particular for giving us this opportunity to contribute to its Plenary Session on People’s Struggles and Resistance.

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