Prof. Jose Maria Sison, Chairperson of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle, delivered the keynote address to the global launch of the Marx at 200 Bicentennial Celebration at a suburban Manila university campus on 5 May 2018. The event, held at the University of the Philippines Diliman, was co-organized by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN), the Philippine chapter of the International League for Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS), Kilusang Mayo Uno (May First Movement), and CONTEND. We obtained the text verbatim from the Jose Maria Sison website (URL: and did some minor editing for heading style, punctuation marks, and correct numbering. To download the PDF version, click on the PDF icon or file link at the end of the full text below.

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