Entries by prismm

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On the launching of the International Peoples’ Front

On September 28, 2022, the International People’s Front (IPF) was formally launched in Phuket, Thailand, as a peoples’ united front organized at the international level against imperialism and all reaction. The IPF aims to mobilize organizations and individuals from the local, national and international levels, to coordinate and assist efforts in the mutual struggle against […]

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Primer on China’s Revolution and Maoism, Part 1

This primer on China’s Revolution is a 10-part study material offered to all socialists and anti-imperialist and democratic activists. It was drafted in 2021, intended to be released in time for the centennial of the Communist Party of China, but had to undergo additional additions and revisions. This is Part 1 of the material. The […]

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On the World Situation

This paper by ILPS Chair Emeritus Jose Maria Sison was delivered during the launching assembly of the International People’s Front in Bangkok, Thailand, on 28 September 2022. It provides a brief historical background of the rise of modern imperialism to dominance, expounds on the current contradictions and crises wracking the world’s countries and the entire […]

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JMS on US occupation of Afghanistan

On the occasion of US imperialism’s failed 20-year occupation of Afghanistan, which ended ignominiously on 31 August 2021, Jose Maria issued this article, “US Occupation of Afghanistan from 2001 to 2021.” Prof. Sison is chairperson emeritus of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle. Author’s note: This article is focused on the US-NATO war of aggression […]

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Paris Commune as early example of proletarian internationalism

By ANDI BELISARIO, PRISM Contributor The 1871 Paris Commune encouraged, officially and in practice, the participation of non-French nationalities in its many concerns, both in decision-making and in actual ground-level actions. Thus it was not only following the internationalist tradition of the 1848 Revolution, but strengthened it further. Increasingly, its internationalism advanced along proletarian-socialist lines, […]

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Joma Sison on the 1871 Paris Commune

On the occasion of the 1871 Paris Commune, Jose Maria Sison, chairman emeritus of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle, delivered this address to an ILPS-hosted webinar on 20 March 2021. The reactors to the seminar are Azra Sayeed of the International Women’s Alliance and the Roots of Equity organization (Pakistan), and Frank Chapman of […]