Entries by prismm

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United Kingdom and other European countries tossed by giant waves of workers’ strikes

Many European countries have seen a surging wave of strikes and protests since 2022. Leading the labor charge are the workers’ unions in the United Kingdom, France, and Spain. Other European countries, including Germany, Italy, Hungary and Portugal, also launched strikes in the beginning of 2023. The Europe-wide strike wave is being generated by intense […]


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 […]