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Speech by Revolutionaire Eenheid activist at ORCC Amsterdam

Revolutionaire Eenheid, which describes itself as an anti-capitalist, anti-imperialist, proletarian and feminist organization, actively participated in the recently concluded October Revolution Centennial Conference on 23-24 September in Amsterdam. A member activist, comrade Susana Perez, delivered an inspiring speech focused on the lessons of the Great Proletariat Cultural Revolution in relation to the current “challenges amongst modern youth movements.” The full text of her speech follows: Read more

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Official communique of the ORCC Amsterdam conference

The Organizing Committee has issued the official Communiqué of the Conference on the Continuing Validity of the October Revolution in the 21st Century, held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on 23-24 September 2017. The Communiqué may be distributed widely through the participants’ organizations, networks and mass media, and posted on websites and other online social media. Read more

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Revolutionaries, activists raise clenched fists together in Amsterdam conference on the October Revolution

AMSTERDAM, 24 September—Senior and veteran revolutionaries, socialist advocates and progressive political leaders, many of them with white or thinning hair, raised their clenched fists once more—this time with young social and cultural activists and trade unionists. Young and old together marked the October Revolution of 1917 with a People’s Conference that affirmed its relevance to the continuing struggle for revolutionary change in the 21st century. Read more

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Proposed program, Europe-wide People’s Conference on the October Revolution

To all groups interested to participate in the forthcoming Europe-wide People’s Conference on the October Revolution this 23-24 September 2017, we offer this proposed program of activities for your consideration, comments and suggestions.


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Invitation to the Europe-wide People’s Conference on the October Revolution

PRISM, ILPS, and the NDFP are in the midst of the October Revolution Centennial Commemoration (ORCC) as a yearlong campaign. In this regard, we will hold a two-day Europe-wide People’s Conference on The Continuing Validity of the October Revolution, on 23 – 24 September 2017 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. We wish to invite interested groups […]

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Study Guide on the Russian February (March 1917) Revolution

Study Guide on the Russian February (March 1917) Revolution
By PRISM Editors
Issued as study material for the October Revolution Centenary, March 2017. PDF, 10 pp.
Download as PDF file: The First World War and the February Revolution.

Lenin on the need for a Bolshevik political mass newspaper

In his book What Is to Be Done?, Lenin discussed the role of a nationwide newspaper not only as a collective propagandist but also a collective organizer, especially in the Russia of 1902 when there was no real and consolidated party as yet, and no solid links with the masses and sustained leadership of a broad mass movement. This article seeks to share an overview of Pravda (Truth) as a Bolshevik mass newspaper that eventually played that role and contributed to the victory of the 1917 October Socialist Revolution.


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Resist exploitation, repression and racism

The International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) held its conference on October 22 entitled “Right to Resist, Right to Exist: Unite to Fight Police Terror, State Repression, and Racism.” The decades-long cumulative results of neoliberalism and the crisis of monopoly capitalism provides a sweeping background of the current spate of state repression and police brutality in the US, and the basis for a broad united front vs. US imperialism. Prof. Jose Maria Sison, Chairperson of the ILPS’ International Coordinating Committee, sent this message of solidarity to the conference. Read more

On the Philippine Supreme Court decision regarding EDCA’s constitutionality

“The recent ruling of the Philippine Supreme Court, which upheld with finality the constitutionality of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), [is] a stark reminder that the Philippines remains a staunch bulwark of US imperialist hegemony in the Asia-Pacific region, and that reactionary pro-US forces remain in control of the main levers of the Philippine state.”

PRISM is circulating the following statement by Prof. Jose Maria Sison, Chairperson of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS).

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On the Implications and Consequences of Brexit

“The stunning 52-48 vote in favor of Brexit … is mainly based on the widespread nationwide sentiment that the stagnation, unemployment and austerity measures have been generated by the EU’s persistent push for neoliberal policies and its overprivileged bureaucracy. In a sense, the Brexit is a spontaneous rebellion against the EU and its main UK partners.”

PRISM is circulating the following statement by Prof. Jose Maria Sison, Chairperson, International Coordinating Committee, International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS).

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