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ILPS reiterates Venezuelan solidarity, congratulates Chavistas on electoral win

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The International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) reiterated its solidarity with “the government and people of Venezuela in their heroic struggle for national independence and socialism against US imperialism and its lackeys” within the country.

In the statement, ILPS chairperson Professor Jose Maria Sison reviewed the successes of “the Bolivarian revolutionary struggle” in Venezuela under the leadership of its late president, Hugo Chavez. “The people of Venezuela are loyal to and love Comrade Hugo Chavez because he led them to assert national independence and to aim for socialism,” Sison said. Read more

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

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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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The October Revolution (ILPS Philippines slideshow)

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The October Revolution and its historic significance
A slideshow presentation prepared by ILPS Philippines (in English), 113 slides

PDF format: The October Revolution (ILPS Philippines study guide)

Powerpoint format: The October Revolution (ILPS Philippines study guide)

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Joma Sison speech for the October Revolution centennial launch

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Prof. Jose Maria Sison, Chairperson of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle, delivered the keynote address for the launching assembly of the campaign to celebrate the Great October Socialist Revolution. The launch was held in the University of the Philippines Diliman campus in Quezon City, the Philippines on May 5 and 6, 2017. This is […]

Resist exploitation, repression and racism

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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 Implications and Consequences of Brexit

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“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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ILPS Statement for International Workers’ Day 2016

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STRENGTHEN WORKING-CLASS LEADERSHIP AND THE STRUGGLE FOR SOCIALISM AMIDST WORSENING ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CRISES, STATE TERRORISM & AGGRESSIVE WARS!

 

Statement for International Workers’ Day,
Issued by the Office of the Chairperson,
International League of Peoples’ Struggle, May 1, 2016

We, the International League of People’s Struggle (ILPS), raise our clenched fists to salute the workers and peoples of the world celebrating 130 years of International Workers’ Day.

On this day, we recall and celebrate the victories of the labor movement in fighting for the eight-hour workday, higher wages, better working conditions and social transformation. We pay tribute to the pioneers and martyrs of the labor movement and we draw inspiration from their commitment, courage, and perseverance as we seek to boldly expand and strengthen the working-class movement and heighten its revolutionary consciousness and militancy. Read more

Global situation and trends as of end-2015

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Editor’s note: This global situationer is Part I of the Chairperson’s Report to the Fifth International Assembly of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle, which was held in Manila in November 2014. We repost it here as part of our broader effort to encourage further study and discussion of the global situation and trends among activists […]

On the Imperialist Cultural Offensive

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Editor’s note: This article by Juliet de Lima, “On the Imperialist Cultural Offensive,” was first delivered as her keynote for the Commission 14 Workshop of the Fifth International Assembly of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) on November 14, 2015.

US uses Japan to strengthen its hegemony in Asia

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This statement was issued by the Office of the Chairperson of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) on June 16, 2015. We are reposting it on this site to encourage further study and discussion among activists on the growing threat of Japanese militarism and US-Japan military cooperation.

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