Archive of Jose Maria Sison | Chief Political Consultant

Duterte using COVID-19 to advance his scheme of fascist dictatorship

It is a matter of fact that Duterte has already used the Covid-19 to grab emergency powers and to rob the people of public funds by getting the authority to dispose of more than 350 billion pesos and realign the trillions of pesos in the 2020 budget of the reactionary government. He has imposed a […]

GRP unilateral ceasefire declaration is premature, bereft of any basis for reciprocation by the NDFP

The Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) has issued its unilateral ceasefire declaration in advance of any such declaration by the National Democratic Front of the Philippines. However, from the viewpoint of the NDFP, there is yet no clear basis for the NDFP to reciprocate the aforesaid declaration of the GRP. There is […]

In honor of Ka Julius Soriano Giron–JMS

As Founding Chairman of the Communist Party of the Philippines and Chief Political Consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, I honor Comrade Julius Soriano Giron with the Red salute and express the highest respect and commendation for his martyrdom and for his long record as a communist leader and revolutionary fighter in […]

Duterte regime is culpable for letting COVID-19 spread for more than two months in the PH

Since the public report on the outbreak of Covid-19 in China in early January this year, the Duterte regime has downplayed it for more than two months and allowed more than half a million of travellers from China, including thousands from Wuhan to enter the Philippines. Until now, travellers from China can freely enter the […]

On Duterte’s order to end the people’s war before the end of his brutal rule in 2020

There can be no end to the new democratic revolution through protracted people’s war in the Philippines so long as the Filipino people are plagued by imperialism, feudalism and bureaucrat capitalism. As in the time of the Marcos fascist dictatorship, the state terrorism now under the Duterte regime incites the broad masses of the people […]

Welcome to Duterte’s willingness to talk peace and let backchannel talks to lay the ground

I welcome the report that in his recent cabinet meeting President Duterte expressed his willingness to talk peace with me, depending on backchannel or informal talks between representatives of his government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). My position is in accordance with the policy of the NDFP to be open to […]

Terorismo ng estado sa tabing ng kontra-terorismo

Ang Senado na ngayo’y dominado ng malaking bilang ng mga senador na maka-Duterte, bilang resulta ng pandaraya sa eleksyong mid-term noong 2019, ay inaprubahan ang Senate Bill 1083, o mas kilala bilang Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 na naglalayong amyendahan ang Human Security Act of 2007. Layunin ng panukala na gawing ligal at palubhain ang dati […]

State terrorism on the pretext of anti-terrorism

The Philippine Senate, now dominated by an overwhelming number of pro-Duterte senators as a result of the rigging of the 2019 mid-term elections, has approved Senate Bill 1083, otherwise known as the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, seeking to amend the Human Security Act of 2007. The bill aims to legalize and aggravate the already rampant […]

On the Duterte Legacy

By his own policies and actions, Duterte has defined his legacy. It is a malignant one characterized by treason, tyranny, butchery, corruption and deception. 1. Treason and Double Puppetry Contrary to his lie that he has an independent foreign policy, he is a steadfast puppet of US imperialism subject to US direction and logistical requirements […]

Duterte’s use of anti-communism and anti-terrorism for the fascist suppression of the Filipino people

A close reading of Executive Order No. 70, signed by Duterte on December 4, 2018 in order to create the National Task Force to End the Local Communist Armed Conflict, shows that it is a major step of his tyrannical rule to realize the imposition of a full-blown fascist dictatorship on the Filipino people and […]