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The Four Horsemen of Capitalist Decay

Capitalism – the current social system based on private property, wage labour and production for profit – is at a turning point. Day by day it becomes clearer that the existing relations of production have become fetters preventing humanity from addressing the urgent problems facing the whole planet. Unable to resolve its own contradictions, capitalism is instead hurtling us towards barbarism.

Students, Activists, and Communists in Movement Politics

Student protest during the Marcos administration

An introduction to the history of student struggles in the Philippines and the communist and national democratic participation in student struggles.

Victims of Communist Party purge seek justice

This is a report on the violent purges committed by the Communist Party of the Philippines and their armed wing the New Peoples army. Within the party, hundreds of men and women who had dedicated their lives to what they believed was a noble cause, were suspected of being government spies, tortured and killed in secret camps.

The CPP-NPA-NDF “Hit List” — a preliminary report

A report on the political killings conducted by the Communist Party of the Philippines and their armed wing New Peoples Army.

Communist Party ’hit list’ denounced, Akbayan leaders fear for their lives

A report about the assassination campaign done by the Communist Party of the Philippines and their armed component New Peoples Army.

Hunting Specters: A Political History of the Purges in the Communist Party of the Philippines

A historical study of the violent purges committed by the Communist Party of the Philippines and their armed component the New People's Army.

In solidarity with the Filipino progressive and revolutionary movements threatened by the CPP

A letter of concern on the threat of political killings by the Communist Party of the Pihilippines and its armed segment the New Peoples Army.

Ka Popoy: Selected Writings

Selection of writings from Philippine communist Filemon Lagma, aka ‘Ka Popoy’. Lagman was a significant Rejectionist (RJ) leader who split with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). Lagman articulated a comprehensive critique of the Communist Party of the Philippines. While we may not agree with everything Lagman says, his critique of the CPP is useful.

Debates on the Philippine Left

An article on the contemporary history of the Philippine communist left dominated by the Marxist-Leninist-Maoist (MLM) group Communist Party of the Philippines-New Peoples Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF). The article details the split in the communist left between the Reaffirmist (RA) camp and the Rejectionist (RJ) camp and the violent purges the CPP-NPA-NDF committed on their own members. Note as well that “Armando Liwanag” is a nom de guerre of Jose Maria “Joma” Sision.

The necessity of a moral revolution

Thoughts on the kind of moral universe we have to create in order to save the world.