|LC Classifications||HX407 .F57|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||199|
|LC Control Number||73170685|
This library is organized to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the First Quarter Storm (FQS), one of the most radical moments in contemporary Philippine history. A quick succession of massive political rallies and demonstrations that took place in Manila in , it was primarily led by Filipino youth and students, with workers, peasants, and elements. Statement in Celebration of its 40th Anniversary By Prof. Jose Maria Sison Founding Chairman, Kabataang Makabayan Founding Chairman, Communist Party of the Philippines We are / . The FQS of could arise only because it was moved by the tradition and spirit of the Philippine revolution and the urgent desire to continue the Filipino people´s struggle for national liberation and democracy and was preceded by a chain of mass actions in the ´s that started on Ma when students broke into Congress and literally scuttled the anticommunist hearings. The First Quarter Storm of was an unprecedented peak in the advance of the cultural revolution of the new democratic type, which called for a national, scientific and mass culture with the framework of the people's democratic revolution led by the working class.
FIRST QUARTER STORM / UNANG SIGWA (). K likes. We invite you to share your images and memories of the first three months of which we now call FIRST QUARTER ers: 3K. FIRST QUARTER STORM / UNANG SIGWA (). K likes. We invite you to share your images and memories of the first three months of which we now call FIRST QUARTER STORM. Sigwa (Storm) pulled everyone back to the days of the First Quarter Storm of , one of the highlights of the history of the protest movement in the country. The film is Lamangan and Bonifacio’s entry to the 6th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival. First published in her column, It’s a Long Story, in Graphic, March 4, , p. 18 When a conventful of nuns in Makati, listening over the radio to the progress of the January 30 street battle, concluded that their enclave would probably be besieged next, they reportedly filled buckets of water to put out whatever fires are set in their house and exclusive school.
The First Quarter Storm was a time of unrest and upheaval. The first three months of were a time of intense unrest and upheaval that shook the country to its very core and changed its destiny for better or : Justin Umali. The First Quarter Storm of is remembered in today’s history books as the height of student activism against the Marcos government. It was a period marked with violent clashes between government troops and activists that eventually led to the declaration of Martial Law in The First Quarter Storm of revisited. Armed with nothing more than angry slogans and sticks and stones – and an occasional pillbox or two – those who manned the barricades during the FQS. Sison first called the Manila demonstrations in the first three months of the First Quarter Storm in his ecstatic congratulatory message in the party newspaper Ang Bayan. The term would be popularized in the Free Press articles (collected in a book Days of Disquiet, Nights of Rage) of Jose Lacaba — one of Sison’s first recruits and the chief translator of his works then.