As millennials and Gen Z are generations raised in the age of the Internet, generations constantly subjected to the aspirations of popular culture – the culture of instant gratification, the cult of consumerism, there is an urgent need to turn to revolutionary writings like that of Sison not only as a way to counteract the dominant consumerist culture, but to regain a sense of radicalism unsullied by the passing fads and distractions of the present digital age.
What he had accomplished in six decades of continuous political writing and support for cultural programs become a benchmark for the sustained nationalist and pro-people development of literature, arts and culture, the milestones of which are undeniable in the unprecedented production of socially and politically motivated and conscious body of work.
Patay na ang magiting na komunista at rebolusyonaryo,
Namaalam na siya sa mundo,
Pero mananatili pa rin ang kanyang anino,
Ang titis na sinimulan n’ya ay isa ng malagablab
na apoy na tumutupok sa mga tirano.