Amado V. Hernandez
(1903-1970)


Filipino communist writer and labor leader. Imprisoned in 1950 for six years for his involvement in labor organizing and his ties to the Filipino Communist Party, then engaged in a guerrilla struggle with the government. Continued until his death as a defender of the downtrodden and advocate for equality.




Poetry
Strike!

The Machine

The Worker Hero

Vow for Freedom's Sake