Bandilang Itim's blog

Defend our Free Spaces! Defend UP!

The Duterte regime’s attacks on our civil liberties continue, this time aimed towards the youth. Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced that the DND would unilaterally terminate the UP–DND Accord, effective January 15. This targeted attack by the state is nothing new or unprecedented from Duterte’s henchmen.

What if there are no police & prisons?

A zine-thesis on the introductory discussion of Abolition in the Archipelago.
By ABOLISYON! & Makò Micro-Press.

Sensationalism and Smokescreens

What we want to talk about here is the ensuing media craze and the inability of the PNP to shut the hell up about the ongoing case.

Organize around promoting and defending “Freedom Technology”

This article serves as a natural expansion of the things I assume we already do individually for our own collectives and adjacent circles. This time, however, we’re pooling our shared skills and knowledge to not only assist radical groups take advantage in digital communication and peer-to-peer production, but also the wider public in general.

Quico Sabaté: Anarkistang Gerilya

A short biography of anarchist guerrilla Quico Sabaté in Tagalog and English by Peter Gelderloos.

Kill Your Heroes: A Filipino Anarchist Discussion about National Heroes

On December 30, the day set aside to commemorate Dr. José Rizal, scientist, author, and icon of the Philippine Republic, it is only right to emulate his example by analyzing and critiquing our society. Our contributor Malaginoo focuses on a concept that informs how we regard Rizal and his contemporaries during the ascendance of “Filipino nationalism”: Heroes. Specifically, national heroes.

FedAO has concluded their organizing after the release of their incarcerated comrades

The saga of the Tangerang vandalism case has concluded. Federasi Anti Otoritarian released a final statement.

Ang Anarkistang Koreano ng Rebolusyonaryong Shinmin

Ang isang maikling kasaysayan ng Rebolusyonaryong Shinmin, ang anarkistang prefecture pinamamahalaan ng mga anarkistang Koreano,

Alienation and Mass Organization

A personal reflection on alienation experienced within National Democratic mass organizations.

Anarkismo

A Tagalog translation of Cindy Milstein's pamphlet Anarchism.

Ang Programang Anarkista

A Tagalog translation of Errico Malatesta's 1920 pamphlet “An Anarchist Programme”

Students Lead the Militancy!

On the student strikes against the Duterte administration in the Philippines.

Resilience means fighting back

A meditation on the notion of Filipino resilience after the typhoon disasters of 2020.

Reflections on Fil-Am History Month From an Autonomist Filipinx

Andrea Alakran shares their perspective on Fil-Am history month as a Filipinx in the diaspora.

The Tangerang Vandalism Case: The Court Decides Guilt Despite Torture and Inappropriate Application of Articles

An update on the anti-authoritarian prisoners from Tangerang. They were declared guilty despite anomalies in police and legal procedure and torture used against the defendants. An update to “Update on Anti-Authoritarian Prisoners Involved in Vandalism” We are reproducing this here to signal boost this news to the international community.

Banner Drop Action by Malaysian Comrades

A report on recent banner drops in Malaysia protesting the reckless actions of politicians.

Bringing the Black Flag to the Philippines — An Interview with Bandilang Itim

The Commoner talks to Bandilang Itim, an organisation rallying together anarchists and libertarians in the so-called Philippines.

Die schwarze Fahne auf die Philippinen bringen – Ein Interview mit Bandilang Itim

The Commoner spricht mit Bandilang Itim, einer Organisation, die Anarchist:innen und Libertäre auf den Philippinen zusammenschließt. 

Especifismo: Ang Anarkistang Pamamaraan sa Pagbuo ng mga Kilalang Samahan at Rebolusyonaryong Kilusan

A Tagalog translation of Adam Weaver's introduction to Especifismo.

The Never-ending Martial Law: An Anarchist Reflection on the 21st of September

Martial law never really went away. An anarchist reflection on the 21st of September, the anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law by the dictator Ferdinand Marcos.