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Anarkiya at Pamahalaan

An excerpt from Errico Malatesta's "Anarchy" translated into Filipino.

The Ifugao—People without Government

An anarchist anthropological review of the Ifugao people who constructed elaborate rice terraces without forming a government structure.

Swamp Maoism

A (hopefully) joke position paper by a fictitious maoist cell in Florida advocating the start of a protracted people's war in Florida everglades. Reproduced for archival purposes.

What is Egoism?

An introduction to Egoism for a Philippine audience.

Intervention on the Filipino Mindpsace: Identity and Belonging in an age of Social Media

An introduction to post-situtationist theory for a Philippine audience.

Abusing Resilience: The Filipino in the face of Disaster

An article critiquing resilience in the context of work under capitalism.

There is no “Natural Balance”

An introduction to social ecological thinking for a Philippine audience.

US/Iran Rivalry: What No War But the Class War Really Means

The Twentieth Century saw the emergence of “total war”. Wars which are not just between armies but involve entire socio-economic formations and inflicted on the population at large. They are wars to the death with no negotiated outcome — only the “unconditional surrender” of the loser. Revolutionary Marxists call this “imperialist war”.

Short report from the UK - Part two

Comrades from abroad asked us for a brief report about the post-election situation here in the UK.

“Di ka naman tunay na aktibista”: Reflections on Philippine Leftist exclusion

A reflection of exclusionary and toxic practices experienced in the activist spaces in the Philippine Left and on answering what it means to do activism.

Can Capitalist Reform Save The Environment?

The Stockholm Resilience Centre has recently identified a number of key issues which are becoming catastrophic for life on Earth. Climate change is only one of them but it’s top of the list.

'Class Power on Zero-Hours' - an AngryWorkersBook

Sketches of an Archipelagic Poetics of Postcolonial Belonging

An non-state and non-nationalist sketch for the archipelago known as the Philippines.

Blossoms of an Aborted Revolution

An anarchist reflection of the 1987 People Power Revolution which deposed the dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

Brexit or Remain: Workers Pay Either Way

For the “remain” section of the capitalist class the unexpected result of the 2016 referendum meant they had lost control of the political process. Now the December general election has confirmed the “leavers” will be in control for the next 5 years.

Sino ang “Totoong Aktibista”? Sino ang Totoong Rebelde?

Who is a “real activist”? Who is a real rebel? The militancy of the Black Bloc and the role of property destruction in campaigns and movements in the international activist community.

Anarki: Akin Ang Buhay Ko

An introduction to Anarchy written in Filipino.

Archipelagic Confederation: An Anarchist Alternative for the Philippines

An anarchist proposal for an alternative to the Philippine nation-state organized through a confederation of communities. This proposal borrows heavily from the communalist framework of Murray Bookchin.

Ang Potensyal na Anarkistang Tendensiya ng Diliman Commune

Art piece commemorating the First Quarter Storm

An analysis of the potential for anarchist tendencies in the Diliman Commune, a student uprising against the Marcos Administration.

The Internationalist Communist Tendency

The International Bureau for the Revolutionary Party was formed in 1983. In order to give clearer expression to our existence as a united international organisation we decided to change the name of the organisation to the Internationalist Communist Tendency in 2009.