Philippines

Barricade Bulletin 13 - April/May 2021

Issue 13 of Barricade Bulletin, with articles on the struggle at Debenhams, further education college strikes in Northern Ireland, local councillors, repression against Spanish anarchist and tenants union organiser Ruyman Rodriguez, solidarity with the "Kill the Bill" movement, anarchists arrested in Barcelona, the 100th and 150th anniversaries of Kronstadt and the Paris Commune, anarcho-punks in the Philippines, a review of the Working Class History book, and resistance to police violence in Greece.

Asia Art Tours Interviews Bandilang Itim: Philippines & Anarchism

Asia Art Tours interviews Bandilang Itim.
Taken from: Part 1, Part 2.

To better understand the history of Anarchism in the Philippines and the state terror unleashed by Rodrigo Duterte, we were thrilled to speak with the Bandilang Itim collective. 

Announcing a Southeast Asian Anarchist Library

Ang Aklatang Anarkista para sa Timog-silangang Asya ay bagong proyekto ng The Anarchist Library na nagtatampok ng panatikang anarkista mula sa Timog-silangang Asya. Perpustakaan Anarkis Asia Tenggara adalah proyek terbaru dari The Anarchist Library yang menyediakan literatur anarkis multibahasa dari atau berbahasa Asia Tenggara. Thư viện Chủ nghĩa Vô trị vùng Đông Nam Á là món quà mới nhất từ Thư viện Chủ nghĩa Vô trị, với các tài liệu đa ngôn ngữ, gồm các ngôn ngữ địa phương. ห้องสมุดอนาธิปไตยเอเชียตะวันออกเฉียงใต้เป็นภารกิจล่าสุดของห้องสมุดอนาธิปไตย ที่รวบรวมงานเขียนเกี่ยวกับอนาธิปไตยในเอเชียตะวันออกเฉียงใต้ หรืองานเขียนที่เป็นภาษาในกลุ่มประเทศเอเชียตะวันออกเฉียงใต้เอาไว้ด้วยกัน

Zorn über Stolz: Ein Aufruf an „radikale“ cis (het) Männer und ihre Unzulänglichkeit in Gender-Kämpfen

A translation of Adrienne Onday's “Wrath Over Pride”

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.

N30: Global Capitalism Global Protest

There were actions against the WTO all over the world, including Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, Iceland, Turkey and the places below.

Article from Black Flag #219 about the protests on November 30th 1999.

To Suffer Thy Comrades: How the revolution decimated its own — Robert Francis B. Garcia

To Suffer Thy Comrades” is a brutally honest, meticulously researched, and brilliantly written account of one of the CPP-NPA internal anti-infiltration operations—the infamous Oplan Missing Link—written by a former cadre himself who, like his comrades and other purge victims and survivors, seeks healing and justice while striving to move on from the tragedy.

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.

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.