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Simoun Magsalin

Abolitionism against pandemic policing in the Philippines

The demand for abolition becomes urgent in the face of a highly militarized response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines.

An Open Letter of a Part-Time Instructor from PUP

A disgruntled worker formally employed at a state university writes an open letter detailing the absurdity of unpaid labor they were forced to do.

Against emergency: The interlinked struggles in Hong Kong and the Philippines

States around the world are criminalizing dissent in response to a global and ongoing wave of uprisings.

Black Cross: A Proposal for an Abolitionist Prisoner Support Group

A proposal for a Black Cross, an abolitionist prisoner support group that seeks to abolish prisons and police.

Detainment is Death in the Pandemic!

Inmates and persons deprived of liberty are at high risk of dying due to COVID-19. The state's campaign of mass arrests and detainment of so-called quarantine violators risks spreading the disease to detainees. As it is the poor who bares the brunt of the state's policing and incarceration, prisons and police must be abolished as they mostly only target the poor.

Against a Quarantine with Martial Law Characteristics

The lockdown quarantine in the Philippines is effectively martial law. This is an anarchist perspective on the COVID-19 crisis.

Towards an Anarchism in the Philippine Archipelago

A pamphlet arguing for an anarchist alternative for the archipelago known as the Philippines.