Bandilang Itim's blog

An Anarchist Opposition to the Anti-Terror Act and the Terrorism of the State

A joint statement from several anarchist collectives in the Philippines on the recent anti-terrorism law passed in the Philippine congress.

Advertising Anarchy

An introduction to advertising and propaganda for anarchists

Detention is Better Than Cure?: The Railroading of the Anti-Terrorism Bill Amidst the Pandemic

This incompetency in handling the pandemic has been too obvious. And weeks before the quarantine ends, the so called Anti-Terrorism Bill was approved in the Senate quite very timely. The Bill has been criticized for its vague definitions of what “terrorism” is. Critics called it the “Terror Bill” as it threatens to violate basic human and constitutional rights.

We Reject the Terror Bill

We adopt this statement from the NUJP but preface this by saying we do not oppose the Terror Bill due to its constitutionality, for even if it were constitutional we would oppose it.

Cosa Nostra: Sponsorships, Affinity-based vetting and recruiting

A guide on recruitment and vetting for your own affinity groups.

Against the Terror of Anti-Terror

An anarchist analysis on the Anti-Terror Act being discussed in the Philippine congress.

Panlipunang Rebolusyon ang Solusyon

An article in Filipino written during the height of the Occupy movement arguing for social revolution.

Social Revolution is the Solution

An article written during the height of the Occupy movement arguing for social revolution.

Ang Werpa ng mga Institusyon para sa Kontrol at Dominasyon

An article on the power of institutions for control and domination with a note on the state.

Maikling komentaryo sa Dispalinhadong Pag-Unawa sa Ideya ng “Survival of the Fittest”

A social ecological commentary on the concept of “Survival of the Fittest.”

Ang Bawat Organismo ay may Puwang sa Daigdig Natin

A social ecological article written in Filipino.

Anarchism in the Philippines

An encyclopedic entry on anarchism in the Philippines

Notes on Autonomy & Anarchism

Some thought from Andrea Castro on anarchism, “authoritarian leftism,” and disability justice.
“Who is liberation for if only the fittest make it to the finish line?”

In Solidarity With Comrades Imprisoned in Malang and Tangerang, Indonesia

A solidarity statement from Safehouse Infoshop and the Local Autonomous Network on the ongoing anti-anarchist repression in Indonesia.

To a Free Press and Free Minds: An Anarchist Position on the Nullification of the ABS-CBN Franchise

A statement from the Bandilang Itim collective on the expiration of the ABS-CBN franchise.

Survival of the Fittest in the Time of Pandemic

An article dealing with survival of the fittest as mutual aid.

Fear and Favor: Freedom of the Press in the Archipelago

An anarchist perspective on the current situation of state repression of journalists in the Philippines.

A Call to Arms

A libertarian and post-situationist manifesto for our current times.

A Libertarian Critique of Mao's “Combat Liberalism”

An anarchist review of Mao's (in)famous Combat Liberalism and what could of it could be use to the libertarian tradition.

Solidarity from the Diaspora to those in the Philippines

A message from the diaspora to those in the Philippines