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Duterte is not incompetent: Power in Pandemiya

Duterte isn't incompetent, he knows exactly what he is doing and that makes it worse.

Written by Simoun Magsalin. First published by Young Progressives Hub.

Ano ang Mali sa Estado?

Mula sa mga nais umaklas. Inilathala ni Aklas.

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.

We Are Against All Institutional Parties

The ICT considers itself to be one core of the future international party of the working class. But the word “party” often triggers an allergic reaction, even amongst elements otherwise sympathetic to our politics – after all, there is already no shortage of parties both of the left and the right which attempt to rule the capitalist state, be it through electoral or military means. As we often repeat, our vision has nothing in common with these rackets. The party we seek to build is not a government in waiting but a guide in the struggle for a new world.

Neither State Nor Market: An Anarchist Perspective on Social Welfare

Millett argues that state welfare is a function of social control and that social welfare can only be considered as a function of empowerment. Their proposed anarchist alternative is mutual aid.

Anarkiya at Pamahalaan

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

Blossoms of an Aborted Revolution

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

The Garden of Babylon: Nature, a Revolutionary Force – Bernard Charbonneau

Bernard Charbonneau’s The Garden of Babylon (1969) is not only an impassioned, deeply personal and nostalgic manifesto on behalf of nature, traditional farming and rural culture—which are being destroyed by industrial and urban expansion and by government policies supposedly designed to save them but which in fact only promote financial interests and mass tourism—but also a revolutionary polemic on behalf of human freedom, whose indivisible unity with nature was ambiguously reflected in the “feeling of nature” that arose during the 18th century: “it was no mere coincidence that the century that discovered nature was also the century of the individual and his freedom”.

[VIDEO] Breaking the Wheel? An Open Letter to Sam Tarly

A video using the popular TV show Game of Thrones as a launching point to make the case that libertarian-communism is worthy of serious consideration, since things that were considered impossible in the past are often common sense today, and things that seem impossible today may only be viewed that way due to premature dismissal and a closed mind. The video is designed to make sense even to those who've never watched the show.

The war that never ended: public history for the present

A critical look at New Zealand's official First World War centennial programme and its lack of engagement with the war's root causes, namely capitalism and white supremacy.