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Ang Minumultong Archipelago

Written by Isang Alipin.
Read this in Tagalog or English.


Note ng Author

Ito ay niwrite ko para bigyan liwanag sa egoism ni Max Stirner para sa mga individuals that live sa so-called “Philippines,” but puwede rin for any individual na interested kahit saan man sila nakatira. Para sa whoever na bumabasa nito: gusto kong iinform sayo na ito ay nagcocontain ng aking interpretation sa egoism ni Stirner at aking mga views at the time of writing; however, sana ang aking interpretation and views ay magamit niyo.

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Ang Minumultong Kapuluan

Sinulat ni Isang Alipin.
Read in English or Taglish.


Tala ng may akda

Ito ay sinulat ko para bigyan liwanag sa egoismo ni Max Stirner para sa mga indibidwal na naninirahan sa tinatawag na “Pilipinas,” pero puwede rin para sa kahit sino mang indibidwal na interesado kahit saan man sila nakatira. Para sa kahit sinumang bumabasa nito: gusto kong ipaalam sayo na ito ay naglalaman ng aking interpretasyon sa egoismo ni Stirner at aking mga pananaw sa oras ng pagsusulat nito; gayunman, sana ang aking interpretasyon at pananaw ay iyong mapakinabangan.

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The Haunted Archipelago

Written by Isang Alipin.
Read this in Tagalog or Taglish.


Author’s note

I wrote this to shed light on Max Stirner’s egoism for individuals who live in the so-called “Philippines,” but it can also be for any individual that is interested regardless where they may live. For whomever is reading this: I want to inform you that this contains my interpretation of Stirner’s egoism and my views at the time of writing; however, I hope my interpretation and views can be of use to you.

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Duterte is not incompetent

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


A certain narrative suggests that Rodrigo Duterte, the sitting president of the Philippines, is incompetent in addressing the covid-19 pandemic. 

The idea stems from the country’s overwhelming failure to contain SARS-CoV-2 transmissions. Thousands continue to be infected every day. The Philippines remains in the middle of the longest lockdown in the world while other countries already enjoy some return to normalcy. The Duterte administration also botched the vaccine roll-out, implementing mass vaccinations later than other countries did.

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Strength in Smallness

An Anarchist response to “A Heritage of Smallness” by Nick Joaquin by Carolus Plebejus. You can read the original article here.


The Filipino identity has been discussed by one of its National Artists for Literature, Nick Joaquin through his essay; “A Heritage of Smallness”. He began his essay with this small paragraph: “Society for the Filipino is a small rowboat: the barangay. Geography for the Filipino is a small locality: the barrio. History for the Filipino is a small vague saying: matanda pa kay mahoma; noong peacetime. Enterprise for the Filipino is a small stall: the sari-sari. Industry and production for the Filipino are the small immediate searchings of each day: isang kahig, isang tuka. And commerce for the Filipino is the smallest degree of retail: the tingi.” The rest of the essay is a critique of everything small the Filipino has, saying that such smallness is what inhibits the Filipino from ever progressing over perceived aversion of scale. But is there anything wrong with such smallness?

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Celebrating Independence Day Anew as Anarchists and Libertarians

Written by Malaginoo.


On the 12th of June, the Philippine Republic will celebrate Independence Day, on the day Ambrosio Rianzares Bautista declared the existence of a free and independent “Republic Filipina” against the colonial government of the Spanish East Indies in the town of Kawit, Cavite in 1898. Myth and legend has surrounded those events, such as the idea that Aguinaldo read the actual declaration on the balcony of his own house, both patently untrue.

However, these stories still circulate, largely because of the prestige and power June 12 holds in the history and consciousness of the people of the Philippines.

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Sa Bisperas ng Mayo Uno

Sinulat ni Malaginoo.


Mahirap intindihin ang takbo ng oras kapag quarantine. Ramdam natin na ang kaganapang matagal na ang nakalipas ay para bang kahapon lang nangyari, kahapon lang o noong isang araw. Pero sariwa pa rin sa kalooban ang huling Mayo Uno, na para bang isang beses lang lumubog ang araw noong kalaunan. Kita naman natin kung bakit. Pareho ang mga problemang ating hinaharap. Pareho pa rin ang panunupil na pinupwersa sa atin. Ang mismong kawalan ng katarungan na ating sinasakdal sa mga may-kapangyarihan ay patuloy na lumalakas, na sinamahan pa ng isang krisis sa ating kalusugan.

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On May Day Eve

Written by Malaginoo.


It’s hard to track how time flows in the quarantine. Events that happened long ago felt like they just happened yesterday, or the day before that. Meanwhile, the cries and calls of the last May Day still feel as fresh and ripe, as if the sun has set only once this past year. We can see why that is the case anyway. We still face the same issues. We still reject the repression forced onto us. We still reject the same impunity that continues to be strengthened by those in power, all while we are facing a crisis and threat to our own health.

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Presumption of Trust

Written by Carolus Plebejus.


The year 2016 was the year in which an elected administration whose goal is to capitalize on growing mass distrust of the people against each other as its brand of fascistic populism has been seated. Ever since then, the Duterte administration has been gaslighting its own people for its own failures, rendering them as troublemakers, contrarians, and suspected narcotic abusers through its online armies of trolls, fanatics, and grandstanding spokespeople, apart from the president’s own dirty mouth.

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Paano Magsimula ng Bodegong Bayan/How to Start a Community Pantry

Isinulat ng mga abolisyonistang anonymous. 

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Tagalog: Paano Magsimula ng Bodegong Bayan

Dumarami na ang mga community pantry o bodegang bayan na nagpapatunay na handa tayong magtulungan dahil tayo-tayo na lang ang maaasahan natin. Ngayong araw, pag-uusapan natin kung paano simulan ito para sa inyo komunidad, na paraan para makahanap ng marami pang taong gustong baguhin at palaguin ang ating mundo.