Kasarinlan: Philippine Journal of Third World Studies is an internationally refereed journal published annually. It provides a forum for critical and interdisciplinary perspectives on the Philippines and the Third World with special reference to political economy.

Kasarinlan was under the Journal Incentive Program of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), receiving a Journal Incubator grant, which aimed to support "promising Philippine journals towards the path to meet the minimum generally accepted standards for Scopus/WoS-indexability" (CHED Memorandum Order 53, Series of 2016). Under the previous CHED journal accreditation program from 2009 to 2015, Kasarinlan maintained a Category A-2 (very good to excellent) rating.