Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Anti-systemic Movements


Santa María Ostula, mining and organized crime

By: Luis Hernández Navarro On the Michoacán coast, the territory and natural resources of Santa María de Ostula community are in dispute. It’s literally a struggle for life and death in which the comuneros defend their land and their habitat…

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Samir Flores and the resistances

By: Raúl Romero* On February 11, 2019, Samir Flores and a group of opponents of the Morelos Integral Project went to protest an activity where President Andrés Manuel López Obrador [AMLO] would be present. With banners, slogans and modest sound…

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INVITATION TO DAYS OF ACTION IN DEFENSE OF TERRITORY AND MOTHER EARTH

 
“WE ARE ALL SAMIR” SISTERS AND BROTHERS OF MEXICO AND THE WORLD: First: Today more than ever, capitalism grows through war and the ongoing dispossession of all forms of life. The bad governments and the big capitalist businesses, all of…

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The insurrection in Chile and Mapuche dispossession

By: Edgars Martínez* The so-called paradise of neoliberalism in Latin America burns in flames since 10 days ago. These are times of convulsions on a global scale and the ones causing such symptoms are the oppressed of Ecuador, Haiti, Honduras,…

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A great disorder under the skies

By: Raúl Zibechi The increase in the cost of bus fare in Santiago, Chile was 30 pesos (720 pesos equal one dollar), raising the cost to 830 pesos. It’s evident that the popular reaction was not because of the $0.04…

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The strength of the insurrection in Ecuador

By: R. Aída Hernández and Juan Illicachi* On October 13, after 12 days of social mobilizations, the government of the President de Ecuador, Lenin Moreno, repealed Decree 883, known as the big package, which eliminated the subsidy for gasoline and…

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The turns of neoliberalism

By: Raúl Zibechi The crisis of critical thinking; in other words, our way of comprehending the world so we can act to transform it, has led analysts to multiply not very precise concepts that tend to be more descriptive than…

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Conservatism and the anticapitalist left

By: Gilberto López y Rivas Given the repeated use of the terms “conservative” or “conservatism” to identify the anticapitalist left, branded as “radical” by opinion writers that boldly defend the current government, it’s necessary specify their multiple meanings, which today…

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Film screening: “The Wanted 18”

FILM, SPEAKER, POPCORN  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2019 – 5:30 – 8:00 pm  OMNI COMMONS, 4799 SHATTUCK AVE., OAKLAND CA 94609 Through a clever mix of stop motion animation and interviews, “The Wanted 18” recreates an astonishing true story: the Israeli…

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The third expansion of Zapatismo

THE EZLN ANNOUNCED THE EXPANSION OF ITS ZONE OF SELF-GOVERNMENT. By: Raúl Zibechi August 23, 2019 Despite being surrounded by the Mexican Army, the support bases of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) have managed to break the military, media…

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