Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Anti-systemic Movements


From Rojava to Chiapas

By: Raúl Romero* Kurdistan is a people with their own language and culture that live between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. For years and in different ways, these people have struggled for their self-determination. In the past, the Kurdish territories…

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The necessary utopia

By: Raúl Romero* We live in times of anguish and anxiety. Wherever you look, uncertainty is the protagonist. Most of humanity doesn’t see “the storm pass.” It’s not all of humanity, there are exceptions, those to whom the pandemic came…

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The Zapatistas will set sail for Europe

By: Luis Hernández Navarro In July, August, September and October of this year, a delegation of the Mexico below will travel to Europe. The EZLN, the National Indigenous Congress-Indigenous Government Council and the Peoples Front in Defense of Water and…

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The EZLN and the Other Europe

By: Raúl Romero In 1994, when the “fall of socialism” and the “end of history” were imposed as official global narratives and neoliberal capitalism was offered as the only way, the “Ya basta” launched by the organized Mayas of the…

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 Part One: A DECLARATION…

FOR LIFE January 1st, 2021 TO THE PEOPLES OF THE WORLD: TO PEOPLE FIGHTING IN EUROPE: BROTHERS, SISTERS AND COMPAÑER@S: During these previous months, we have established contact between us by various means. We are women, lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender,…

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Part Two: The Tavern

  Happy 27th Anniversary to the EZLN and Happy New Year to all our readers! Y, Feliz Año! The calendar? Now. The geography? Any corner of the world. You don’t quite know why, but you are walking hand in hand…

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A Zapatista mountain on the high seas

By: Gilberto López y Rivas The communiqué of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN), entitled A mountain on the high seas, released by its spokesperson Subcomandante Moisés last October 5, contains long-range reflections about the…

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The popular movement resists the narco

By: Raúl Zibechi In the Iztapalapa delegation (Mexico City) the Acapatzingo Housing Community, where 596 families live, is being harassed by armed people who define themselves as “Colombians,” It’s one of the popular movements that for decades has been struggling…

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Pandemic and civilization collapse

By: Raúl Zibechi In its effects and consequences, the pandemic is the great war of our days. As happened with the two conflagrations of the 20th century or with the black plague of the 14th century, the pandemic is the…

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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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