Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Anti-systemic Movements


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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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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