Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Anti-systemic Movements


Communiqué of the Caravan for Life and Water

To the Zapatista National Liberation Army:To the National Indigenous Congress:To the Indigenous Government Council:To the Sixth Commission of the EZLN:To the Europe refusing to surrender:To those who signed the Declaration for Life:To the peoples who struggle and resist:To our revered…

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The political economy of revolt  

… Indigenous people on a local bus in 2021 Cali, Colombia protests against tax increases. Photo: Al Jazeera By: Raúl Zibechi Oaxaca 2006, Quito 2019, Cali 2021. They are just some of the Latin American cities that experienced important revolts…

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The Zapatistas and the invasion of Ukraine

By: Raúl Zibechi The EZLN’s March 2 communiqué “There will be no scenery after the battle,” fixes the Zapatista position in the face of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in a concise and forceful way, supported in the political ethic…

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On victories and defeats

Water is Life! By: Raúl Zibechi In hegemonic political culture, notions about triumphs and failures, victories and defeats, usually allude to very specific situations, generally linked to the final objectives of the actors in play. The concept of victory applies…

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Geopolitical logic blocks emancipation

By: Raúl Zibechi If we observe what happens within the doors of the three great powers that fight for world hegemony (the United States, China and Russia), we will see how the priority of geopolitical logics and interstate struggles narrow…

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Puebla police and the National Guard reclaim Bonafont plant

Workers clean the Bonafont water plant, reclaimed yesterday morning by members of the Puebla police, with the support of the National Guard, after evicting members of the Union of Peoples of Cholula who had renamed that space as the House…

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What to do

By: Gustavo Esteva And yes, it’s the old question. But the answers are entirely different. As usual, Raúl Zibechi hits the nail on the head when describing the impotence of social movements or the so-called left faced with current predicaments….

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The 80 percent, without strategies and confused

By: Raúl Zibechi One year after the Zapatista Uprising, during the State of the World Forum in San Francisco, in 1995, prominent members of the global elites commented on the strategies they have been designing. As is known, because the…

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Communique in Solidarity with the National School of Anthropology and History

Assembly of the Indigenous Peoples of the Oaxacan Isthmus in Defense of the Land and Territory (Asamblea de los Pueblos Indígenas del Istmo Oaxaqueño en Defensa de la Tierra y el Territorio, APIIDTT) APIIDTT | 6 January, 2022 What is…

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From Europe they demand a stop to the violence in Aldama

Above Photo: “We are a people who live under a rain of shots from the armed groups of a paramilitary nature.” Courtesy: Luis Enrique Aguilar From: Yessica Morales, Editorial Staff In 2018, the attacks with high-caliber firearms intensified. At that…

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