Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Anti-systemic Movements


Zibechi: Emancipating the peoples is necessary for a change

ZIBECHI: EMANCIPATING THE PEOPLES IS NECESSARY FOR A CHANGE  IN THE POLITICAL CULTURE By: Fabiola Palapa Quijas The Uruguayan writer and journalist Raúl Zibechi (Montevideo, 1952) considers that the history of Latin America has been centered on the union, the…

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Decolonizing critical thought and rebellions

By: Gilberto López y Rivas /I Raúl Zibechi’s most recent book, Decolonizing critical thought and rebellions, autonomies and emancipations in the era of progressivism, recently published in our country (Mexico) by Bajo Tierra Ediciones (2015), constitutes a solid and profound…

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Zibechi: Full time domination

FULL TIME DOMINATION By: Raúl Zibechi In every era it has been important to know the modes in which the dominant classes dominate. A good part of anti-systemic thought, in its most diverse sources, has been dedicated to the comprehension…

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Zibechi: the new great transformation

THE NEW GREAT TRANSFORMATION By: Raúl Zibechi One of the few advantages of big crises is they help us pull back the curtain with which the system conceals and dissimulates its modes of oppressing. In this sense the crisis that…

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Mexican Army Kills 3 and arrests Cemeí Verdía in Ostula

Last night, we received 3 emails from the team in solidarity with Santa Maria Ostula. Two of them (Bulletins 1 and 2) described the armed attacks and deaths. This is all over the Mexican press this morning. The third contained…

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Obstacles to Indigenous Autonomy

OBSTACLES TO THE AUTONOMIES OF THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES By: Gilberto López y Rivas The autonomic processes that the indigenous peoples champion confront arduous obstacles and challenges, essential among them, the neoliberal capitalist State’s lack of will to open spaces for…

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SupGaleano: Chiapas, Mexico, the World

Chiapas, Mexico, the World. (Passage from the text “A World War,” May-June 2015, by SupGaleano, in “Our View of the Hydra,” part II of volume I of “Critical Thought Versus the Capitalist Hydra”) The first thing that got our attention…

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Zibechi: Latin America in the new world order

  By: Raúl Zibechi The nation or region that does not have a strategic project, and holds on firmly to the steering wheel in the worst geopolitical storms is destined to get dragged along by the dominant winds. Latin America…

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Gilly: the financial unification of the world

By: Adolfo Gilly Oventic, Chiapas, May 2, 2015 Compañeras and compañeros of the EZLN, relatives of Luis Villoro and of the Zapatista teacher Galeano, fathers and mothers of Ayotzinapa present here: Before everything I want to thank you for the…

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Words of Comandanta Miriam

Words of Comandanta Miriam Good evening compañeros and compañeras. I also have the chance to talk to you a bit about what the situation was for women prior to 1994. Women suffered through a very sad situation since the arrival…

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