Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Anti-systemic Movements


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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Looking sideways at capitalism

LOOKING SIDEWAYS AT CAPITALISM  The Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) sponsored the Seminar on “Critical thought versus the capitalist hydra” from May 3 to May 9, 2015. A star-studded cast of left intellectuals participated either in person or by sending…

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Wallerstein: Elections can minimize the damage from the right

Elections can minimize the damage that the right inflicts, Immanuel Wallerstein says By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de las Casas The United States sociologist and historian, Immanuel Wallerstein, asserted that one must “use electoral tactics defensively” and although “it’s clear…

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