Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Capitalism


Indigenous groups reject Maya Train (Tren Maya) plan and vote

By: Luis A. Boffil Gómez Mérida, Yucatán More than 80 indigenous groupings are opposed to the Tren Maya (Maya Train) that president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador promotes, because they consider that it will not bring and benefits for the zone’s…

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Invitation to the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Zapatista Uprising and to a Gathering of Networks

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY
 MEXICO November 17, 2018 To the individuals, groups, collectives and organizations of the CIG Support Networks: To the Networks of Resistance and Rebellion or whatever they’re called: To the National and International Sixth: Considering that: It’s…

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Autonomy, insubordination and the radical Mapuche movement in Chile

By: Gilberto López y Rivas César Enrique Pineda’s book, The Wallmapu [1] burns: autonomy, insubordination and the radical Mapuche movement in Chile, UNAM-CIALC-Bajo Tierra editions (2018), [2] is singularly relevant within the ambit of research about social movements, original peoples…

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The new Honduran exodus

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Honduras, wrote Gregorio Selser, is a republic rented to the empire; it is the United States aircraft carrier in Central America. Today it is also a flagship of the continental narco-politics that carries water. The thousands…

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The anticapitalist struggle of the EZLN and the CNI-CIG

By: Gilberto López y Rivas The Second National Assembly of the National Indigenous Congress-Indigenous Governing Council-Zapatista National Liberation Army held from October 11 to 14 at the Cideci-Unitierra, in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, constituted a historic event. The…

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EZLN: Declaration from the 2nd National Assembly of the CNI-CIG

DECLARATION FROM THE SECOND NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF THE NATIONAL INDIGENOUS CONGRESS AND THE INDIGENOUS GOVERNING COUNCIL To the Support Networks of the Indigenous Governing Council: To the National and International Sixth: To the peoples of Mexico and the world: Sisters,…

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Pablo González Casanova urges converting dreams into realities

By: Armando G. Tejeda With that lucidity that all his scholars and readers admire, but also with his unwavering vocation as a revolutionary to transform the world and make it more just and livable, the Mexican thinker Pablo González Casanova…

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Fulfill the San Andrés Accords?

By: Gilberto López y Rivas It has become commonplace in the discourse of the political class, when talking about the original peoples, to repeat like a magic spell: “Fulfill the San Andrés Accords!” If this were truly one of the…

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CNI and CIG Convoke 2nd National Assembly

CONVOCATION OF THE SECOND NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF THE INDIGENOUS GOVERNING COUNCIL (CIG) AND THE PEOPLES OF THE NATIONAL INDIGENOUS CONGRESS (CNI) National Indigenous Congress CONVOCATION Given that: First: The initiative of the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) to form the Indigenous…

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The next imperialism

By: Raúl Zibechi Towards the end of this century China will be the new hegemon, replacing the United States as the world leader, the only question being whether there will be nuclear war during the process. It’s curious that a…

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