Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Capitalism


2 More Indigenous leaders murdered in Guerrero!

COMMUNIQUÉ FROM THE INDIGENOUS and POPULAR COUNCIL OF GUERRERO – EMILIANO ZAPATA (CIPOG-EZ) ON THE RECENT MURDER OF OUR BROTHERS BARTOLO HILARIO MORALES AND ISAÍAS XANTECO AHUEJOTE Twenty days after the cowardly murder of our brothers Lucio Bartolo Faustino and…

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Venezuela, the puppet and the puppeteer

By: Luis Hernández Navarro The scenography One word sums up the attempted State coup against President Nicolas Maduro on this April 30: failure. Boasting, the Venezuelan opposition gambled on overthrowing the president. It lost. After some skirmishes, their call quickly…

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98 dams threaten water and life in Chiapas

Dams in Chiapas would fundamentally be to provide water and electricity to mining and oil extraction projects that exist in the state. There is resistance because of human rights violations. Some 79 dam projects are planned in the state, proposed…

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The peoples will continue in struggle against the Morelos Integral Project

[This struggle in the Mexican state of Morelos has become the CNI’s (National Indigenous Congress’) focal point for resistance to the government’s megaprojects.] By: Gilberto Lopez y Rivas Manipulated consultations, marked by a political crime, like the one that took…

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The 4T: politics for life or death?

By: Víctor M. Toledo The classic distinction in conventional politics between “lefts” and “rights” is being undrawn to give way to a new dilemma. Now it’s increasingly necessary and adequate to speak of “politics for life” and “politics for death.”…

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Puerto Madero, Chiapas, disappears due to climate change

By: Andrés Domínguez Chiapas would be one of the states most affected due to the increase of the average sea level. As a consequence, the beaches close to Puerto Madero would disappear due to the increase of the average sea…

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The National Indigenous Congress: balances and challenges

By: Magdalena Gómez Last weekend the third assembly of the National Indigenous Congress and the Indigenous Government Council (CNI-CIG) was held in Mexico City with 288 participants, among delegates, councilors and invitees, to carry out an evaluation of the peoples…

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Raúl Zibechi: “What the progressive governments have done is deepen capitalism” part 2

–What does the arrival of López Obrador represent for the American continent? -I would like to say that it represents something for the region, but I don’t think that it represents anything, because from the point of view of Latin…

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Letter from the Zapatista women to women who struggle in the world

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY MEXICO February 2019 To: Women who struggle in the world From: The Zapatista Women Sister, compañera: We as Zapatista women send you our greetings as the women in struggle that we all are. We have sad…

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The business of border security

By: Víctor Ronquillo * To the north of the city of Tijuana, far away and for the purpose of making a social phenomenon invisible, is the El Barretal migrant shelter. The displaced, the arrivals with the caravans coming from the…

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