Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Imperialism


From Kabul to Tegucigalpa: refugee or immigrant?

By: Miguel Tinker Salas* and Víctor Silverman* Although separated by almost 14,000 kilometers, the disasters in Afghanistan and in Honduras have a common denominator: US policies that victimize both countries. In the first case the failed war against terrorism, which…

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Afghanistan: after the failure

By: Víctor Silverman and Miguel Tinker Salas* Thousands of innocent dead, religious intolerance, oppression of women and millions of refugees! Those will be the inevitable results of the collapse of the “government” of Afghanistan in the face of the Taliban’s…

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500 years, the uses of history

Above: A member of Zapatista Squadron 421 at the 500 Years celebration in Madrid, Spain. By: Luis Hernández Navarro The Plaza de Colón, in Madrid, is the emblematic heart of the Spanish ultra-right and its fantasies of recovering its lost…

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Part Four: Memory of What Is to Come

October 2020. Let’s go back, to 35 Octobers ago. Old Antonio watched the bonfire resist the rain. Beneath his dripping straw hat he lights his hand-rolled cigarette with a burning ember. The fire stays alive, hiding occasionally beneath the logs;…

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The next three months of great danger to the world

By: Raúl Zibechi The three months that separate us from elections in the United States will be critical to life on the planet, according to various analyses and, in a very particular way, in the opinion of Chinese leaders, those…

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Coronavirus and imperial piracy

By: Luis Hernández Navarro The coronavirus crisis has made visible the role that looting plays in the reproduction of current capitalism. As if they were modern buccaneers, the governments of powerful countries like the United States or France have dedicated…

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Zibechi: The US-China war and the movements below

As Trump heads to Japan for the G20 and prepares to meet with Xi Jinping… By: Raúl Zibechi We are facing a war for global geopolitical supremacy, a technological and military war that assumes (for now) the form of a…

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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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