Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Neoliberalism


On victories and defeats

Water is Life! By: Raúl Zibechi In hegemonic political culture, notions about triumphs and failures, victories and defeats, usually allude to very specific situations, generally linked to the final objectives of the actors in play. The concept of victory applies…

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Emergency Appeal: Stand with the Indigenous & Zapatista Communities to Stop the Paramilitary Violence

The Chiapas Support Committee is inviting you to join us in taking urgent action NOW to stand in solidarity with Indigenous and Zapatista communities in Chiapas. The Indigenous communities are being attacked by paramilitary forces in collusion with and support…

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Communique in Solidarity with the National School of Anthropology and History

Assembly of the Indigenous Peoples of the Oaxacan Isthmus in Defense of the Land and Territory (Asamblea de los Pueblos Indígenas del Istmo Oaxaqueño en Defensa de la Tierra y el Territorio, APIIDTT) APIIDTT | 6 January, 2022 What is…

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2021: A year of resistance for life in Latin America

By: Raúl Zibechi The parliament of Chubut province in southern Argentina, approved a law in favor of mining in December, but had to annul it a week later faced with a mass insurrection of the population. It’s one of the…

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Neoliberal culture shows cracks, but has not been defeated

Latin American progressivism has failed to promote a left, alternative and radiant replacement in that region By: Luis Hernández Navarro / Part 2 of 2 One of the great weaknesses of Latin American progressivism and something that explains its partial…

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In the US, not in Spain, the central command of the Latin American right

 Save exceptions, Latin American armies are ones of caste, García Linera indicates. Photo:‘La Jornada’ By: Luis Hernández Navarro/Part 1 of 2 The conservative command of the Latin American right is in the United States, not in Spain. Vox [1] is…

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The Chinese Dragon and Latin America

The Chinese locomotive advances nonstop. Already the main driver of the global economy. And according to a report of McKinsey Global Institute, it has surpassed the United States as the richest nation on the planet (https://mck.co/2ZdpRxc). By: Luis Hernández Navarro…

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Llamado al gobierno mexicano de poner fin y desmantelar guerra paramilitar contra comunidades indígenas y zapatistas

Alto a la guerra paramilitar contra las comunidades indígenas y zapatistas Alto a los megaproyectos e industrias extractivas en territorios indígenas y zapatistas To read the version in English, click here: End all Mexican Government support & disband the paramilitary…

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Call on the Mexican government to stop & disband paramilitary war on Zapatista & Indigenous communities

End the Paramilitary War on Zapatista and Indigenous Communities Stop all megaprojects and extractive industries on Zapatista and Indigenous territories Para leer la versión en español, haga clic aquí: Alto a la guerra paramilitar contra las comunidades indígenas y zapatistas…

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Brief chronology of paramilitary violence in Chiapas

In the last several years, and escalating during 2021, paramilitary attacks on indigenous communities where civilian Zapatista supporters and sympathizers live have intensified and they have done so with impunity. In September, the EZLN warned that the paramilitary violence was…

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