Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Patriarchy


What to do

By: Gustavo Esteva And yes, it’s the old question. But the answers are entirely different. As usual, Raúl Zibechi hits the nail on the head when describing the impotence of social movements or the so-called left faced with current predicaments….

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The 80 percent, without strategies and confused

By: Raúl Zibechi One year after the Zapatista Uprising, during the State of the World Forum in San Francisco, in 1995, prominent members of the global elites commented on the strategies they have been designing. As is known, because the…

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The occupation of the INPI building was the site of the 3rd meeting of CNI women

By: Sara Frabes Last March 6 and 7, 2021 diverse indigenous women coming from different Native peoples of Mexico met in the building that previously served as the National Institute of Indigenous Pueblos (INPI), to hold the 3rd National Meeting…

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From Rojava to Chiapas

By: Raúl Romero* Kurdistan is a people with their own language and culture that live between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. For years and in different ways, these people have struggled for their self-determination. In the past, the Kurdish territories…

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Zapatismo and the struggle for life

The Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) announced a new political initiative in October of 2020 that makes up another link in the chain of anti-capitalist rebellion that they have continued to move forward in the past twenty-seven years of…

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The post-pandemic world

By: Raúl Zibechi “The period from 1990 to 2025/2050 will most likely be a period of little peace, little stability and little legitimation,” wrote Immanuel Wallerstein en 1994*. In periods of turbulence and confusion, it’s advisable to consult compasses. He…

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“The macho government dies”; Zapatista women demand justice for femicides

By: Isaín Mandujano With the demand of “the macho government dies,” thousands of Zapatista rebel indigenous women with candle in hand, woke up early in the 12 Caracoles to add their voices today, to the thousands of women who yesterday…

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We Don’t Need Permission to Fight for Life, Zapatista Women Join the March 9 National Strike

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION
 ARMY, MEXICO March 1, 2020 To: Women who struggle in Mexico and around the world From: The Zapatista indigenous women of the EZLN Compañera and sister: We greet you in the name of all of the Zapatista…

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Zapatistas will join the women’s protests of March 8 and 9

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas Women commanders and coordinators of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) reported that women from that grouping will join the protests and strike programmed for March…

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Words of the Zapatista Women at the Opening of the Second International Women’s Gathering

[Save the Date: The Chiapas Support Committee is hosting a Dinner and Report Back from the Women’s Gathering on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the Omni Commons. 5-7pm] ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION
 ARMY MEXICO December 27, 2019 Compañeras and sisters: Welcome…

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