Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Gilberto López y Rivas


For life, peace and justice in the Mountains of Guerrero

By: Gilberto López y Rivas The National Indigenous Congress-Indigenous Government Council (Congreso Nacional Indígena–Concejo Indígena de Gobierno, CNI-CIG) and the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) recently convoked the Campaign for life, peace and justice in…

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For life and against war in the Zapatista communities

By: Gilberto López y Rivas Today is being carried out in national territory, and in various countries of the solidarity world (among them, France, Spain, Greece and the United States), a day against the militarization of Zapatista territories and communities,…

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Provocations, infamy, apologies

[Admin: The EZLN and the CNI-CIG are focusing their joint resistances on the Morelos Integral Project (PIM). This article begins to explain why: Resistances to the PIM could be repeated with the Maya Train, the Tehuantepec dry canal (aka Trans-Isthmus…

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Evangelical power against feminism

By: Raúl Zibechi At some point in the next few years, the evangelical wave will reach all the Latin American countries because it’s growing exponentially and it’s becoming a social and political tsunami capable of modifying the scenarios to which…

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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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EZLN: solidarity recognition

By: Gilberto López y Rivas In light of the EZLN’s well-founded denunciations about the threats and risks that the mega-projects of the Fourth Transformation’s government represent and the violence that structurally accompanies this form of capitalist globalization, hundreds of distinguished…

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EZLN: 25 years of anticapitalist struggle

Gilberto López Y Rivas The 25th anniversary of the Zapatista Rebellion on January 1, 1994 was marked by a singular demonstration of the will of anti-capitalist struggle that has characterized the EZLN during these years. Five thousand milicianos and milicianas…

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The Fourth Transformation?

By: Gilberto López y Rivas The arrival of Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) to the Presidency of Mexico and the triumph of Morena as the first political force in the Congress of the Union, the governorships of four states, the…

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The historical meanings of the Kurdish revolution

By: Gilberto López Y Rivas The revolutionary experience of the Kurdish people, who have implemented, particularly in Rojava (northern Syria), what is called Democratic Confederalism, together with the autonomic governments of the Zapatista Mayas of the EZLN in Chiapas, constitute…

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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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