Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Gilberto López y Rivas


Journey for Life versus Military Accumulation

  By: Gilberto López y Rivas While the EZLN’s 421st Maritime Squadron prepares to launch on May 3rd in the ship called La Montaña for the port of Vigo, Spain, to meet with the Europe of those from below, in…

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The social commitment and ethical congruence of Pablo González Casanova

By: Gilberto López y Rivas On February 11, Pablo González Casanova, the most renowned and recognized intellectual in contemporary Mexico, celebrated 99 years of a life full of contributions to critical thinking about a social science committed to the oppressed…

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A Zapatista mountain on the high seas

By: Gilberto López y Rivas The communiqué of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN), entitled A mountain on the high seas, released by its spokesperson Subcomandante Moisés last October 5, contains long-range reflections about the…

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Stop the war against the EZLN

By Gilberto López y Rivas One of the characteristics of the current government of the 4T is to neither listen to, much less attend to the serious allegations related to the reactivation of paramilitary groups in Chiapas, like those that…

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Necropolitics, collapse and the coronavirus

By: Gilberto López Y Rivas Two new events went unnoticed in the media, saturated as they are around the Covid-19, which has impacted the lives of millions of people in the world, demonstrating, even more than the effects of that…

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Racism and anti-Zapatista fallacies

By: Gilberto López y Rivas This beginning of the year has been marked by an intensification –in social networks and communications media– of the campaign of lies, fibs or fake news against the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de…

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Conservatism and the anticapitalist left

By: Gilberto López y Rivas Given the repeated use of the terms “conservative” or “conservatism” to identify the anticapitalist left, branded as “radical” by opinion writers that boldly defend the current government, it’s necessary specify their multiple meanings, which today…

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They broke the siege and extended their autonomous territory!

 By: Gilberto López y Rivas On August 17, 2019, the insurgent subcomandante Moisés, spokesman of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN), published a historic communique in which this organization is accountable to the CNI-CIG, its spokeswoman, organizations, collective groups…

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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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