Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Gustavo Esteva


Burial without a corpse

By: Gustavo Esteva The funeral of neoliberalism was decreed, but we do not know which corpse they will bury. President López Obrador once again showed his desire to liquidate the neoliberal era, to which he rightly attributes a large amount…

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Reconstructing hope

By: Gustavo Esteva How do we contend with the mood that is spreading, molded by the mixture of fear and false hopes instilled by the verbal incontinence and theater of the candidates and political parties? The oppressive repetition of the…

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A very special day

By: Gustavo Esteva It was a very special day. They made it special. There was the usual: the display of flowers, supplements and special programs, promises of change, the language of quotas, commercial banality… But the call for a women’s…

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Revolt and confrontation

By: Gustavo Esteva The spirit of revolt, the natural result of the earthquakes faced with the attitudes and behaviors of the authorities, leads dangerously to confrontation with our fascists, those above as well as those below. We celebrate in every…

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The other face of the war

By: Gustavo Esteva There is immense cynicism, ignorance or incompetence in the Mexican government and in the government of Trump. But it’s not just that. It’s also a perverse operation. Social polarization in the United States was always there. But,…

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The hour of disobedience

By: Gustavo Esteva It’s only natural that Mr. Trump would boast of having several multi-millionaires in his cabinet and would add that, obviously, he doesn’t want any poor people there. What ought to worry us is that many poor people…

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The pro-capitalist “left”

By: Gustavo Esteva The openly anti-capitalist posture of the CNI’s initiative has provoked very different reactions. It’s useful to examine them by reflecting on what it means today to be against what capital says and does. The most common reaction…

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Dangerous Nostalgias

By: Gustavo Esteva We are in a time of grave danger. We can’t close our eyes. But daring to open them demands being willing to acknowledge that we can be caught up in what threatens us. A nostalgic belief today…

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Learning to govern ourselves

By: Gustavo Esteva The storm rages; cold and hurricane-force winds threaten from the north, which will be accentuated after next Friday, January 20, and a cyclone forms level with the land all over the country. There is nowhere to take…

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Talking to each other

By: Gustavo Esteva  In the midst of war, as part of the general campaign of dispossession, they have also taken the word away from us, words. And that’s how they want to bury Tlataya or Ayotzinapa or make the No…

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