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Category: Raúl Zibechi


Raúl Zibechi: What Comes After the Back Yard

What Comes After the Back Yard By: Raúl Zibechi After the recent sixth Summit of the Americas there remains little doubt that the Latin American region has changed. It stopped being the back- yard of a decadent empire that has…

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Raúl Zibechi: Local Resistances, Global Movements

Local Resistances, Global Movements By: Raúl Zibechi In June 2002, just 10 years ago, the first popular consulta (vote) of a communal character about mining on a large scale in the world was held in Tambogrande (northern Peru). More than…

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Raúl Zibechi: Land, Water and Resistance

Land, Water and Resistance  By: Raúl Zibechi  Para español: http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2012/02/10/opinion/024a2pol What is happening in Latin America in relation to the commons (water, land, biodiversity) is something more than a succession of local conflicts. At times the intensity of the confrontations…

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Raúl Zibechi: The Lefts and the End of Capitalism

The Lefts and the End of Capitalism By: Raúl Zibechi http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2012/01/13/opinion/027a2pol  The current world financial crisis fragments the planet into regions in such a fashion that the world system approaches a growing disarticulation (breakup). One of the effects of this…

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The Irresistible Advance of Militarization

para leer en español: http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2011/10/21/opinion/025a2pol  The Irresistible Advance of Militarization By: Raúl Zibechi The recent approval of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Colombia and the United States reaffirms the militarist policy of Barack Obama’s government towards Latin America, as the…

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