Chiapas Support Committee

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Invitation to CompArte 2020 for the 26th

[La versión en español sigue a la en inglés]  An invitation to CompArte 2020 para el 26 | ComradesShareArt 2020 for the 26thShelter in Art, Solidarity & Resistance | Quédate en el arte, la solidaridad y la resistencia Dear Compas,…

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CompArte 2020: Quédate en el arte, la solidaridad y la resistencia

[To read the English version of this message on CompArte 2020, click here.] El Comité de Apoyo a Chiapas (CSC, Chiapas Support Committee) los invita al quinto “CompArte: El festival comunitario Emiliano Zapata,” celebrando el vigésimo sexto año de rebelión,…

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CompArte 2020: Shelter in Art, Solidarity & Resistance

[Para leer este mensaje en español sobre, CompArte 2020, haga clic aquí.] The Chiapas Support Committee is inviting you to the fifth annual “CompArte: The Emiliano Zapata Community Festival,” celebrating the Zapatistas’ 26th year of indigenous rebellion, land justice and…

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T-MEC, agriculture and neoliberalism

By: Luis Hernández Navarro The free trade hurricane devastated the Mexican countryside, ruined small and medium-sized farmers and obliged millions of campesinos to migrate to the United States or agricultural fields in northwest Mexico. The free movement of agricultural merchandise…

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Join us in new online film series: Zapatista | where reality is more real

The Chiapas Support Committee presents a new online program: ¡Viva Zapata Film Series!rebellious films | películas rebeldes Join us for the first screening in this series. We will be showing the documentary, ZAPATISTA, as the first installment of our new…

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The Maya Train will emit 431,000 tons of carbon dioxide per year

By: Angélica Enciso L. In the construction and effectuation of the first phase of the Maya Train there are 130 adverse environmental impacts, although most of them have mitigation measures, Fonatur [1] pointed out in the environmental impact assessment (EIS)…

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The anticapitalist left, neither liberal nor conservative

[Admin’s intro: Mexico’s president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), has consistently referred to the Zapatistas, indigenous territory defenders, as well as supporters of the EZLN and the CNI-CIG as “conservatives” for opposing the Maya Train and the Trans-Isthmus Corridor, claiming…

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Mexico prepares for a long epidemic

The Mexican government seeks to extend the contagious stage of the coronavirus so that the health structure can withstand the most critical moment of the disease; the total closure of activities, the undersecretary of Health assures, would affect above all the…

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The mayor of Aldama, Chiapas, asks Army and NG to intervene in agrarian fight

Frayba: Federal and state authorities are accomplices. By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas The mayor of Aldama, Adolfo López Gómez, asked federal and state authorities that the National Guard (NG) and the Mexican Army to enter his…

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International Women’s Day Speak Out Circle

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY SPEAK OUT CIRCLE, SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 2020, 4-6:30pm OMNI COMMONS, 4799 SHATTUCK AVE., OAKLAND, CA  94609 This Speak Out Circle is part of the Sexta Grietas del Norte Encuentro (Gathering) In, Against and Beyond the Capitalist Hydra…

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