Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Zapatistas


Join us for a screening of Corazón del tiempo (Heart of Time)

Corazón del Tiempo | Heart of Time Thursday, December 6, 2018 – 7-10 PM (Doors open at 6:30 pm Omni Commons Ballroom, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland, CA  94609 Requested Donation: $5-$15 (Sliding Scale, No one turned away for lack of…

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EZLN bases of support are in forced displacement

SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS DENOUNCE: EZLN BASES OF SUPPORT ARE IN FORCED DISPLACEMENT Organizations and civil society collectives denounce escalation of generalized violence provoked in the Highlands (los Altos) of Chiapas. Faced with the indifference and inability at all levels of government, the…

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Zapatistas render homage to Gael García Bernal in the Caracol of Our Lives Film Festival

 By the Editors On the second day of the Puy ta Cuxlejaltic (Caracol of Our Lives) Film Festival in the Caracol of Oventic, rendered homage to Gael García Bernal, Pamela Yates, Ilsa Salas, Marta Ferrer, Rocío Martínez Ts’ujul, Concepción Suárez and Inti Cordera,…

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Donate to decolonize education for Indigenous Zapatista children

The Chiapas Support Committee (CSC) received some long-awaited news from the Good Government Board (Junta) and the regional education coordinators in the La Garrucha region of Zapatista Territory: they are ready to begin a secondary (middle) school project. The CSC…

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“A revolution that lasted forever was born with the student movement”

By: Armando G. Tejeda Madrid, Spain Pablo González Casanova, an intellectual and former rector of the Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM), pointed out that: “50 years after the student movement of 1968 and after the Tlatelolco massacre, we see…

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Galeano: AMLO’s projects will destroy indigenous territories

By: Sandra Gayou La Jornada Maya  Caracol of Morelia, Chiapas “The government chose from the four candidates the one that is more right-wing,” Subcomandante Galeano, of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) pointed out upon…

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The strategy of the caracol

[Administrator’s Note: Today is the the 15th Anniversary of the birth of the Zapatista Good Government Juntas and Caracoles, a revolutionary model for organizing and self-government. The anniversary is being celebrated at the Gathering in Morelia.] By: Hermann Bellinghausen It…

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Join us for CompArte III: The Springtime of the Peoples

DEAR FRIENDS! The Chiapas Support Committee is inviting you to the third annual CompArte: The Emiliano Zapata Community Festival, being held on Saturday, August 11, 2018, 1:00-5:00pm at the Omni Commons community center, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, in Oakland. This year’s gathering is…

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Collapse

By: Gilberto López y Rivas During the recent seedbed-roundtable “Looks, listens and words: Prohibited thinking?” Subcomandante Insurgente Galeano made frequent references and reflective comments about the book by Carlos Taibo, Collapse: Terminal capitalism, eco-social transition, eco-fascism (Buenos Aires: Libros de…

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Comandante Contreras

By: Gilberto López y Rivas The culminating moment of the recent Zapatista roundtable, “Looks, Listens, Words: prohibited thinking?” was full of emotion and prolonged and standing applause of those who filled the auditorium of the CIDECI-University of the Earth, was…

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