Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Zapatistas


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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Prohibited thinking?

By: Gilberto López y Rivas The seedbeds-roundtables organized by the EZLN, like the one that takes place this week in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, constitute spaces open to critical thinking about what occurs in Mexico, –and in the…

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González Casanova becomes Comandante Pablo Contreras

By: Luis Hernández Navarro San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas Starting yesterday, Doctor Pablo González Casanova, 96, is “Comandante Pablo Contreras” of the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (CCRI-EZLN, its initials in Spanish). The naming…

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EZLN: The system will not permit the triumph of AMLO; the capitalist hydra is crazed

By the Sin Embargo Editorial Staff Capital will not permit the triumph of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, candidate of the alliance “Together We’ll Make History,” in the next presidential election, Subcomandante Galeano assured during the round table “Looks, listens, words:…

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Program for the Zapatista Roundtable discussion

I. Poster and Photography Exhibition April 15-25, 2018, at CIDECI-UniTierra, San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico Images of Hope 
Poster art from Marichuy’s campaign
 Curated by Alejandro Magallanes Absences and Presences
 Disappeared Women, Women of Dignified Rage
 Photographs by…

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Join us for Waffles & Zapatismo

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María de Jesús Patricio and the CIG: what was achieved

By: R. Aída Hernández Castillo* On February 19 the time period for registration of independent candidates to the Presidency of the Republic ended. Only three “independent” candidates attained registration, all three with daily expenses equal or greater than those of…

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