Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Zapatistas


“Chinga tu madre Peña Nieto…” Zapatistas in the five Caracoles

By: Isaín Mandujano The Zapatista CompArte Festival concluded Saturday with the slogan “Chinga tu madre Peña Nieto… and you too, Donald Trump,” indigenous of the five regions where the support bases of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) are grouped…

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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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The colonial State and revolution

By: Raúl Zibechi A century has passed since Lenin would write one of the most important pieces of critical thought: The State and Revolution. The work was written in between the two revolutions of 1917, the one in February that…

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Elections and the powers from below

By: Raúl Zibechi In recent decades the political culture of the left converted elections into the principal barometer of its success or failure, of advances or setbacks. In fact, the electoral conjuncture became the axis of political action of the…

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Zapantera Negra

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Prelude: Timepieces, The Apocalypse, and the Hour of the Small


By: Subcomandante Insurgente Galeano April 12, 2017 Good afternoon, evening, day, morning. We want to thank the compañeras and compañeros of CIDECI-UniTierra for having offered, with compañero generosity, this, their space, once again in order that we can meet here;…

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The Indigenous Government Council and the candidacy in progress

By: Gilberto López y Rivas The fundamental proposal of the seminar of critical reflection: “The walls of capital, the cracks on the left,” –convoked by the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN, its initials in Spanish) in the installations of CIDECI-University…

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Greetings Mister Trump

By: Luis Hernández Navarro One after another, five women take the word in their language. They are EZLN comandantas. Amada does it in Chol, Everilda in Tojolabal, Yésica in Tzotzil, Miriam in Tzeltal, and Dalia in Spanish. They send a…

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The Walls of Capital, the Cracks on the Left starts today

The WALLS OF CAPITAL, THE CRACKS ON THE LEFT,” a seminar of critical reflection, starts today Registration began for “The WALLS OF CAPITAL, THE CRACKS OR THE LEFT,” a seminar of critical reflection started on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at…

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Absalón Castellanos dies; EZLN put him on trial in 1994

By: Isaín Mandujano The former Chiapas governor, Absalón Castellanos Domínguez, who the Zapatista National Liberation Army put on trial in 1994, died this afternoon at 93. His grandson with the same name, Absalón Castellanos Rodríguez, announced the death of the…

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