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From the end of the cycle to the consolidation of the right

By: Raúl Zibechi Political cycles are not capricious. We’re experiencing a period of the growth of the right, especially in South America. The progressive cycle ended although governments of that type continue to exist, but they will no longer be…

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The dispute for urban territory

By: Raúl Zibechi Seated in a round in which more than 100 persons participate, Mari launches a sentence that is, at the same time, a whole political program: “If those below don’t look at ourselves, no one else looks at…

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Macri’s war against the Mapuche people

By: Raúl Zibechi “This is the new Desert Campaign, only not with the sword but with education,” said Esteban Bullrich, then Minister of Education and Sports upon inaugurating a hospital and school in September of last year (goo.gl/JxD7Wl). Beyond the…

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Zibechi: It can be done: those below as subjects

By: Raúl Zibechi When those most below, the poor youths (men and women) of the peripheries, the forever nobodies, take the reins of their lives and also do it collectively, it’s because something very profound is changing. A new world…

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Zibechi: The storms that are coming

By: Raúl Zibechi The end of the progressive cycle implies the dissolution of hegemonies and the beginning of a period of dominations, of greater repression against the organized popular sectors. Until now we have been commenting on the causes of…

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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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