Chiapas Support Committee


Zibechi: the black bloc as tactic and excuse

By: Raúl Zibechi In recent weeks we have attended a debate in the wake of black bloc activity in Brazil, which involved leaders of social movements and collectives of militants. The black bloc tactic (destruction of glass panes and windows…

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Wikileaks: Temer was a U.S. Embassy informant in 2006

This morning, Saturday, May 14, 2016, La Jornada in Mexico published the Wikileaks news about Brazil’s new interim president, Michel Temer, having given information about the political situation in Brazil to the U.S. Embassy in 2006. La Jornada interprets this…

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Zibechi: Domination and resistance in the favela

By: Raúl Zibechi Pedestrians are the kings to whom cars must surrender. Perhaps it’s the biggest difference between the favela and the asphalt, something neither the media nor analysts of the system repair. The street is the paradise of the…

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Zibechi: The End of the progressive cycle accelerates

By: Raúl Zibechi Each one chooses the place from which she views the world, but that choice has consequences and it determines what she can see and what irremediably escapes her. The point of observation is never a neutral place,…

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Zibechi: Financial capital loots Rio de Janeiro

FINANCIAL CAPITAL LOOTS RIO DE JANEIRO By: Raúl Zibechi In less than a decade Río de Janeiro has suffered three large events that modify its features: the Pan American Games in 2007, the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics…

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Raúl Zibechi: Return of the Social Movement

Return of the Social Movement By: Raúl Zibechi The June mobilizations in Brazil can constitute a sharp turn of long duration. They are the first large demonstrations in 20 years, since 1992 against then President Fernando Collor de Melo, who…

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