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Anti-War Caravan in Mexico City

THE WAR on DRUGS HAS LEFT THE POLITICAL POWER WITH ENORMOUS PROFITS Caravan for Peace: the economic interests of powerful nations are behind it.    By: José Antonio Román Members of the Caravan for Peace, Life and Justice, to whom…

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20 Years of millions of dollars and Chiapas remains poor

MORE THAN 20 YEARS OF A MILLION-DOLLAR ECONOMIC SPILL AND CHIAPAS REMAINS JUST AS POOR   By: Isaín Mandujano Chiapas is the state that has received the most resources to combat poverty in the whole country during the last 20…

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El Cambalache presents: Inter-Change Value

APRIL 1, 2016 7:00 – 9:00 PM OMNI COMMONS, 4799 SHATTUCK AVE., OAKLAND, CA The capitalist economic system has provoked a social rupture and loss of community values, such as mutual aid and bartering or exchanging. This rupture foments a…

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EZLN: And in the Zapatista communities?

Zapatista National Liberation Army Mexico February 2016 To the compañer@s of the Sixth: To whom it may concern: Compañeroas, compañeros and compañeras: Now we are going to tell you a little bit about the Zapatista communities, where the support bases…

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Zibechi: A Left for Century XXI

By: Raúl Zibechi In the ‘60s and ‘70s, those who joined the militancy often heard a phrase: “Being like Che.” An ethic was synthesized with that, a conduct, a mode of assuming the collective action the personage inspired that –with…

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Zibechi: Movements facing the end of the democracies

By: Raúl Zibechi In his first 2016 article, the winner of the Nobel Prize for Economics, Paul Krugman, analyzes the consequences of the domination of the oligarchy’s money in his country’s political system. Under the title “Privileges, pathology and power”…

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Ejido Tila occupies municipal headquarters

[Intro: The Ejido Tila continues to occupy the municipal building that its members partially destroyed and then occupied on Decembers 16, 2015. Ejido members occupy the building and the ejido publishes frequent updates (comunicados) on their website: http://laotraejidotila.blogspot.mx/ The comunicado below…

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Esteva: Disputing politics

By: Gustavo Esteva gustavoesteva@gmail.com It will be a year of intense political dispute, in the midst of war. But the dispute among the politicians will be irrelevant. What will be important is disputing politics itself, reclaiming it. On the surface,…

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Chiapas movement denounces megaprojects

[Below is a denunciation written by people of faith opposed to the government’s “development” plans for Eastern Chiapas because they will cause displacement of indigenous communities and harm to the environment and public health.] Movement in Defense of Life and…

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Gustavo Esteva: Punctuality

By: Gustavo Esteva Punctuality does not have the appearance of being a very revolutionary virtue. On the contrary, it is associated with law and order, with those from above. But it also comes from below. In modern society we learn…

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