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EZLN: anniversary message

By: Magdalena Gómez The General Command of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional) issued a message last January 1; I will emphasize some aspects of it. It repeats and bases the call to organization from below,…

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Patriarchy, Mother Earth and feminisms

By: Raúl Zibechi Caring for the environment, or Mother Earth, is a women’s thing, according to a recent study in the Scientific American, a magazine published at the end of December, which points out that “women have surpassed men in…

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Galeano: Trump, Occham’s razor, Schrodinger’s cat and the Cat-Dog

Good morning, afternoon, evening, and early morning again Perhaps someone remembers that the late Sup Marcos insisted that the capitalist system could not be understood without the concept of war. Of course, supposing that it is a concept. He said…

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Zapatista women convoke International Women’s Gathering

CONVOCATION of the FIRST INTERNATIONAL GATHERING of POLITICS, ART, SPORTS, and CULTURE for WOMEN in STRUGGLE Communiqué of the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee, General Command of the Zapatista National Liberation Army Mexico December 29, 2017 To the women of Mexico…

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The EZLN celebrates 24 years of the armed uprising; it rejects being an “electoral organization”

By: Isaín Mandujano OVENTIK, Chis. (proceso.com.mx) Bases of support and members of the Good Government Juntas of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) celebrated the 24th anniversary of their armed uprising last night, during which…

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Sub Galeano: “The PRI always needs a terrifying crime as part of its project” 

Chiapas, Mexico, December 27, 2017 The EZLN classified the crime this evening, especially femicide, as part of the Mexican reality, in which the dead no longer have names and pass to being numbers. The capitalist system has converted violent death…

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Zapatista bases of support ask: “Do you see yourselves as rebel scientists?”

In the ConSciences for Humanity Festival Zapatista bases of support ask: “Do you see yourselves as rebel scientists?” December 27, 2017 – With questions about how to construct a scientific practice for confronting the storm and the walls of capital, the…

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Las Abejas: The government “legalizes the war of extermination”

By: Hermann Bellinghausen and Gloria Muñoz Acteal, Chiapas “The government wants to legalize our death,” says Guadalupe Vázquez Luna, who speaks from the back part of a farm truck facing those who walk in the procession, more than a thousand…

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Paramilitaries continue shooting at us, the displaced lament

In Chalchihuitán fear and dispossession live and breathe in 4,000 displaced By: Hermann Bellinghausen San Pablo Chalchihuitán, Chiapas “We don’t believe that negotiation is even useful. Just yesterday they fired shots in Pacanam, the problem has not ended,” says a…

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Agrarian Court rules in favor of Chenalhó in Chiapas territorial conflict

By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas (apro) After the Unitary Agrarian Tribunal (UAT) ruled in favor of the communal wealth of Chenalhó, the state and federal governments offered 300 houses and 15 million pesos to compensate the five thousand people…

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