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Conversations about Community and Autonomy

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Obstacles to Indigenous Autonomy

OBSTACLES TO THE AUTONOMIES OF THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES By: Gilberto López y Rivas The autonomic processes that the indigenous peoples champion confront arduous obstacles and challenges, essential among them, the neoliberal capitalist State’s lack of will to open spaces for…

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SupGaleano: Chiapas, Mexico, the World

Chiapas, Mexico, the World. (Passage from the text “A World War,” May-June 2015, by SupGaleano, in “Our View of the Hydra,” part II of volume I of “Critical Thought Versus the Capitalist Hydra”) The first thing that got our attention…

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Gilly: the financial unification of the world

By: Adolfo Gilly Oventic, Chiapas, May 2, 2015 Compañeras and compañeros of the EZLN, relatives of Luis Villoro and of the Zapatista teacher Galeano, fathers and mothers of Ayotzinapa present here: Before everything I want to thank you for the…

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Armed commando murders a member of Las Abejas

Last week, the Civil Society Las Abejas organization of Acteal (hereafter, Las Abejas) issued two public denunciations. The first described the murder of their compañero Manuel López Pérez, a member of Las Abejas, as well as fear for the lives…

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Frayba on Armed attacks in La Garrucha

FRAYBA DEMANDS INVESTIGATING ARMED ATTACK ON ZAPATISTA BASES It accuses groups from Pojcol and El Rosario of attempting to kill a little girl By: Elio Henríquez, Correspondent San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas The Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Human…

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New paramilitary attack in San Manuel, La Garrucha

New paramilitary Attack in the Caracol of Resistance Toward a New Dawn, La Garrucha ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY MEXICO June 25, 2015 To the National and International Sixth: As we know, the bad governments are combining frauds with violence. Whether…

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Words of Comandanta Miriam

Words of Comandanta Miriam Good evening compañeros and compañeras. I also have the chance to talk to you a bit about what the situation was for women prior to 1994. Women suffered through a very sad situation since the arrival…

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Looking sideways at capitalism

LOOKING SIDEWAYS AT CAPITALISM  The Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) sponsored the Seminar on “Critical thought versus the capitalist hydra” from May 3 to May 9, 2015. A star-studded cast of left intellectuals participated either in person or by sending…

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EZLN: Words from the homage and seminar

An Outline of the EZLN’s Word from the Homage and the Seminar The EZLN’s seminar on Critical Thought versus the Capitalist Hydra and the Homage to Luis Villoro and teacher Galeano generated a high volume of comunicados and “words,” as…

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