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Zibechi: Systemic chaos in South America

 SYSTEMIC CHAOS IS INSTALLED IN SOUTH AMERICA By: Raúl Zibechi  I propose understanding the coyuntura (juncture) through which South America passes as the region’s entry into the situation of systemic chaos that the world travels through. I postulate that last weekend’s…

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Mexico’s Southern Border Mix

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Indigenous communities meet in Chiapas about super-highway

LOS LLANOS OF LOS ALTOS, CHIAPAS ADDS ITS REJECTION OF THE SC-PALENQUE SUPER-HIGHWAY AND EXTENDS INVITATION Los Llanos Ejido, San Cristobal de Las Casas, adds itself to the resistance against construction of the Super-Highway, and extends an invitation to know…

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Raúl Zibechi: How the dominant class thinks

HOW THE DOMINANT CLASS THINKS  By: Raúl Zibechi The crisis continues revealing everything that would stay hidden in periods of normality. This includes the strategic projects of the dominant class, their way of seeing the world, the principal gamble they…

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Luis Hernández Navarro: New rural latifundistas

[To Our Readers: Mexico’s Congress recently passed energy “reforms” into law. They are structural reforms that functionally undo major accomplishments of the 1910-1917 Mexican Revolution. Luis Hernández Navarro, editor of La Jornada’s Opinion section, analyzes the effect on rural life.]…

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Declaration from Indigenous Congress

Indian Mexico Continues Standing Despite Extermination, Indigenous Congress Declares We learned on this path that the powerful have no respect for the word; they betray and violate it. By: Hermann Bellinghausen, envoy 
Published: 08/19/2013 18:05 San Cristóbal de las Casas,…

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Commodification of Chiapas Forests

The Commodifiation of Forests, Motive for Removing Communities in Chiapas   ** El Triunfo, the reserve with which the state government entered the carbon credit market ** They accuse that conservation arguments consist of to stop planting corn in the zone…

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Frontera NorteSur: Mexico has 195 species at risk

Environment News: July 29, 2011 195 Species at Risk Frontera NorteSur: On-line, U.S.-Mexico border news Mexican government and university researchers are warning about threats posed to the survival of 195 plant and animal species in the northern border state of Chihuahua….

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