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Impunity and provocation of the EZLN

IMPUNITY AND PROVOCATION OF THE EZLN: A GLOBAL OFFENSIVE? By: Magdalena Gómez Once again it is demonstrated that we live in times of impunity without concessions. The Zapatista commanders justifiably and indignantly acknowledged that they don’t have any reason to…

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Esteva: The Storm in Oaxaca

  By: Gustavo Esteva Wounded, offended and humiliated, Oaxaca prepares the response. Millions of Oaxacans, those who live in Oaxaca or those that have felt in their own flesh the offense to their native soil although they are very far…

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Atenco: 100 organizations agree on plan of action against reforms

ORGANIZATIONS AGREE ON A PLAN OF ACTION IN  DEFENSE OF LAND AND AGAINST THE REFORMS By: Javier Salinas Cesáreo, Correspondent San Salvador Atenco, Mexico, August 17, 2014 Representatives of some 100 campesino, union and social organizations, defined a plan of…

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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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Zibechi: Disproportionate Enchantment With the Pacific Alliance

The Disproportionate Enchantment With the Pacific Alliance By: Raúl Zibechi The managerial and media elites quickly pronounced campaigns with the Seventh Summit of the Pacific Alliance, held in Cali (Colombia) between May 20 and 24. The gathering summoned abundant delegations…

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The Irresistible Advance of Militarization

para leer en español: http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2011/10/21/opinion/025a2pol  The Irresistible Advance of Militarization By: Raúl Zibechi The recent approval of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Colombia and the United States reaffirms the militarist policy of Barack Obama’s government towards Latin America, as the…

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