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Ayotzinapa, emblem of 21st century social order

Mexico: Ayotzinapa, Emblem of the Twenty-First Century Social Order By: Ana Esther Ceceña For Julio César Mondragón, in memoriam Ayotzinapa is an ominous emblem of the atrocities generated by contemporary capitalism. Ayotzinapa is anywhere in our world where a dissident voice…

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Mexicans connect anti-capitalist resistances

MEXICANS CONNECT ANTI-CAPITALIST RESISTANCES A surge of grassroots organizing for fundamental change is underway in Mexico. The September 26-27, 2014 police attack on students from the Ayotzinapa rural teachers college, which took place in Iguala, Guerrero, and the subsequent disappearance…

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Esteva: Time for Hope

TIME FOR HOPE By: Gustavo Esteva The disappearance of a loved one is one of the worst evils that someone can suffer. It isn’t just the uncertainty that it provokes. It’s wondering every day if it won’t be happening to…

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U.N. Committee issues report on Mexico’s disappearances

U.N. URGES MEXICO TO CREATE AN ATTORNEY GENERAL’S UNIT AGAINST ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES By: Afp and Dpa (agencies) Geneva. The UN Committee against Enforced Disappearances [1] recommended to Mexico the creation of a “an attorney general’s unit specialized in investigating forced…

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Zapatista News Summary for January 2015

 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY for JANUARY 2015 In Chiapas  1. EZLN Issues New Years Comunicado – We received the EZLN’s comunicado: “Words on its 21st Anniversary of the Beginning of the War against Oblivion” in English the first week in January. Sup…

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Joint Declaration from the Festival of Rebellions and Resistances

DECLARATION FROM THE FIRST WORLDWIDE FESTIVAL OF RESISTANCE AND REBELLION AGAINST CAPITALISM To the peoples of the world: From Chiapas, Mexico, we send out our word to all those women and men from below, in the countryside and the city,…

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EZLN: Words on its 21st anniversary

The Words of the EZLN on the 21st Anniversary of the beginning of the War Against Oblivion, Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés Zapatista National Liberation Army Mexico December 31, 2014 and January 1, 2015 Compañeras and compañeros, families of the students from Ayotzinapa who were…

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Festival of resistances and rebellions in San Cristóbal – Day 1

THE FESTIVAL OF RESISTANCES AND REBELLIONS AGAINST CAPITALISM in SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS Chiapas Mexico, January 2, 2015 José Luis Hernández, a delegate of the National Indigenous Congress (CNI, its initials in Spanish), inaugurated the sharing at the Festival…

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Zapatista News Summary for December 2014

DECEMBER 2014 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY HAPPY NEW YEAR! / ¡FELIZ AÑO! In Chiapas 1. EZLN Issues Comunicado “On Ayotzinapa,”and much more – On December 14, the EZLN released a long statement with the title “On Ayotzinapa, the Festival and hysteria…

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43 Hugs in Oventik for those absent

43 HUGS for THOSE ABSENT, in the FESTIVAL of RESISTANCES and REBELLIONS and the [21st] ANNIVERSARY of the EZLN IN CHIAPAS Chiapas México ‪#‎FestivalRyR / January 1, 2015 “The government has them, it took them away. We will only find…

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