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Narco-states versus freedom

By: Raúl Zibechi Wealth accumulated by the one percent is being protected by an alliance between drug trafficking networks and sectors of the state apparatus that serve the interests of large multinationals but at the same time have been formed…

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Half a century of popular education

By: Raúl Zibechi Among the multiple creations that illuminated the “1968 world revolution” (a concept coined by Immanuel Wallerstein), popular education is one of the most transcendental, since it has changed in depth the ways we conceive and practice the…

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The imperial reaches of the Southern Command

THE IMPERIAL REACHES OF THE SOUTHERN COMMAND IN LATIN AMERICA, PART I By: Gilberto López y Rivas On February 15 of this year, Admiral Kurt W. Tidd, chief of the United States Southern Command, testified before that country’s Senate Armed…

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EZLN: The system will not permit the triumph of AMLO; the capitalist hydra is crazed

By the Sin Embargo Editorial Staff Capital will not permit the triumph of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, candidate of the alliance “Together We’ll Make History,” in the next presidential election, Subcomandante Galeano assured during the round table “Looks, listens, words:…

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Tillerson, Militarization and oil II

By: Carlos Fazio /II If preparation for the violent plunder of Venezuela’s oil and other mining-energy, aquifer and biodiversity riches was one of the main hidden objectives of Rex Tillerson’s tour through various countries in Latin America, the other was…

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The strategy of the 1% and ours

By: Raúl Zibechi In recent days two facts illuminate the strategy of the richest 1 percent of humanity. Towards the end of January the media divulged an Oxfam study, wherein is asserts that of all the wealth generated in 2017…

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On selective structural impunity

By: Magdalena Gómez We certainly don’t have good accounts in the application of the constitutional reforms in matters of justice, as the report “From paper to practice,” elaborated by the Centro Pro, the Mexican Institute on Human Rights and Democracy…

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Macri’s war against the Mapuche people

By: Raúl Zibechi “This is the new Desert Campaign, only not with the sword but with education,” said Esteban Bullrich, then Minister of Education and Sports upon inaugurating a hospital and school in September of last year (goo.gl/JxD7Wl). Beyond the…

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The pro-capitalist “left”

By: Gustavo Esteva The openly anti-capitalist posture of the CNI’s initiative has provoked very different reactions. It’s useful to examine them by reflecting on what it means today to be against what capital says and does. The most common reaction…

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The colonial State and revolution

By: Raúl Zibechi A century has passed since Lenin would write one of the most important pieces of critical thought: The State and Revolution. The work was written in between the two revolutions of 1917, the one in February that…

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