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The History of Dolores Hidalgo, according to Marcos

[In August 2005, the community of Dolores Hidalgo, now one of the EZLN’s new caracoles, hosted a preparatory meeting for the Other Campaign. The late figure of SCI Marcos gave an opening speech that included the words below.] Compañeros and…

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Zapatista Alchemy

January 2, 2017. We take a lot of care with the value of the word. When we talk about someone, we’re not just saying his or her name: we’re naming his or her presence with us. That’s what we mean…

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EZLN: Why don’t you self-prescribe this?

EZLN: WHY DON’T YOU SELF-PRESCRIBE THIS? [1] Zapatista National Liberation Army Mexico To the Federal Judiciary Council of Mexico: In all this time the only terrorists have been those who for more than 80 years have so badly governed this…

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EZLN: And in the Zapatista communities?

Zapatista National Liberation Army Mexico February 2016 To the compañer@s of the Sixth: To whom it may concern: Compañeroas, compañeros and compañeras: Now we are going to tell you a little bit about the Zapatista communities, where the support bases…

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Capitalism, War and Counterinsurgency in Chiapas II

By: Gaspar Morquecho Wars come from afar Some 18 years ago, in June 1997 –when the Moño Colorado [1] was very popular and Zedillo was governing the country–, the Zapatista rebel chief presented us: “7 pieces to draw, color, cut…

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EZLN: For pain, for rage, for truth, for justice

FOR PAIN, FOR RAGE, FOR TRUTH, FOR JUSTICE September 2015 Compañeras, compañeroas & compañeros of the Sixth of Mexico and the World: Sisters and brothers of the people of the Earth: Our collective heart knows, before and now, that our sorrow is…

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EZLN renders homage to Luis Villoro and teacher Galeano

The EZLN renders homage to Luis Villoro and to teacher Galeano By: Isaín Mandujano OVENTIK, Chiapas (proceso.com.mx) – This Saturday, the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN, its initials in Spanish) rendered homage to the Mexican philosopher Luis Villoro Toranzo and…

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EZLN: On the bulletin board the concierge

ON THE BULLETIN BOARD  The Concierge ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY March 2015. Early morning in reality. Just here, as usual: watching and listening. The crack in the wall is barely visible from the other side. On our side it expands…

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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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EZLN weaving resistances with Ayotzinapa

EZLN, WEAVING RESISTANCES JOINTLY WITH AYOTZINAPA By: Magdalena Gómez On the very next January 2 and 3, 2015 the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) and the Congreso National Indigenous Congress (CNI, its initials in Spanish) will hold the plenary of conclusions,…

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