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Chomsky: impossible for campesinos of Mexico to compete with US agriculture

By: Martín Hernández Alcántara, La Jornada de Oriente Puebla, Puebla The philosopher, political scientist and US activist Noam Chomsky criticized the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), whose fifth round of negotiations concluded last week, and warned that Mexico is at…

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The State against the pre-candidacy from below and to the left

By: Gilberto López y Rivas The civil association “The Time Has Come for the Flourishing of the Peoples” (Llegó la Hora del Florecimiento de los Pueblos) was constituted for the purpose of obtaining and supporting the registration of the spokesperson…

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Constructing something new from below: the CNI in San Cristóbal

By: Radio Zapatista Chiapas Mexico, November 8, 2017 The plaza of the San Cristóbal cathedral, affectionately called Plaza de la Resistencia (Resistance Plaza), was full. A four-deep wall of women and men from communities belonging to the National Indigenous Congress…

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Register for ConSciences for Humanity, Second edition

ANNOUNCING THE SECOND EDITION OF “ConSciences for Humanity,” themed: “THE SCIENCES CONFRONT THE WALL ” To the scientific community of Mexico and the world: To the National and International Sixth: The second edition of “ConSciences for Humanity,” themed “The Sciences…

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Zapatista Moon film screening

NOVEMBER 18, 2017 – 7:00-10:00 PM AT THE OMNI COMMONS, 4799 SHATTUCK AVE., OAKLAND, CA You are invited to a work-in-progress screening of Zapatista Moon, a feature documentary by local filmmaker Thor Anderson that narrates one man’s journey in Chiapas as…

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Protests demanding reconstruction of Chiapas schools escalate

 PROTESTS DEMANDING the RECONSTRUCTION of CHIAPAS SCHOOLS AFFECTED by the EARTHQUAKE ESCALATE By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas (apro) With marches, the takeover of public plazas, blockages of roads, streets, maritime ports, border bridges and other protest actions, teachers, parents…

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Revolt and confrontation

By: Gustavo Esteva The spirit of revolt, the natural result of the earthquakes faced with the attitudes and behaviors of the authorities, leads dangerously to confrontation with our fascists, those above as well as those below. We celebrate in every…

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Marichuy denounces INE’s system for collecting signatures via cell phone

 By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas (apro) The candidate nominated by the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) and the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) to the presidency of the Republic, María de Jesús Patricio Martínez (Marichuy), today denounced “the simulation” and…

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Marichuy in La Garrucha

WORDS OF MARÍA DE JESÚS PATRICIO MARTÍNEZ IN THE CARACOL OF LA GARRUCHA Brothers and Sisters, it is the time of the peoples, it’s time that we unite, it’s time that together we take out these big capitalists that have…

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Words of Marichuy in Morelia, Chiapas

WORDS OF MARÍA DE JESÚS PATRICIO MARTÍNEZ IN THE ZAPATISTA CARACOL OF MORELIA ON OCTOBER 15, 2017 Well, we already listened to our council member compañeras that make up the Indigenous Government Council and before beginning (my talk) I want…

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