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The next imperialism

By: Raúl Zibechi Towards the end of this century China will be the new hegemon, replacing the United States as the world leader, the only question being whether there will be nuclear war during the process. It’s curious that a…

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EZLN: 300, Part II: A Continent as a Backyard

EZLN: 300, Part II: A Continent as a Backyard, a Country as a Cemetery, Unique Thought as a Government Program, and a Small, Very Small, Ever So Small Rebellion Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés, Sup Galeano From our analysis of the world…

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EZLN: 300, Part I: A Plantation, a World, a War, a Few Probabilities Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés, SupGaleano

Words of the EZLN’s Sixth Commission at the Gathering of Support Networks for the Indigenous Governing Council (CIG) and its spokeswoman (Expanded version) Given time restrictions, we were unable to present these thoughts in full during the gathering. We promised…

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The Trans-Isthmus corridor

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Many names; same project. The proposal to promote regional development through the construction of a dry canal that connects the Gulf of Mexico with the Pacific Ocean, linking the ports of Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, and Salina Cruz,…

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The Mexican government opens the door to the private concession of protected waters

 Academics and civil society organizations see in the decrees a way to “do business” with water resources whose use was limited, while the Conagua denies that it’s a privatization By: Ignacio Fariza Mexico, June 19, 2018 Last June 5, the…

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First of July, change and rupture

By: Luis Hernández Navarro What real possibilities for changing the economic model open up in the next presidential elections? None. The end of the neoliberal model in Mexico is not the order of the day in the coming elections of…

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Tillerson, Militarization and oil I

[Admin: This is the first of two articles (so far) about US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s Latin American tour.] By: Carlos Fazio In the context of a geopolitical dispute with extra-continental capitalist competitors (China, Russia, the European Union) that…

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Patriarchy, Mother Earth and feminisms

By: Raúl Zibechi Caring for the environment, or Mother Earth, is a women’s thing, according to a recent study in the Scientific American, a magazine published at the end of December, which points out that “women have surpassed men in…

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From the end of the cycle to the consolidation of the right

By: Raúl Zibechi Political cycles are not capricious. We’re experiencing a period of the growth of the right, especially in South America. The progressive cycle ended although governments of that type continue to exist, but they will no longer be…

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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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