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Sonata for Violin in G Minor: MONEY

“The devil’s finest trick is to persuade you that he does not exist.”
― Charles Baudelaire in “The Generous Gambler” The Eighth Passenger

 Nowhere, or everywhere. A drowsy train drifts off to its own purr. It isn’t coming from or going to…

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Burial without a corpse

By: Gustavo Esteva The funeral of neoliberalism was decreed, but we do not know which corpse they will bury. President López Obrador once again showed his desire to liquidate the neoliberal era, to which he rightly attributes a large amount…

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The National Indigenous Congress: balances and challenges

By: Magdalena Gómez Last weekend the third assembly of the National Indigenous Congress and the Indigenous Government Council (CNI-CIG) was held in Mexico City with 288 participants, among delegates, councilors and invitees, to carry out an evaluation of the peoples…

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Film successes and contemporaneous Mexican racism

By: Mariana Mora* The figure of Yalitza Aparicio opened a debate about racism in Mexico, but Yalitza is not the answer to combatting racism in the country. Although many will say the opposite, Roma does not unmask the underlying racism…

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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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