Chiapas Support Committee


Militarized security

By: Raúl Romero The presidential initiative to incorporate the National Guard into the Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena, its Spanish acronym) has generated an intense debate. Given the lack of a project that convinces big social sectors, the alliance of…

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To govern by obeying: 19 years of the caracoles

By: Raúl Romero* August 9, 2022 was the 19th anniversary of the creation of the Caracoles and the Juntas de Buen Gobierno (Good Government Juntas), a watershed in the history of the Zapatista movement and a process that has become…

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A Strategy up for Debate

By: Raúl Romero The tragic murder of the Jesuit priests Javier Campos and Joaquín César Mora and of the tourist guide Pedro Palma, [1] as well as the disappearance of two other people, has sparked the public outpouring of solidarity…

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Mexico: Cartography of hope and resistances

Marichuy in the Caracol of La Garrucha By: Raúl Romero / II In Mexico: Cartography of War (, we mapped out some urgent problems in our country. There were two points of departure: 1) The energy, extractive and infrastructure megaprojects…

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A Journey for Life

By: Raúl Romero* Professor Douglass Rushkoff, specialist in media, technology, culture and economics published in 2018, “The Survival of the Richest:  The Wealthy Are Plotting to Leave Us Behind.”  (or in the Spanish translation, jump ship) ( In it, Rushkoff…

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