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The Zapatista Caracoles

By: Raúl Romero* On December 19, 1994, the general command of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN, its initials in Spanish) announced that as a result of the campaign called “Peace with Justice and Dignity for Indigenous Peoples,” and with…

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EZLN: Images of the Rupture of the Siege II (and last) from August 17, 2019

Sup Galeano’s Note: Here should be photos in video from the different CRAREZ that were created with the rupture of the siege from August 17, 2019. It’s probable that this video may be eliminated by Mr. YouTube, who demands that…

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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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Adagio-Allegro Molto in E Minor: A Possible Reality (from the Notebook of the Cat-Dog)

  “As you know, madness is like gravity…all it takes is a little push.”
The Joker in the role of Heath Ledger (or was it the reverse?) Nobody knows for sure how it all started. Not even the Tercios Compas [Zapatista…

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The Overture: Reality As Enemy

“If our epoch thinks this way,” the world says to itself, “who is (no) one to say otherwise”? Who are the politicians to do so if they should obey us? Who are the judges to do so if their decisions…

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Galeano: With the current government, it rains on wet for the original peoples

[A new communiqué entitled “Overture: reality as the Enemy” is available in Spanish on Enlace Zapatista (link below). When the English translation is available, we’ll post it. Meanwhile, here’s a summary from La Jornada.] By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal De…

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EZLN: The Opening Act

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION
 ARMY MEXICO August 2019. Testing, testing… One… two… testing… Testing one two three… testing… “¿Hello, hello, hello, how low?”  From the… wait a minute! Did the Sup just quote the Nirvana track “Smells Like Teen Spirit”? What’s…

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Presidential message: to the EZLN?

By: Magdalena Gómez Two recent events contain a marked contrast. We’re talking about the interview that the President of the Republic conceded to the executives and reporters of La Jornada on the occasion of the first anniversary of his electoral…

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Zapatistas render homage to Gael García Bernal in the Caracol of Our Lives Film Festival

 By the Editors On the second day of the Puy ta Cuxlejaltic (Caracol of Our Lives) Film Festival in the Caracol of Oventic, rendered homage to Gael García Bernal, Pamela Yates, Ilsa Salas, Marta Ferrer, Rocío Martínez Ts’ujul, Concepción Suárez and Inti Cordera,…

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The Last Honeybun in the Mountains of Southeastern Mexico

  By: Sup Galeano (The story presented at the close of “CompARTE for Life and Freedom 2018,” in Morelia, Caracol “Whirlwind of our Words,” mountains of the Mexican Southeast.) It may have been a string of random events, without any…

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