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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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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: anniversary message

By: Magdalena Gómez The General Command of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional) issued a message last January 1; I will emphasize some aspects of it. It repeats and bases the call to organization from below,…

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Galeano: Trump, Occham’s razor, Schrodinger’s cat and the Cat-Dog

Good morning, afternoon, evening, and early morning again Perhaps someone remembers that the late Sup Marcos insisted that the capitalist system could not be understood without the concept of war. Of course, supposing that it is a concept. He said…

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Lessons on Geography and Globalized Calendars

April 14, 2017. “Nothing has changed,” so they say. “In Chiapas, the indigenous are doing the same or worse as before the Zapatista uprising,” the for-profit media repeat every time their foreman tells them to. Twenty-three years ago, “humanitarian aid”…

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