Category: Chiapas

Leonidas Oikonomakis: Zapatistas host world festival of resistance and rebellion

This month, the Zapatistas are organizing a major international meeting in Chiapas: the World Festival of Resistance and Rebellion Against Capitalism

Various Contributors: Transcription of the EZLN Press Conference

Transcription of the EZLN Press Conference with the free, autonomous, alternative, or whatever-you-call-it media, August 10, 2014, in La Realidad Zapatista, Chiapas, Mexico

AnAttack OnUsAll: National Call to Action in Response to attack on Zapatista Community

National Call to Action in Response to attack on Zapatista Community, murder of Zapatista civilians and destruction of school and clinic

Greg Ruggiero: Word from Jack Kerouac Alley: If Murals Could Speak

With simple colors and its own humble voice, the recreated mural has been speaking out to us and communities of struggle everywhere for years: no estan solos—estamos contigo

Immanuel Wallerstein: The Neo-Zapatistas: Twenty Years After

What has been the achievement of the EZLN? In what sense can it be said to have been a success?

Laura Gottesdiener: Now You See Me

A Glimpse into the Zapatista Movement, Two Decades Later

Raúl Romero: A Brief History of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation

Behind the EZLN lies a complex web of political and cultural visions extending far beyond indigenous resistance and speaking to universal emancipation

Raul Zibechi: Zapatismo and the Latin American Cycle of Struggles

Twenty years after their 1994 uprising, the Zapatistas’ project of autonomy and horizontality has come to define a continent-wide cycle of struggles

Antonio Or: Manu Chao

Manu Chao (born José-Manuel Thomas Arthur Chao on June 21, 1961), is a French folk singer of Spanish origin (Basque and Galician). He sings in French, Spanish, English, Arabic, and Portuguese and occasionally in other languages. Chao was born in Paris, France, to Spanish parents. His mother, Felisa Ortega, is from Bilbao, and his father, Read more…

Laura Carlsen: A Pressing Case for NAFTA Review and Renegotiation

At President Obama’s first North American Summit in August, the leaders of the three nations avoided any mention of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) or its offshoot, the Security and Prosperity Partnership, in their joint statement. Although the trade pact was the origin of these annual meetings, the negative results of NAFTA have Read more…

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