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Raul Zibechi: The Zapatistas and the invasion of Ukraine

If we trust in the nobility of the common people, we will achieve the energy and courage necessary to continue sailing against the current

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Raul Zibechi: State, power and society in Latin America

From state violence and neoliberal extractivism to Colombia’s general strike and Zapatismo

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Raul Zibechi: Elections or autonomy?

Notes from a Trawün Mapuche in Chile

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Raul Zibechi: The State of Social Movements in Latin America

Interview on the impacts of the progressive governments in South America, the rise of the far right, the politics of extractivism in oil, gas, and mining industries, and how women and youth represent the hope of building a new world

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Raul Zibechi: Building New Worlds in the Favelas

This debate is part of all new movements in Latin America: how much energy should be spent building something unique and how much should go to dealing with state institutions

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Raul Zibechi: The “Citizen’s Revolution” vs Social Movements

The intent of Rafael Correa’s government to evict the principal indigenous organization from its building shows the contradictions of the “citizen’s revolution”

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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

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Raul Zibechi: Paraguay: Woman at the Center of Resistance

There is something about organizations where women and young people predominate that makes them different

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Raul Zibechi: The Iran-Western Deal: Targeting the Yuan

The agreement signed with the biggest enemy of the United States since the fall of the Soviet Union, once identified as a member of the "axis of evil", is an upheaval in the world geopolitical scene whose consequences are incalculable. What is at stake, in addition to peace, is the survival of the petrodollar, that Read more…

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Raul Zibechi: Behind the June Uprising

This article was originally published by the Observatorio Social de América Latina (OSAL Nº 34). English translation by Ramor Ryan for Upside Down World. The huge mobilizations in June 2013 in 353 cities and towns in Brazil came as much a surprise to the political system as to analysts and social bodies. Nobody expected so Read more…

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