Daily Archives: 31/12/2013

Zapatismo: 30 Years of the Most Sensible Delusions

Zapatismo is a school of thought unlike any other, and after thirty years it is a strong, living example for all people fighting against colonialism and exploitation. In November of 1983, the Lacandona Jungle in Chiapas saw the arrival of … Continue reading

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Zapatismo: Twenty Years Later

Just like Peña Nieto today, twenty years ago Salinas also thought he was invincible. His implementation of ‘reforms’ in a vertical and authoritarian way went through without major obstacles or a significant reduction in his popularity. He had started a … Continue reading

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Twenty Years on from the Zapatista Uprising

What is the significance of the Zapatistas today? Do they still exist? Have they actually achieved anything? Will they rise up again? Mexico has changed in the last twenty years, and so have the Zapatistas. Though their fight is no … Continue reading

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30 Years of the Zapatistas and the Figure of Marcos

Without a doubt, the Zapatistas have been the social movement most followed and discussed by the media in Mexico. However, with the direct, armed insurrection over a long time ago, those without an interest may have believed the Zapatistas had … Continue reading

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