Blog of Zapatista Support Group Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand

By: Gustavo Esteva


Words are not enough. None of them manage to get close to the magnitude and profundity of the impact. The spirit is not ready to take in something like [what has happened] in Gaza.

We must get to the bottom of the issue. It is an easy solution to attribute everything to a psychopathic tyrant, although there is one. The recent survey which indicates that 75 percent of the residents of Israel support what is being done may or may not be valid. But there is no doubt that a substantial portion of the population of that country bacs the policy which today reaches this unbearable extreme.

We are not speaking of blame, but rather of responsibility. It is what the new generations of Germans have had to accept: they hold no blame for what their parents or grandparents did, but they must accept their responsibility. And…

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About Oso Sabio

Independent author and poet writing about the Rojava Revolution, the autonomous Zapatista communities in Chiapas, and other examples of libertarian socialist and anti-capitalist resistance. Catch me on Twitter at @ososabiouk. Also known as Ed Sykes and Marcos Villa.
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