Category Archives: Climate Change

MEXICO: Six Reasons Why Indigenous Communities Are Opposed to the San Cristóbal-Palenque Motorway

July 31st, 2014   In Chiapas, Mexico, there are plans to build a motorway between San Cristóbal de Las Casas and Palenque – two of the most important tourist sites in the state. The Department of Infrastructure and Communications in … Continue reading

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Protests against Oligopolies, Inequality, Mining, & Dispossession in the Mexican Countryside (#23JMX)

“…The rich man came and broke [my yoke-ring], He took off with all my corn, Without even leaving me enough to eat, And he presented me with my ‘bills’, … What a shameless boss! … My beloved said to me: … Continue reading

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MEXICO: We Need to Philosophise from an Indigenous Framework

Philosophising from Indigenous Communities: An Urgent Necessity   In Mexico, one of the main tasks for philosophers today is to deal with the country’s social reality, which in many ways finds itself in crisis. Mexican philosophy, therefore, unlike others, is … Continue reading

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The Inseparability of Environmentalism and Socialism

Climate change has almost undoubtedly been intensified by human action – and in particular by the reckless, money-driven actions of oligarchical governments and ruling capitalist classes. Environmental destruction, meanwhile, is clearly linked to human activity directly, such as mass deforestation, … Continue reading

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Summary of the “AN ATTACK ON US ALL” Campaign and Call to action

Originally posted on Blog of Zapatista Support Group Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand:
To signatories of the “AN ATTACK ON US ALL” Campaign and Call to Action: In response to the May 2, 2014 paramilitary attack on the Zapatista community of…

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Peace Camp in La Realidad Chiapas

Originally posted on dorset chiapas solidarity:
?  Peace Camp in La Realidad Chiapas To document acts of aggression against support bases of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation, the Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Human Rights Centre is installing a…

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The People’s Front and the Struggle against the Proyecto Integral Morelos (PIM)

On May 27th, six armed military vehicles and four Police trucks entered the towns of San Juan Amecac, Cohuecan, Acteopan and Amilcingo to protect the work of the Italian company in charge of the “Proyecto Integral Morelos” (PIM). The aim … Continue reading

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‘Democracy’ in the UK and Europe

For those unfamiliar with the main political parties in the UK, this is my rough summary:   ‘Left’ Labour – social democrats and ‘social’ capitalists of the so-called ‘third way’ (S&D in Europe) Lib Dems – social democrats focussed more … Continue reading

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The Reality Fund ~ Rebuilding the School and Clinic in La Realidad

Originally posted on Blog of Zapatista Support Group Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand:
On May 2, 2014, paramilitaries murdered the Zapatista teacher Galeano as he rushed to defend the school and health clinic in La Realidad. Fifteen other Zapatistas were seriously…

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A Call to Resist Unsustainable Capitalist Growth

In an article written in The Guardian, George Monbiot makes it clear that endless economic growth – whether driven by capitalist or so-called socialist governments – is inevitably destroying the world in which we live.   The problem, according to … Continue reading

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