Category Archives: Latinoamérica

Expressions of Solidarity in Memory of Galeano

Free Media – May 24th, 2014, Caracol I, La Realidad, Chiapas   After reading the main memorial document for Galeano, Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés told attendees in La Realidad that they could visit his grave to express solidarity with his family, … Continue reading

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Galeano Lives On (Poem)

Darkness fills the jungle, As the branches block out the light, Sweat drips from his forehead, As his mind prepares to fight,   Silence falls as he pauses for breath, But the storm awaits…   A leaf on the ground … Continue reading

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The Transformative Power of the Struggle, Dignity, and Autonomy of the Zapatistas (#GaleanoLives)

“It was pain and rage that made us challenge everyone and everything 20 years ago, and it is pain and rage that are once again forcing us to lace up our boots, put on our uniforms, strap on our guns, … Continue reading

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The “Biopower” of the New PRI

In 1957, Octavio Paz (whose centenary we celebrate this year) published one of the greatest poems in the Spanish language of the 20th century – Piedra de Sol (The Sun Stone). Inspired by the Aztec Calendar and the 584 days … Continue reading

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Pain and Rage: The Zapatista Response to Aggression

After the violent attack on the Zapatista community of La Realidad over a week ago, Subcomandante Marcos spoke out in a note entitled “Pain and Rage” on May 8th, 2014. “In the 20th year of the war against oblivion”, the … Continue reading

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CNI Calls for Justice for Galeano and End to Anti-Zapatista Aggression

(Taken from http://mexicovoices.blogspot.mx/2014/05/mexico-punishment-of-murderers-of.html ) The National Indigenous Congress (CNI) demanded an end to the war against our Zapatista brothers and sisters, and the punishment of the those responsible for the ambush, on May 2, that killed Jose Luis Solis Lopez, … Continue reading

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The War against Zapatistas and the Role of the Media

“War [as waged by the State] claims neither to kill, threaten, nor destroy; it is the people who clash and fight among themselves. As violence grows in given regions, War argues that it is the fault of the communities who … Continue reading

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Resistance Is Fertile

Resistance Is Fertile A collection of political poetry. The poems in this book speak about the social and economic conditions in today’s world (and yesterday’s). They are dedicated to the exploited of our planet and to those who seek to … Continue reading

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VENEZUELA: Perspective and Dialogues

A number of articles about the Venezuelan crisis have already been posted on this blog. In this post, I would like to share some words from my comrades at Alborada in relation to the events of the last few months. … Continue reading

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What are the Mexican Autodefensas and Community Police Forces?

In around 5% of Mexican territory – at least 11 states and 106 municipalities – there are community self-defence groups, which have grown in response to extortion and violence at the hands of drug traffickers. Around 77% of these groups … Continue reading

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