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Bishop Samuel Ruiz on Injustice, Political Consciousness & the Zapatista Uprising

Speaking in 2004 about the Zapatistas, Bishop Samuel Ruiz echoed what Raúl Vera said in the article https://ososabiouk.wordpress.com/2014/02/27/bishop-vera-on-the-ezln-their-proposal-is-peace/ about the injustices perpetuated by the Mexican government and the role of progressive Catholics in encouraging a greater political consciousness among indigenous communities. … Continue reading

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Interview with Julián Gómez del Castillo

Presentation of the ‘Campaign for Justice in North-South Relations’ Elche (Alicante) 1990   “At this moment, for every 100 people in the world, 74 suffer from hunger. The causes are very clear and internationally recognised.   Firstly, the system of … Continue reading

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Jesus the Radical

The Latin word radix means “root”, and is where we get the word ‘radical’. The Peasants’ Revolt in England in 1381 showed that people have a boiling point. It showed that the toleration of oppression, corruption, exploitation, and injustice had … Continue reading

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