Tag Archives: Corruption

BRAZIL: Football and Capitalism

We have all seen the massive street protests that have erupted throughout Brazil in the run up to the 2014 World Cup. Protesters have criticised the excessive spending on the competition and the corruption involved – all amidst government austerity … Continue reading

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MEXICO: The Right of Citizens to Arm Themselves

Community police forces and Autodefensas (self-defence forces) have appeared in eleven Mexican states, in what has been not only an important national event but also an international event. Not every day do people decide to arm themselves. Much less do … Continue reading

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“Raise your voice” to end the fighting in Michoacán

San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, January 23, 2014 The civil society organisation Las Abejas of Acteal [a pacifist group from Chiapas fighting alongside the Zapatistas for justice and against neoliberalism since 1992] called on people to raise their voices … Continue reading

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MEXICO: New Year News from Mexico’s Drug Cartels

As an overview of Mexican politics, and an explanation for why the Zapatistas continue to build their own political structures outside of the control of the Mexican state and the civilians have organised themselves into community police forces (autodefensas), here … Continue reading

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