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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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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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