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Eduardo Galeano and the Zapatistas

“Indigenous people, it is plain to see, are only a problem for those who deny them the right to be who they are” – Eduardo Galeano Always on the side of the marginalised of Latin America and the wider world, … Continue reading

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MEXICO: CNTE, Zapatistas & CRAC-PC Unite Around Ayotzinapa

Three social movements that have represented the hopes of Mexican people for autonomy and justice in recent years have been the CNTE teaching union, the Zapatistas, and the community police forces of the CRAC-PC. Strongest in the southern states of … Continue reading

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MEXICO: Levels of Dignified Rage

Hundreds of thousands of people have marched through the streets of Mexico on numerous occasions since the disappearance of 43 students from a rural teacher training college towards the end of September in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero.[1] The initial cries were for … Continue reading

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Freedom for Mexico’s Political Prisoners

On August 21st 2014, events were held in Mexico, the USA, Costa Rica, Brazil, Australia, Argentina, and the Dominican Republic in solidarity with the Mexican prisoners who have been arrested for political motives since the 2012 inauguration of President Enrique … Continue reading

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MEXICO: CNTE returns to Zócalo

31-01-14 Mexico City – A Little over four months since they were violently evicted from the Zócalo (the main square of Mexico City), teachers from the CNTE union have returned to what is formally known as the “Constitution Square” to … Continue reading

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MEXICO: Violent Present for CNTE from Mancera

The camp-site of the teachers of the CNTE union near the Plaza de la República was cleared on the night of January 5th 2014 – an early present for the Día de los Reyes from Mexico City’s head of government … Continue reading

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Raise in Subway Costs in Mexico City

The raise in subway costs in Mexico City is very clearly a regressive tax.   The subsidy was never a benevolent government gift to the people. It was a service paid for by the tax of Mexican citizens. However, because … Continue reading

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MEXICO: PRD not on the Side of the People

The head of Mexico City’s government, Miguel Ángel Mancera Espinosa, warned that, before Monday, the streets surrounding the CNTE’s sit-in at the Monumento a la Revolución must be cleared, and that he does not plan to give them more time … Continue reading

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They Are Not ‘Delinquents’! (CNTE / Mexico)

In Mexico City, there are thousands of teachers standing up to the government. Around Mexico, there are hundreds of thousands. And the amount of support for them and opposition to the government is growing day by day. Yesterday, I met … Continue reading

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