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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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MEXICO: San Andrés and the Unresolved Dialogue

If the San Andrés Accords at any point reflected the Mexican government’s decision to allow and contribute to the construction of indigenous autonomy, it certainly didn’t transform into reality. Instead, the pathways of dialogue became narrower and narrower. These negotiations … Continue reading

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