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When rebellion is child’s play: John Holloway on the zapatistas

John Holloway has been a keen observer of the zapatista movement since its beginning, and we share two reflections by him, as a closing contribution on the mexican revolution, or revolutions, both past and present.

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Creating indigenous autonomies: The zapatistas of Chiapas

In continuity with our recent post on the mexican revolution, we share a rich article on the present day zapatista movement of Chiapas by Tikva Honig-Parnass, posted on Roarmag. Our concern here is not to politically evaluate the movement (we … Continue reading

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Tierra y libertad: The Mexican Revolution

Rise, all of you, as one man! In the hands of all are tranquility [sic], well-being, liberty, the satisfaction of all healthy appetites. But we must not leave ourselves to the guidance of directors. Let each be master of himself. … Continue reading

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The long and winding May of 1968 (2): The student rebellion in Mexico

Our May 68 takes us to Mexico …

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A wall of exclusion and domination

The actual physical borderland that I’m dealing with … is the Texas-U.S Southwest/Mexican border. The psychological borderlands, the sexual borderlands and the spiritual borderlands are not particular to the Southwest. In fact, the Borderlands are physically present wherever two or … Continue reading

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Oaxaca teachers strike: Protest and echoes of insurrection

From Roarmag, we share below a report on the militant teachers strike in Oaxaca, mexico, which the State authorities  seem determined to crush by whatever means necessary.  With the toll of detained, wounded and killed rising, what seems to be … Continue reading

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The metamorphosis of a student movement: #YoSoy132

Interview with Enrique Polanca of #YoSoy132, by Lorena Aguilar for Kaos en la Red (Domingo, 22 de Julio de 2012 02:10) …

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A Mexican Spring: Yo Soy 132

What began as a university student protest against the visit of the PRI candidate to the upcoming mexican presidential elections has quickly grown into a movement whose demands/desires echo so much that has been seen over the last year, from … Continue reading

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