Chiapas, Mexico

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Another World is Possible: Globalization and Anti-capitalism
McNally, David
Book
2002
A call-to-arms for progressive activists. McNally argues that capitalism is synonymous with imperialism and fundamentally incompatible with democracy.
Autonomy vs. the Mexican Party-State
Diaz-Polanco, Hector
Article
1998
The development of autonomous local governments in Mexico.
Chiapas Anti-Mining Organizer Murdered: Mariano Abarca Led a Growing Movement to Kick Canadian Mining Companies Out of Mexican Communities
Bricker, Kristin
Article
2009
Mariano Abarca Roblero, one of Mexico's most prominent anti-mining organizers, was shot to death on the evening of November 27, 2009, in front of his house in Chicomuselo, Chiapas. The incident comes ...
Chiapas Murder Draws Criticism of Canadian Mining in Mexico
Bricker, Kristin
Article
2009
The recent murder of Chiapan anti-mining organizer Mariano Abarca Roblero has drawn sharp criticism of Canadian mining in Mexico.
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Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Central America and the Caribbean.
Emergence: An Irresistible Global Uprising
Notes from Nowhere Collective
Article
2003
An Essay from the Book We Are Everywhere.
The Ghost of Anarcho-Syndicalism
Bookchin, Murray
Article
1992
The danger of modern anarchists of falling into the trap of anarcho-syndicalism.
Growing Poverty Is Shrinking Mexico's Rain Forest
Weiner, Tim
Article
2002
The struggle for land has started to pit the Zapatista rebel movement against ecologists who want to save the remains of the forest. The Zapatistas declared war on Mexico's government nearly nine year...
News & Letters: Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2006 - 2007
Article
2006
We aim to help fill the void on the question of "what happens after" by creatively rethinking and restating his concept of "revolution in permanence" for today.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 5, 2016: International Women's Day
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
In this issue of Other Voices, we mark International Women's Day. An article written by Alexandra Kollontai in 1920 talks about the early history of this event, which grew out of a proposal put forwar...
"Our Path Doesn't Depend on Media Coverage": The Zapatistas and Their Coming Strategy Together with Mexico's Original Peoples
Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
Article
2012
Communiqué from the Clandestine Revolutionary Indigenous Committee-General Command of the Zapatista National Liberation Army.
Rebellion in Chiapas: An historical reader
Womack Jr., John
Book
The revolutionary activities of the Zapatista Army for National Liberation have drawn attention to a 500-year struggle between the majority Mayan population and the Spanish and Mexican rulers of the r...
Tracking the News that Wasn't
Evans, Ron
Article
1996
A review of two books about media bias and censorship.
We are everywhere: The irresistable rise of global anticapitalism
Notes from Nowhere Collective
Book
2003
Global voices presenting alternative visions of democracy.
Why We Loved the Zapatistas
Sunkara, Bhaskar
Article
2011
It would be absurd to admonish the Zapatistas for failing to overcome generations of poverty in a single sweep, but is it too much to ask their privileged supporters abroad to pay more attention to th...
Wobblies & Zapatistas: Conversations on Anarchism, Marxism and Radical Theory
Lynd, Staughton; Grubacic, Andrej
Book
2008
Wobblies and Zapatistas offers readers an encounter between two generations and two traditions. Staughton Lynd and Andrej Grubacic meet in dialogue in an effort to bring together the anarchist and Mar...
Women up in Arms: Zapatistas and Rojava Kurds Embrace a New Gender Politics
Sáenz, Charlotte Maria
Article
2015
Resistance and strength manifest like weeds through cracks in Chiapas, Mexico and transnational Kurdistan where the respective Zapatista and Kurdish resistance movements are creating new gender relati...
Zapatista Communities: "Resistance and Rebellion Are Our Weapons"
Zapatistas
Article
2015
From May 2nd to May 9th the Zapatistas hosted a tribute to fallen comrades, a celebration of resistance, and a seminar to "provoke thought, reflection, critique." This article presents some of the wor...
Zapatista March: The Deafening Silence of Resurgence
Russo, Tim
Article
2012
The voiceless and the faceless are saying listen up! There is a forgotten Mexico here, a Mexico that is starving and disparate and the march, a silent march is an emblematic message in and of itself.
A Zapatista 'Seminar' in Chiapas
Rodgers, Christy
Article
2015
On the outskirts of San Cristobal de las Casas, famed colonial center of the southern state of Chiapas, over a thousand people from all over Mexico and beyond are attending a weeklong seminar "Critica...

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Rights Action
A charitable non-profit organization that supports grassroots work financially, technologically and through group networking in the global south, mostly Guatamala, Chiapas (Mexico), Honduras and Hait...

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An Experiment in Democracy - Book Review
La Botz, Dan
1999
Organizing Dissent: Unions, the State, and the Democratic Teachers' Movement in Mexico by Maria Lorena Cook. (University Park, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1996). Photographs, ap...
Police raid silences Chiapas community radio station
Sources News Release
2010
Police and judicial authorities in the southeastern state of Chiapas must explain a raid on Radio Proletaria, a community radio station in the city of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, in which arrests were made and ...

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Collective Reinventions
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Focusing on contemporary social movements in Mexico.