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Zapatista revolutionaries launch campaign to support deported/detained immigrants globally

The Zapatista movement in Mexico has launched a campaign to help financially support immigrants persecuted and deported by US President Donald Trump. But the focus of the campaign isn’t a protest march. It’s delicious organic coffee. The coffee is available to … Continue reading

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Zapatistas communique (in full) re. fake ‘guerrilla’ attack on teachers

Ten trucks, laden with 200 masked Zapatista guerillas, arrived in the Mexican city of San Cristobal, Chiapas, on Wednesday, where teachers, all members of the CNTE (National Coordinator of Education Workers) union, were protesting against neo-liberal education reforms and the … Continue reading

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Mexico: police shoot dead 8 teachers; communique from the Zapatistas

At least eight people were killed in clashes in southern Mexico over last weekend when police and members of a teachers’ union faced off in violent confrontations. Violence erupted on Sunday when police dislodged protesters blocking a highway in the … Continue reading

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Zapatistas issue new communique (“Where people command and government obeys”)

The EZLN – otherwise known as the Zapatistas – have issued a new communique, which is published below. The communique provides an update on their anarchist social revolution – the community projects, the schools. the health services and other social … Continue reading

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The social revolutionary thread that links the Zapatistas of Mexico & the Kurds of Rojava

A gathering of Zapatista women Despite being continents apart, the struggles of the Kurds and Zapatistas share a common purpose – to resist capitalism, liberate women and build autonomy – and a common ideology. We have extensively covered what is … Continue reading

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Zapatistas (Mexico) urge social revolution: “Where others destroy, we rebuild”

At the beginning of this year the Zapatistas of Chiapas, Mexico, concluded a two week congress – a gathering of  indigenous peoples in multiple locations in the province – to reconfirm their resolve to organise and live according to the … Continue reading

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Russell Brand and social anarchism: “creating our own system”

Despite being seen as a ‘celebrity’ and contrary to the cynical comments of pundits, Russell Brand – recently voted 4th in a survey on the ‘most influential thinkers in the world’ – has proved he is no mere ideologue in … Continue reading

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