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Rebellion Spreads in Mexico After a Police Massacre

oaxaca-resists“We will not pardon or forget.”

Mexican police brutally attack Oaxaca’s striking teachers

Oaxaca riot cops busTen years after the Oaxaca Commune of 2006, teachers in the Mexican state are back on the barricades — and once again the state responds with brute force.

by Scott Campbell, ROAR Magazine, June 21, 2016

in a statement released on Friday, June 17, the Zapatistas posed the following questions regarding the ongoing national teachers’ strike in Mexico:
“They have beaten them, gassed them, imprisoned them, threatened them, fired them unjustly, slandered them, and declared a de facto state-of-siege in Mexico City. What’s next? Will they disappear them? Will they murder them? Seriously? The ‘education’ reform will be born upon the blood and cadavers of the teachers?”
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Yes to Mother Earth ~ No to Mining

Ancestral pride logo Colourby Ancestral Pride, Oct 17, 2015

Crow and I have been engaged in a battle with the mining giant Imperial Metals for almost a decade now. We have been beat up by cops, harassed by cops, targeted at rallies, and been fierce in our no compromise stance against any mining in our territory and definitely no mining our sacred mountain Chitaapi! Read the rest of this entry

Insurgent Mexico

“Mexico presents special concerns. It is vital to Mexican & US security that existing & Zapatista women fighterincipient insurgent movements be examined, understood & resolved. This is an undertaking as complex & challenging as any in Latin America, which forms a backdrop to what may be happening in Mexico.”

Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, “Mexico’s Other Insurgents,” Military Review, June-July 1997 Read the rest of this entry