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Coordination of the Kurdish Women’s Movement: Letter from Kurdish Women’s Movement to Spokeswoman of Indigenous Governing Council

in Decomposition of State and Representative Institutions/Global Eliminationist War/What Is To Be Done

This article was originally published on Avispa. For María de Jesús Patricio Martínez, representative of the indigenous people of Mexico and the National Indigenous Congress CNI. First of all, we want to send our deepest respect and revolutionary greetings to our Mexican sister, from the mountains of Kurdistan to the Sierra Madre mountain range beyond…

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Swearing in of the Indigenous Governing Council and its Spokeswoman

in Expressions of Crisis/Global Eliminationist War/What Is To Be Done

This is a transcript of the swearing in ceremony, which took place on May 28, 2017 at the CIDECI-UNITIERRA in Chiapas, Mexico. “Compañeras, compañeros, we now ask everyone to please rise. Please remove your hats. We are now going to do the swearing in and take the oath by which we are formally constituting this Indigenous…

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CNI/EZLN: And the Earth Trembled! A Report From the Epicenter…

in Decomposition of State and Representative Institutions/Expressions of Crisis/What Is To Be Done

This communique was originally published by Enlace Zapatista. To the Originary Peoples of Mexico: To Civil Society of Mexico and the World: To the National and International Sixth: To the Free Media: Brothers and Sisters: This is the time of the originary peoples, the time for us to replant and rebuild ourselves. It is time to…

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CNI/EZLN: May the Earth Tremble at Its Core

in Decomposition of State and Representative Institutions/Environmental Destruction/Expressions of Crisis/Mass Dispossession/What Is To Be Done

This communique was originally published by Enlace Zapatista. To the people of the world: To the free media: To the National and International Sixth: Convened for the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the National Indigenous Congress and the living resistance of the originary peoples, nations, and tribes of this country called Mexico, of the languages…

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Carlos Gonzales: The National Indigenous Congress, a space of encounter and unity

in What Is To Be Done

Originally published in Spanish by La Jornada. Thirty years have passed since the creation of the National Council of Indigenous Peoples (Consejo Nacional de Pueblos Indígenas) in 1975. Of course, that organization and the supreme councils that constituted it were President Echeverría’s idea; their purpose was never to ensure the recognition of any indigenous rights.…

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CNI/EZLN: The Time Has Come

in Collapse of Knowledge/Decomposition of State and Representative Institutions/Desertification of Subjective Life/Economic Crisis/Environmental Destruction/Expressions of Crisis/Global Eliminationist War/Mass Dispossession/What Is To Be Done

This communique was originally published by Enlace Zapatista. To To the People of Mexico, To the Peoples of the World, To the Media, To the National and International Sixth, We send our urgent word to the world from the Constitutive Assembly for the Indigenous Governing Council, where we met as peoples, communities, nations, and tribes of…

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Alvaro Reyes: Zapatismo: Other Geographies Circa the “End of the World”

in Decomposition of State and Representative Institutions/Economic Crisis/Expressions of Crisis/Global Eliminationist War/What Is To Be Done

Originally Published by Society and Space.   Introduction: the walking dead As daylight broke across the Southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas on 21 December 2012, news cameras fixated on the throngs of tourists that had overtaken the state to witness the ‘end of the world’ purportedly predicted by the ancient Maya. Yet in the cities of…

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Carlos Fazio: The Indigenous Council, Marichuy, and 2018

in Expressions of Crisis/What Is To Be Done

Originally published in Spanish by La Jornada. In pre-electoral times and in the shadow of state fraud in the recent gubernatorial elections in Coahuila and the State of Mexico, the clock of the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) and the Zapatista Army for National Liberation (EZLN) marks the hour of the peoples in resistance: the hour of…

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Gilberto Lopez y Rivas: Seven reasons to support the proposal of the CNI-EZLN

in What Is To Be Done

Originally published in Spanish by La Jornada. Since the publication of the proposal agreed upon by the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) and the Zapatista Army for National Liberation (EZLN) to form an Indigenous Governing Council for Mexico whose spokeswoman will be registered as an independent candidate for the presidential elections in 2018, many adherents to…

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James Boggs: Towards a New Concept of Citizenship

in Collapse of Knowledge/Decomposition of State and Representative Institutions/What Is To Be Done

This pamphlet was accessed from the Boggs Center’s website. This speech was selected, edited, and prepared for publication by Alternatives, Detroit based organization which no longer exists. They wrote the introduction, did most of the basic work involved, and have financed its publication. Introduction This pamphlet was originally a speech given by James Boggs to…

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