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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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How the Mexican Revolution Forged a Friendship Between Mexico and Texas - KUT

How the Mexican Revolution Forged a Friendship Between Mexico and Texas - KUT | real utopias | Scoop.it
From Texas Standard: Big time Hollywood actors like Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda and Antonio Banderas, have immortalized some of the stories of the Mexican
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Mexicans occupy police academy to protest students' kidnapping

Mexicans occupy police academy to protest students' kidnapping | real utopias | Scoop.it
Demonstrators parked vehicles in front of the University Institute of Police Science to denounce the failure of the state police to aid the 43 students from Ayotzinapa teachers college who were abducted Sept.
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Mexico's Renewables Revolution Creates Tension - IEEE Spectrum

Mexico's Renewables Revolution Creates Tension - IEEE Spectrum | real utopias | Scoop.it
Demand for wind energy brings opportunities to engineers but angers some locals
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The disappeared students and Mexico's deepening political crisis - World Socialist Web Site

The disappeared students and Mexico's deepening political crisis - World Socialist Web Site | real utopias | Scoop.it
The disappearance of 43 rural teaching students has contributed to a growing popular rejection of the major political parties in Mexico.
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Keeping Mexico's Revolutionary Fires Alive - New York Times

Keeping Mexico's Revolutionary Fires Alive - New York Times | real utopias | Scoop.it
A small teacher training college has been at the center of a national crisis in Mexico since 43 of its students disappeared after a violent confrontation with the police.
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Interview with Noam Chomsky on the Crisis in Central America and Mexico

Interview with Noam Chomsky on the Crisis in Central America and Mexico | real utopias | Scoop.it
Chomsky discusses the past, present and future of Latin American politics. 
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Zapata and the Zapatistas: Today's continuing struggle - San Francisco Bay View

Zapata and the Zapatistas: Today's continuing struggle - San Francisco Bay View | real utopias | Scoop.it

By 1910, Mexican President Porfirio Diaz solidified his place in the annals of Mexican history. As an elitist oligarch, he corruptly governed the country with a crony-ite unashamedness that was reinforced by the caudillo (chieftain-type strongman) support base he espoused.

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Indigenous governance system provides a model for community defense in Mexico - Free Speech Radio News

Indigenous governance system provides a model for community defense in Mexico - Free Speech Radio News | real utopias | Scoop.it

Armed self-defense efforts in the Mexican state of Michoacán have opened a debate about about what Mexican citizens can do to protect themselves against violent drug cartels in a country where arms ownership is heavily restricted. Citizen militias in the states Tierra Caliente region have attracted international media attention and led to the formation of an officially recognized “rural police” force. But in the highlands of the state’s indigenous Purhépecha region, a similar effort has already marked three years of armed, community self-defense… but under a system of traditional indigenous law-enforcement and accountability. Andalusia Knoll has more from Mexico.

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The Neo-Zapatistas: Twenty Years After - América Latina en Movimiento

On January 1, 2014, the Ejército Zapatista de Libéración Nacional (EZLN) celebrated the twentieth anniversary of its uprising in Chiapas. This year, they are engaging in a self-appraisal. In April, in the official outlet of the EZLN, Rebeldía Zapatista, Insurgent Subcommandant Moisés published an editorial about the “war against forgetting.” He says that in a mere nineteen years, the struggle of the EZLN has “held in check” (toreado) the evil system that has been oppressing the indigenous peoples for 520 years.

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Looking Back at the Mexican Revolution - Dissident Voice

Looking Back at the Mexican Revolution - Dissident Voice | real utopias | Scoop.it

The Mexican Revolution by Adolfo Gilly is an exhaustive analysis of the Mexican Revolution from a Marxist perspective. Gilly, himself a revolutionary, was introduced to this history while incarcerated at Mexico’s infamous Lecumberri prison in the 1960s. Friedrich Katz describes the radical milieu in the foreword:

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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation