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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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The Zapatistas Prepare to Honor their Dead and Call for a Reality Check - Dissident Voice

The Zapatistas Prepare to Honor their Dead and Call for a Reality Check - Dissident Voice | real utopias | Scoop.it
Chiapas, Mexico — In May of last year, José Luis Solís López, a teacher in the Zapatista community of La Realidad (one of five affiliated communities of the now
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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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The Neo-Zapatistas: Twenty Years After

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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Zapatista Women's Revolutionary Law as it is lived today - Open Democracy

Zapatista Women's Revolutionary Law as it is lived today - Open Democracy | real utopias | Scoop.it


The capitalists had us believing this idea, their story that women are not valuable; that if a girl is born then she is worthless.

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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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The Neo-Zapatistas: Twenty Years After | Al Jazeera America

The Neo-Zapatistas: Twenty Years After | Al Jazeera America | real utopias | Scoop.it

On January 1, 2015, the Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional (EZLN) will celebrate the twentieth anniversary of its uprising in Chiapas. In anticipation, they are engaging in a self-appraisal. In April, in the official outlet of the EZLN, Rebeldía Zapatista, Insurgent Subcommandant Moisés has published an editorial about the "war against forgetting." He says that in a mere nineteen years, the struggle of the EZLN has "kept at bay" (toreado) the evil system that has been oppressing the indigenous peoples for 520 years.

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The Roots Of Global Revolt: The 20th Anniversary Of NAFTA & Zapitistas - The Real News Network

The Roots Of Global Revolt: The 20th Anniversary Of NAFTA & Zapitistas - The Real News Network | real utopias | Scoop.it

It’s the 20 year anniversary of the January 1, 1994 Zapatista uprising and I’m looking back on the last two decades with gratitude to the people in communities in Chiapas whose thoughtful rebellion opened up a hopeful new political space in the world and a new cycle of movements. I’m also grateful to amazing comrades I have had the honor to collaborate with in the last two decades of furthering the rebellion begun in Chiapas in North America and beyond; Direct Action Network and global justice comrades, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Occupy, Idle No More and friends in Bolivia, Argentina and everywhere.

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