Autonomy

Femicide as a Symptom

So many women murdered. What is going on? Where does this criminal impulse to choose the imminent femicide, whether directed at women by chance or for personal reasons, come from? We can allow ourselves to call the phenomenon an epidemic. Could it be a contagious disease?

Autonomy and Dignity Don’t Depend On Numbers

The support bases of the EZLN in Nuevo San Gregorio showed us that resistance is not for a day or a year. It is a way of living life. It is not a struggle to obtain something material, or to obtain personal or collective advantages. Even less for immediate results. The struggle is to continue being peoples who are different from hegemonic capitalism. And for dignity.

Militarization Increases Violence and Perpetuates Violations of Human Rights and Territories of the Peoples – Frayba

Despite election promises to remove the Armed Forces from the streets and from roles in public security and the fight against organized crime, this term of office of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has witnessed continued militarization. In his ongoing love affair with the military, AMLO has given control of railways, ports and airports to the Armed Forces.

Journey for Life, “Pathways” to New Encounters

This week sees the opening of a new cultural center in San Cristobal de Las Casas, “Sendas” (pathways). This joint venture of Schools for Chiapas and Imaginarte seeks to offer a space to share information about the cultures and histories of indigenous peoples in resistance in Chiapas to promote a center for learning, exchange and arts.

As part of the inaugural process, Uruguayan author Raul Zibechi will present his latest publication “Mundos otros y pueblos en movimiento” (Other Worlds and Peoples in Movement) in Sendas on Sunday, September 11th.

Mandar Obedeciendo: La Ruptura del Cerco | Governing by Obeying: The Breaking of the Siege

Gilberto López y Rivas explores autonomy and the meaning of self-government according to the Zapatistas. Cada tanto surgen hombres y mujeres que piensan por los demás; que se rebelan para exigir tierra y libertad. (Apuntes del curso La Libertad según l@s Zapatistas) Every so often there are men and women who rise up to think for others; who rebel to demand land and freedom. (Notes from the course Freedom According to the The Zapatistas)

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