‘Critical Thought Versus the Capitalist Hydra’ Seminar

The Grand Theft of Seeds

Silvia Ribeiro describes yet another aspect of the war on life waged by transnational corporations. This week from December 2-8, marked the global campaign against the privatization of seed and the UPOV (International Union for the Protection of Plant Varieties. #StopUPOV

Chronicle of the Seminar

During the seminar ‘Critical Thought Versus the Capitalist Hydra’, organized by the Zapatistas at CIDECI (Universidad de La Tierra, Chiapas), May 3 – 9, 2015, Clara Membrilla kept a daily chronicle of events in Spanish. Schools for Chiapas is pleased to share her work with you, which serves as a useful synopsis of the seminar and the main issues and questions raised during it. Cronica dia 1 Cronica dia 2 Cronica dia 3 Cronica dia 4 Cronica dia 5 Cronica dia 6


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