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.
Raul Romero reflects on the what the Zapatista project for emancipation has meant for the rest of the world, and as the EZLN delegations prepare to visit the Other Europe, he introduces the seeds of a new world emerging on the European continent.
It was 27 years ago today when a ragtag army of poorly-armed Mayan peasants — wearing their signature red masks and giving land to those who needed it — first shouted the famous Zapatista slogan of “YA BASTA – Enough is enough!
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