Miguel Concha: A Good Man

In a nation where the social movement is highly fragmented and divided, Miguel Concha was a personality of unity and consensus; in a country where corruption is rampant, Father Concha was an indisputable ethical reference. Luis Hernandez Navarro recounts the legacy of a man devoted to human rights.

Demand to the Mexican State for Immediate Search for and Presentation Alive of Community Leader Antonio Díaz and Lawyer Ricardo Lagunes

Please sign this urgent action from Frayba for the presentation alive of Antonio Díaz Valencia, leader of the indigenous community of Aquila, and of lawyer Ricardo Arturo Lagunes Gasca (the lawyer Ricardo). Frayba is one of the organizations that Ricardo has worked with in Chiapas, an organization that Schools for Chiapas collaborates with in the recruitment of civil observers.

Comandanta Ramona: The First of Many Steps

On October 12, 1996, in the Zocalo of the Capital in front of thousands of people, a tiny woman with a giant heart, bright eyes and a sincere gaze, dressed in a white Tsotsil huipil with red embroidery and with her face covered by a balaclava, took the microphone and pronounced an important message: “I am Comandante Ramona, of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation. I am the first of many steps of the Zapatistas to Mexico City  and to everywhere in in Mexico. We hope that you will all walk with us.”

History of Christiania: A Commune in Denmark

Christiania is one of the oldest and most long-lasting autonomous anarchist communities in Europe. We are delighted to have Ole Lykke here in San Cristóbal in Chiapas. He will give a presentation about the community on Thursday at 6 pm in Sendas. You can find out more about the history of Christiania here.

Immigrants with Resources, Welcome

At the foot of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor, the Sephardic American poet Emma Lazarus described the ideals of immigration policy of an earlier era in the U.S.: “Send me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” Today the famous line would have to be updated: “Send me your wealthy classes, your educated sectors and your oligarchs willing to invest.”

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