Tag Archives: 4T

Counterinsurgencies

Gilberto López y Rivas studies the forms and modes of counterinsurgency in the terrritories of the EZLN and Mexican southeast, finding its roots in the predominantly U.S. strategies that have devastated populations across the globe for over 100 years.

The South Resists!

Under the current government of the so-called “Fourth Transformation” (4T), the south of Mexico has witnessed the ongoing pillage and plunder of its natural resources, a humanitarian crisis of migrants and refugees, an explosion of violence, organized crime and paramilitary activity, in tandem with the forced displacement and criminalization of individuals and collectives in resistance. In response to this catastrophic panorama, the Assembly of Indigenous Peoples of the Oaxacan Isthmus in Defense of Land and Territory (APIIDTT), together with other collectives in Mexico and abroad, announces the “International Caravan and Encounter The South Resists”, to be held from April 25th to May 7th .

Militarized Security

by Raúl Romero

The crisis of violence in Mexico is in part a consequence of the neoliberal model which, among other things, has been accompanied by the militarization of security and societies. That is why the battle for demilitarization is fundamental if we are truly against this model, and if we wish to chart a different course.

Coffee, the Woodsman and the Bear

by Luis Hernández Navarro The small coffee growers are upset and disappointed with the federal government. They reproach the federal government for unduly granting privileges to the transnational Nestlé. They are also angry that the government has refused to dialogue and agree with them on fundamental issues of the industry. According to the Veracruz Commission […]