Tag Archives: EZLN

The Wanderings of Orcao

by Raúl Romero For more than 20 years, the Regional Organization of Coffee Growers of Ocosingo (Orcao) has constantly attacked the EZLN  bases of support communities. In the past three years, the attacks have intensified. The aggressions have been varied: insults, amenazas, beatings, kidnappings, theft, shootings, fires, torture, dispossession of lands, forced displacement… The denunciations […]

Gustavo Esteva and the Horizon of Intelligibility

At the foot of the majestic ceiba tree, in the humid sunny mornings and dusk of La Realidad, in the Lacandon jungle, where advisors and guests of the EZLN waited to meet with the commanders, Gustavo Esteva would talk for hours with other advisors.

On the Death of Jtatik Samuel Ruiz García

We post this historical communique for the 11th anniversary of jTatik Samuel Ruiz. “Don Samuel is gone, but many remain, many others who, within and because of the Catholic Christian faith, struggle for an earthly world that is more just, a freer, and a more democratic, that is, a better world.”