We are witnessing an exercise of political imagination, of creative resistance, of autonomy, of ruling by obeying. A process that is not exempt from contradictions, but one that does not stop betting on the construction of an alternative beyond capitalism. Long live the caracoles.
In a follow up to his earlier piece, Raúl Romero sketches just a few examples among so many in Mexico: Cartography of Hope and Resistance. “Moved by different causes, these organizations are building pockets of resistance and sometimes even zones free from dispossession and organized crime, and although they are not exempt from harassment and persecution by the real and formal powers, they continue to build bridges and construct a cartography of hope.”