Blogging for Chiapas

Zapatista health promoter and herbalist in Aldama, Chiapas.

Supporting Zapatista Survival of COVID-19

Between March and August 2020, we successfully reached our beginning goal of over TWO MILLION MEXICAN PESOS (that’s over $90,000 USD!!). Now these funds are being used by the indigenous Zapatista communities in Chiapas to help fight the pandemic. Unfortunately, there is still much to do since the needs remain almost endless, so we are making plans for the long-term. Could you join our volunteer team and help out from home?

Sun Tzu under the pillow

Raul Zibechi looks at the indigenous movements, the Zapatistas and others, through the wise words of 5th century warrior, Sun Tzu.

The Fall of Cristopher Columbus

October 12 (previously designated Columbus Day) marks a major shift in in consciousness that began decades ago, with the recovery of memory and the true Histories of America. Herman Bellinghausen tells the story, counterposing in with AMLO’s paternalistic and hipocritical rhetoric.