Luis Hernandez Navarro reflects on the imperative of autonomy, and on the detriment of its antithesis – State indigenist policy.
“Going on the offensive” to protect territory and community means activating a culture of care. Daliri Oropeza gives us another glimpse from the Fifth Assembly of the CNI.
Sharing testimonies from the Solidarity Caravans organized by Ajmaq Network of Resistance and Rebllion, Raul Zibechi reports on the ongoing war of attrition against Zapatista communities in Moisés Gandhi and Nuevo San Gregorio.
They [the Zapatistas] express their firm conviction in respect for difference, given that there are many worlds that live and struggle in the world. Humanity’s similarity lies in its diversity, which is why all pretension of homogeneity and hegemony goes against the essence of being human: freedom. What allows us to advance is not imposing looks, steps, company, paths or destinations, but listening and looking upon the other who, distinct and different from us, has the same vocation of freedom and justice.
Magdalena Gómez analyzes the other pandemic wreaking havoc on the lives of indigenous people throughout Mexico.