If Brazil’s left aims to be effective beyond electoral purposes, base-building must be paired with politicizing efforts so that the masses can become political subjects, rather than just political objects. […]
Since Guatemalan law prohibits the unauthorized removal of river water, people in surrounding communities claim that their rivers have been “kidnapped.” But the people are fighting back to free them. […]
Today was her birthday. Berta Cáceres would have turned 46 years old today, but instead of gathering to celebrate her birthday, people have been gathering to mark the anniversary of her death. A lifelong organizer […]
Guatemala’s indigenous communities have worked tirelessly to recuperate their communal lands in the 20 years since the end of the country’s 36-year-long internal armed conflict. But these communities have faced the constant threat of dispossession […]
Pension giant TIAA is leading a global wave of deforestation and the destruction of small farmers’ livelihoods.
A coalition of indigenous Mexican communities has announced the creation its own, parallel government with the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN). Dubbed the Indigenous Governing Council (CGI), the parallel government will aim to promote […]
“…commemorating resistance and rebellion also means ratifying our decision to continue to live, constructing hope for a future that is only possible upon the ruins of capitalism. … This is the time of dignified rebellion, […]
It’s not everyday that a guerrilla movement hosts an alternative art festival, but that’s exactly what just happened in southern Mexican city of San Cristobal, in the state of Chiapas. From July 23 to 30, over a thousand artists from 45 countries flocked to the city’s outskirts to participate in CompArte for Humanity, a festival of art, poetry and music organized by the left-wing militant group, the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN).