New Forms of Revolution (Part 1): The Lacandona Commune

December 31, 2013 Gustavo Esteva 0

The main challenge in Mexico today is to resist a wave of violence that is dispossessing and oppressing people, and which may precipitate increasingly brutal state repression and even a vicious civil war. At the same time, we need to connect the points of resistance, giving them an organizational form adapted to their nature. What is needed is to build a political force that can stop the ongoing disaster, prevent its continuation, and begin to reorganize society from the bottom-up.


Drone Use Soars in Latin America, Remains Widely Unregulated

December 19, 2013 Diego Cupolo 0

As manufactures promote the infinite capabilities of domestic drones they are specifically targeting developing markets in Latin America for the martial use of drones in law enforcement and military operations. In response, human rights groups are raising concerns over these fast-evolving technologies, citing the potential for abuse by various state agencies.


The EZLN – A Look at its History (Part 1): The Guerrilla Nucleus

November 17, 2013, marked the 30th anniversary of the formation of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN), and on January 1, 2014 they will celebrate 20 years since their first public appearance. As a form of tribute to the men and women who made that cry of ENOUGH (YA BASTA) echo worldwide, today we start a series of installments which try to look at the history of the actors who linked together to give rise to the EZLN.


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