In response to Mexico’s election of Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO), the Zapatista Army for National Liberation (EZLN) has announced a new era in its now-25 year long “war against oblivion.” The Autonomy Solidarity organization explains that the Zapatista are “At great risk” now that the Mexican state is under the leadership of AMLO, who […]
“There will be profound changes, but they’ll come in accordance with the established legal order. There will be freedom for businesses. In terms of economics, we’ll respect the Banco de Mexico’s autonomy. The new government will maintain fiscal and financial responsibility. It will recognize the contracts with national and foreign companies and banks.” This was […]
The Zapatistas and National Indigenous Congress (CNI) held an assembly in May in which they chose María de Jesús Patricio Martínez, a Nahua indigenous healer, as their spokesperson and presidential candidate for the 2018 elections in Mexico. Patricio’s candidacy and radical vision for Mexico challenges conventional politics and marks a new phase for the Zapatista […]
Este artículo está disponible en español aquí On October 13, the 500 delegates of the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) reached complete consensus on the proposal presented by the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) at the opening of the fifth Congress three days earlier: the CNI will collectively enter the 2018 Mexican presidential race with […]
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