Zapatista News & Analysis from CHIAPAS SUPPORT COMMITTEE

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Zapatista News & Analysis

!. The Hour of Disobedience– Gustavo Esteva says that the need for a savior, or strong leader, has its origins in colonialism. He uses Trump as an example, as well as an example from Mexico. This is a must read!

En español: http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2017/07/17/opinion/017a2pol

2. Indigenous Me’phaa set precedent in victory over mining project– The community of Júba Wajiín in the state of Guerrero obtained a legal order protecting their territory from mining on the basis of the mining company’s failure to engage in prior consultation with the communities. Excellent article from Hermann Bellinghausen!

En español: http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2017/07/15/politica/010n1pol

3. The Pro-Capitalist Left – Another excellent analysis from Gustavo Esteva, who says: “Fighting against capital is now an issue of survival because of what it does to the environment…”

En español: http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2017/07/03/opinion/019a1pol

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