Chiapas Support Committee (CSC) News & Announcements – EARTHQUAKE DONATIONS NEEDED

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Chiapas Support Committee (CSC) News & Announcements

1. Waffles & Zapatismo Classes – The next 2 classes on Zapatismo are scheduled for September 23 and October 21, 2017. Classes are held from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. in the lower level (basement) of the Omni Commons, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland. Waffles and Zapatista coffee will welcome you!

Zapatista News & Analysis

!. A call to support the earthquake victims of Chiapas with tenderness– The Chiapas Support Committee is asking for donations to help earthquake recovery in Chiapas. We’re sending funds to the Digna Ochoa Human Rights Center in Tonalá, Chiapas, an area that was hit hard and severely damaged. The Digna Ochoa Center works with adherents to the EZLN’s 6th Declaration and some autonomous communities in the affected area. Please read our call for details on the earthquake damage and to make your donation. Muchas Gracias/Many Thanks!

2. CNI Comunicado on the Earthquake in Chiapas and Oaxaca– The National Indigenous Congress (CNI) asks for solidarity with the people affected by the 8.2 Earthquake in Chiapas and Oaxaca. The earthquake struck on September 7, causing at least 100 deaths, hundreds of thousands homeless and its damages affected over one million people.

En español: http://www.congresonacionalindigena.org/2017/09/09/comunicado-del-cni-la-solidaridad-los-pueblos-afectados-sismo-denunciando-la-continuidad-del-despojo-capitalista/

3.The subjects of revolutionary waves are the movements, not the States – Raúl Zibechi is interviewed about his new book “Changing the world from above,” with the subtitle The limits of progressivism. He talks about some factors leading to the defeat of several progressive governments in Latin America and also talks about revolution, concluding that revolutionary waves are always born from below; they don’t come from a government.

En español: http://www.fmlacaterva.com.ar/2017/07/raul-zibechi-los-sujetos-de-las-oleadas.html

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