If all of the elements mentioned in Note I (anti-blackness, de-industrialization, financialization, gentrification, displacement, increasing inequality, etc.) are particular determinations of the larger situation we are living today in the U.S., it seems that all of them have been slowly congealing—as... »

Note I: St. Louis, The Ferguson Riots, and Anti-Blackness

August 21, 2014

Author’s note: Below I’ve put together a series of “notes” on Ferguson that I hope to publish in the next few days as events unfold. I’ve attached a series of footnotes that are not... »

Ferguson Versus the Counter-Insurgency State

Glen Ford

August 21, 2014

“The domestic counterinsurgency army has been methodically expanded by each successive administration.” The corporate media, reflecting their owners’ anxiety at the failure of Black people to revert to a state of passivity in Ferguson, Missouri, have arrived at a general consensus on two counts:... »


A Call to Action in Support of the Zapatistas

May 14, 2014

Justice for Galeano; Stop the war against the Zapatista communities Week of action: May 18th-24th (Day of remembrance May 24th) Summary of recent events: On May 2, 2014, in... »

We demand justice for Jesús “Chuy” Huerta! Exigimos justicia para Jesús “Chuy” Huerta!

November 23, 2013
We demand justice for Jesús “Chuy” Huerta! Exigimos justicia para Jesús “Chuy” Huerta!

We continue to demand justice in the case of Jesús “Chuy” Huerta. The following is the statement that El Kilombo read at last night’s rally.  And despite distractions, we... »

EZLN: Report on Registration for the Seminar “Critical Thought Versus the Capitalist Hydra”

April 23, 2015
EZLN: Report on Registration for the Seminar “Critical Thought Versus the Capitalist Hydra”

Report on Registration for the Seminar “Critical Thought Versus the Capitalist Hydra” Zapatista Army for National Liberation April 21, 2015 To the compas of the Sixth: To the presumed... »

EZLN: Why so serious?

April 9, 2015
EZLN: Why so serious?

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EZLN: The Storm, the Sentinel, and Night Watch Syndrome

April 4, 2015
EZLN: The Storm, the Sentinel, and Night Watch Syndrome

Dear friends and enemies: so… err… umm… the thing is… well… remember that at the end of our March 19, 2015 text entitled “About the Homage and the Seminar,”... »

EZLN: About the Homage and the Seminar

March 21, 2015

Sup Galeano. ZAPATISTA ARMY FOR NATIONAL LIBERATION. March 2015. To the compas of the Sixth in Mexico and in the World: Compas: I have been asked to let you... »

EZLN: Thank you Part III

March 10, 2015
EZLN: Thank you Part III

The Most Expensive Building in the World Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés.  Subcomandante Insurgente Galeano. February-March, 2015 It is the eve of the big day… in the wee hours of the... »

EZLN: Thank You Part II. Capitalism Destroys, the People Build

March 9, 2015
EZLN: Thank You Part II. Capitalism Destroys, the People Build

Capitalism Destroys, the People Build Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés. The words of the EZLN’s General Command in the voice of Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés in the Zapatista community La Realidad at... »

EZLN: Thank you Part I.

March 7, 2015
EZLN: Thank you Part I.

Thank you Part I.  On Sunday, March 1, 2015, after more than six months of work, the building that houses a health clinic and a school was presented to... »

EZLN: On the Bulletin Board

March 5, 2015

ON THE BULLETIN BOARD The Concierge. ZAPATISTA ARMY FOR NATIONAL LIBERATION. March 2015. Early morning in reality. Just here, as usual: watching and listening. The crack in the wall... »

EZLN Letter to Doña Emilia Aurora Sosa Marín

March 1, 2015

Letter from the EZLN to Doña Emilia Aurora Sosa Marín, compañera of Honorary Major Insurgent Félix Serdán Nájera.  Zapatista Army for National Liberation Mexico February 2015 To: Doña Emilia... »

Declaration from the First World Festival of Resistance and Rebellion Against Capitalism

January 9, 2015

To the peoples of the world. From Chiapas, Mexico, we send out our word to all those women and men from below, in the countryside and the city, in... »