News & Analysis

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

Alvaro Reyes

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 intended as a exercise in academic sourcing necessarily... »

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 the Zapatista territory of La Realidad, Chiapas, Mexico, the group CIOAC-H, planned and executed a... »


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... »

CNI-EZLN: Mirrors of Resistance

August 31, 2014

2nd DECLARATION OF THE CNI-EZLN EXCHANGE: ON THE DISPOSSESSION OF OUR PEOPLES “The earth is that from which we were born, that gave us life, and in which we... »

EZLN Press Conference, August 10, 2014

August 25, 2014

Transcription of the EZLN Press Conference with the free, autonomous, alternative, or whatever-you-call-it media, August 10, 2014, in La Realidad Zapatista, Chiapas, Mexico. First part: the words of SubGaleano... »

Second part of EZLN Press Conference: the Words of Subcomandante Insurgente Moises

August 18, 2014

Well, compañeros, compañeras, you heard what Subcomandante Insurgente Galeano said. This is what we see; this is what we think. We need one another’s strength, because if we understand... »

First Declaration from the Exchange between the National Indigenous Congress and the Zapatista Army for National Liberation on Repression Against Our Peoples.

August 14, 2014
First Declaration from the Exchange between the National Indigenous Congress and the Zapatista Army for National Liberation on Repression Against Our Peoples.

CNI – EZLN: We do not forget our dead, imprisoned, and disappeared. The war against our indigenous peoples has gone on for more than 520 years. Capitalism was born... »

First report on Reconstruction Progress in Zapatista La Realidad

August 12, 2014
First report on Reconstruction Progress in Zapatista La Realidad

(Clarification: according to some bad information that we received, the compas from the free, alternative, autonomous, or whatever-they-call-themselves media weren’t going to be able to to make it to... »

Invitation to the World Festival of Resistances and Rebellions Against Capitalism “Where those Above Destroy, We Below Rebuild”

August 11, 2014

Saturday, August 9, 2014 Invitation from the EZLN and CNI to the World Festival of Resistances and Rebellions To the brothers and sisters of the National and International Sixth:... »

Homage to the compañero DAVID RUIZ GARCÍA during the Exchange between Indigenous Peoples and Zapatista Peoples

August 6, 2014
Homage to the compañero DAVID RUIZ GARCÍA during the Exchange between Indigenous Peoples and Zapatista Peoples

Words of the National Indigenous Congress compañero Armando García Salazar, of the hñahñu´ people of San Francisco Xochicuautla, in homage to the deceased compañero DAVID RUIZ GARCÍA during the... »

Inauguration of the First Exchange of Indigenous Peoples of Mexico with Zapatista Peoples

August 5, 2014
Inauguration of the First Exchange of Indigenous Peoples of Mexico with Zapatista Peoples

The words of Comandante Tacho, on behalf of the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee – General Command of the EZLN, at the Inauguration of the First Exchange of Indigenous Peoples... »