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: 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... »

Words of the EZLN on its 21st Anniversary

January 6, 2015

The Words of the EZLN on the 21st Anniversary of the beginning of the War Against Oblivion. Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés. Zapatista Army for National Liberation Mexico December 31, 2014... »

EZLN: On the Eve of the Festival

December 20, 2014

Zapatista Army for National Liberation. Mexico December 19, 2014 To the National Indigenous Congress: To the National and International Sixth: Compas: Greetings to all of you. We are writing... »

EZLN: On Ayotzinapa, the Festival, and Hysteria as Analysis

December 18, 2014

On Ayotzinapa, the Festival, and Hysteria as a Method of Analysis and Guide for Action. Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés Zapatista Army for National Liberation December 2014 To the compas of... »

Schedule for the First World Festival of Resistance and Rebellion Against Capitalism

November 28, 2014

First World Festival of Resistance and Rebellion Against Capitalism  General Program Inauguration: San Francisco Xochicuautla, Municipality of Lerma, Mexico State Saturday December 20, 2014: 4pm: Registration beings; arrival of... »

EZLN’s Subcomandante Moises addresses the Ayotzinapa Caravan

November 17, 2014

The Words of the General Command of the EZLN, presented by Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés, concluding the event with the caravan of the families of the disappeared and students of... »

The EZLN’s Comandante Javier Welcomes the Ayotzinapa Caravan to Oventik

November 16, 2014

The Words of Comandante Javier, welcoming the Ayotzinapa Caravan to the Caracol of Oventik, November 15, 2014. Brothers and sisters, parents of the 43 disappeared students, and Students and Teachers... »

The EZLN’s Comandante Tacho opens EZLN gathering with Ayotzinapa Caravan

November 16, 2014

The Words of Comandante Tacho, at the opening of the EZLN Encounter with the Ayotzinapa Caravan, November 15, 2014. Compañeras and compañeros: Fathers and mothers of the disappeared students... »