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Posted On January 16, 2018By El KilomboIn EZLN, EZLN Communiques, Translations

EZLN: From the Diaries of the Cat-Dog

From the Diaries of the Cat-Dog: the story of how two great detectives met, a fragment of what Elías Contreras and SupGaleano talked about during the now not-so-mysterious case of the missing honeybuns, how Defensa Zapatista left the science of language in shreds, and some idle reflections from the Sup on the above subjects December 30, 2017 Once again, good morning, good afternoon, good evening, good night, First of all, we want to send an embrace to the Mapuche people who are still being attacked by the bad governments of theRead More
December 28, 2017. Once again good morning, afternoon, evening, middle-of-the-night. Perhaps some of you [alguna, alguno, algunoa] remember that the late SupMarcos insisted that the capitalist system cannot be understood without the concept of war. Supposing, of course, that it is a concept. He would say that war was the motor that had permitted, first, the expansion of capitalism, and then its consolidation as a world system. Capitalism also turns to war to confront its recurring and profound crises. Oh, I know, what else could be expected from a solider?Read More

Posted On January 6, 2018By El KilomboIn EZLN, EZLN Communiques, Translations

EZLN: It Depends

Participation of the Sixth Commission at ConSciences for Humanity, December 27, 2017. SupGaleano: “It depends…” IT DEPENDS… December 27, 2017. Good day, good afternoon, good evening, good morning… Whether you are here in CIDECI or listening from another time and geography, we would like to thank you for attending this second edition of “ConSciences for Humanity”, the central theme of which is “The Sciences Confront the Wall.” My name is SupGaleano and my presentation will not be about science, art, or politics, nor am I going to tell a story.Read More
Convocation to the First International Gathering of Politics, Art, Sport, and Culture for Women in Struggle Communique of the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee, General Command of the Zapatista Army for National Liberation Mexico December 29, 2017 To the women of Mexico and the World: To the originary women of Mexico and the World: To the women of the Indigenous Governing Council: To the women of the National Indigenous Congress: To the women of the national and international Sixth: Compañeras, sisters: We greet you with respect and affection as the womenRead More
Letter to the Kurdish Women’s Movement-Komalên Jinên Kurdistan (KJK) San Cristóbal de las Casas, CIDECI–UNITIERRA, Chiapas, Mexico, October 2017 To the Kurdish Women’s Movement-Komalên Jinên Kurdistan (KJK), Compañeras and sisters: As indigenous women delegates of the originary peoples of Mexico, councilwomen and spokeswoman of the Indigenous Governing Council, members of the following indigenous peoples: amuzgo, tojolabal, ñahñu/ñatho, nahua, wixárika, tzeltal, maya, tohono odham, totonaco, binniza, tzotzil, guarijio, kumiai, chol, purépecha, mayo, rarámuri, tepehuano, me´phaa, popoluca, zoque, cochimi, coca, cora, yaqui, mam, mazahua, tenek, chinanteco, na savi, cuicateco, mixe, triqui, ikoots,Read More
Words of Comandanta Hortencia in the name of the CCRI-CG of the EZLN in Oventik, Chiapas, Mexico, October 19, 2017 Compañeros and compañeras of the Indigenous Governing Council: Compañeros and compañeras of the National Indigenous Congress: Compañera, sister and friend, María de Jesús Patricio Martínez: Compañeros and compañeras of the National and International Sixth: Brothers and sisters of different social organizations. Brothers and sisters of the different communities and municipalities invited to this meeting: Brothers and sisters of the national and international press: Brothers and sisters of the free andRead More
Words of Welcome from the CCRI of the Altos Zone of Chiapas, by compañera Jessica Good morning. Compañeros and compañeras of the National Indigenous Congress: Compañeros and compañeras of the Indigenous Governing Council: Compañera María de Jesús Patricio Martínez: Compañeros and compañeras of the National and International Sixth: Brothers and sisters who come as national and international visitors to join us here today: Brothers and sisters from the different communities, regions, and municipalities: Brothers and sisters from the national and international free and alternative media: Brothers and sisters from theRead More
Announcing the Second Edition of “ConSciences for Humanity,” themed: “The Sciences Confront the Wall” To the scientific community of Mexico and the world: To the National and International Sixth: The second edition of “ConSciences for Humanity,” themed “The Sciences Confront the Wall,” will be held December 26-30, 2017, at CIDECI-UniTierra, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico. 1. We have so far confirmed the participation of 51 scientists from 7 countries: Germany, Austria, Canada, the United States, France, Mexico (Baja California, Quintana Roo, Mexico City, Puebla, Jalisco, Morelos, Chiapas, Querétaro,Read More
Words of Welcome from the CCRI of the Altos Zone of Chiapas, by compañera Jessica Good morning. Compañeros and compañeras of the National Indigenous Congress: Compañeros and compañeras of the Indigenous Governing Council: Compañera María de Jesús Patricio Martínez: Compañeros and compañeras of the National and International Sixth: Brothers and sisters who come as national and international visitors to join us here today: Brothers and sisters from the different communities, regions, and municipalities: Brothers and sisters from the national and international free and alternative media: Brothers and sisters from theRead More
Words of welcome from the Good Government Council “Central Heart of the Zapatistas in the Eyes of the World” by compañera Jimena Compañeras and compañeros of the Indigenous Governing Council: Compañera María de Jesús Patricio Martínez: Compañeras and compañeros of the National Indigenous Congress: Compañera and compañero bases of support of the EZLN: Brothers and sisters of all the indigenous peoples from the different municipalities: Brothers and sisters of the countryside and the city, and all those present: As The Good Government Council of Caracol II of Oventik, “Central HeartRead More