Dismantling Power: The Zapatista Vision to Transform Mexico from Below

Graffiti in support of Zapatistas, San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, 1996.  Photolangelle.org GJEP co-Founder Orin Langelle has been working in support of the Zapatista struggle for liberation since learning of the uprising on New Years Day… Read More

Zapatistas Enter Mexico’s Presidential Race With Plan To Nominate Indigenous Woman

Via Popular Resistance   The Zapatistas are dipping their toes into Mexican electoral politics. Last week, the near-mythical army of indigenous resistance released a communiqué summarizing the basic points of discussion that characterized the 5th National Indigenous Congress (CNI) in Chiapas, and… Read More

An ‘Other’ Feminism: A Review of ‘Compañeras: Zapatista Women’s Stories’

By Charlotte María Sáenz Originally published on OtherWorldsArePossible.org Volumes have been written about the Mayan indigenous Zapatista social movement of Chiapas, Mexico since they made their first public appearance on January 1, 1994. There have been detailed histories, political… Read More