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

‘Tsunamis From the Sky’ Result of Deforestation in Argentina

From North to South, against extractivism 5 jul page 12 (Translated from Portuguese to English through Google Translate)   Last Wednesday was the last march against the clearing, in Cordoba. The next Thursday another one of indigenous communities is realized in… Read More

Endangered Species Threatened by US-Mexico Border Wall

MongaBay.com: The new Trump administration in the U.S. brings with it a wave of policy and agenda shifts that are set to negatively impact the state of the environment on a national and global scale. Among them are… Read More

Forest Communities’ Conservation Methods Effective in Fighting Species Loss, Climate Change

Indigenous conservation methods bring great results, but their land is under attack by outside forces Talli Nauman with the Thoman Rueters Foundation recently published an article on Indigenous Mayans in Mexico who have long standing methods for fighting… Read More

Resistance In Tlaxcala, Mexico: Popular Struggles Against Capitalism

Luz Rivera Martinez (left) presents at Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, 28 November 2016 Tour organized by: Mexico Solidarity Network-based in Chicago-mostly work with immigrant communities around housing, education, work and more. Anti-capitalist organization. Looking at alternatives to capitalism…. 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

Three Short Films Showcase Power of Indigenous Struggles for Justice in Southeast Mexico

Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) is proud to present the following three documentaries for you to view and share. GJEP‘s Executive Director, Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle (Gallery Director) worked on two of the three films listed below which… Read More

Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on “Guardian of the Forests” Movement in Mexico

In this week’s edition of Earth Minute on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show, GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann discussed Ildefonso Zamora, a leader of the “guardian of the forests” movement in Mexico.   Organizations are demanding the immediate… 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