Letter from Mexico: CNTE teachers’ goal: autonomous learning

August 31, 2015

The National Coordination of Education Workers (CNTE) has been struggling for autonomy, new labor relationships and a non-capitalist educational model. In September 2013, tens of thousands of people—teachers outside the CNTE, students, parents and activists—demonstrated throughout Mexico to show their rejection of the government’s privatizing educational reforms.

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Women in the community police

Letter from Mexico: Guerrero in a national focus

March 11, 2015

By putting their bodies between the army and the community police, by accepting and sheltering the latter in their town, the community of Petaquillas put their ideas into the struggle as well: the right to autonomy and self-government.

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The number 43 has been painted in countless public places in Mexico. Photo by Mario Acosta Garcia. https://www.flickr.com/photos/125795347@N04/15705855226

World in View: Zapatistas and the Ayotzinapa rebellion

January 31, 2015

More than three months after the forced disappearance of their 43 sons—students of the Normal Rural School Raúl Isidro Burgos in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero—their fathers and mothers continue their protests. In mid-November the parents arrived in Chiapas to share their pain and outrage with the Zapatista Indigenous communities.

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Praxis en América Latina No. 11

June 30, 2014

Praxis en América Latina: nuevo número.

revista  Praxis en América Latina – teoría/practica
No. 11    mayo 2014

http://www.praxisenamericalatina.org/indice-5-14.html

Sección especial: Escuelita Zapatista

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Zapatistas’ new era

February 13, 2013

From the new January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters:

World in View
Zapatistas’ new era

Dec. 21, 2012, was a special date in the Mayan calendar—the end of an era and the beginning of a new historic cycle. For the Zapatistas of Chiapas in southern Mexico, it signaled a new moment of the movement. Some 40,000 Zapatistas [=>]

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