The latest analysis of Snowden leaks from the German magazine Der Spiegel is a bombshell for Mexico. “The NSA has been systematically eavesdropping on the Mexican government for years,” reads the opening line in the Oct. 20 issue.
Five decades of war made things worse. Landowners bought up more and more land, expelling and expropriating campesinos with force. The agricultural strike was the “Enough!” of a population that won’t put up with it any longer.
Zapatista Little School was a wonderful experience of savoring the daily lives of people who are building a new world. Away from the media, they have deepened their autonomous construction. It can now be spoken of a society governed by rules, codes, and laws distinct from those of the mainstream world.