Women in the Teachers’ Movement: A Lesson in Resistance

Escrito por  |  13 / September / 2013
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Women in the Mexican teachers’ movement describe why they are protesting, the conditions they face in their communities and classrooms and the urgent need for democratic change.

Protesting Mexican Teachers’ Vow “This Will Not End Here”

Escrito por  |  10 / September / 2013
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On September 1, day of the State of the Union Address by president Enrique Peña Nieto, thousands of teachers went on the street to protest against the education reform.

It’s about time to tell NAFTA environment ministers to boost media outreach

Escrito por  |  6 / September / 2013
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Journalists can´t overlook the potential of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, whose Joint Public Advisory Committee hearings are accessible via webcast on Oct. 17 and 18.

“Practice First, Then Theory:” The Zapatista Little School Shares Lessons Learned During 19 Years of Self-Governance

Escrito por  |  5 / September / 2013
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The Little School is not a resurgence. Zapatistas have been too busy, working hard to advance their autonomy. They enthusiastically answered every single question during my homestay.

The art of building a new world: Freedom according to the Zapatistas

Escrito por  |  5 / September / 2013
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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.

Paraguay’s militarized democracy

Escrito por  |  5 / September / 2013
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The state-party-military trilogy in Paraguay has been reincarnated when the President was granted the power to unilaterally deploy troops to fight the alienated north

Canadian Embassy Snubs Family of Slain Mexican Activist

Escrito por  |  4 / September / 2013
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The family of murdered activist Mariano Abarca expressed hurt and anger over findings that the Canadian Embassy provided support to the mining company Blackfire Exploration.