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The Mexican revolution, economic crimes and police on side of korean dissidents (tags)
The Mexican Revolution had many actors, sides and consequences. One was the interuption of transportation, businesses throughout the nation and public health disease outbreaks. Both sides suffered.
Weaving the Past: Journey of Discovery Extends Exclusive Engagement (tags)
CHASING LIGHT PICTURES, LLC, SHELLEY MORRISON (Actress/Executive Producer) and Producer/Director/Writer WALTER DOMINGUEZ have extended the exclusive engagement of their new documentary feature film, WEAVING THE PAST: JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY until THURSDAY, AUGUST 28.
RI Regains Mexican Presidency (tags)
Repeal NAFTA to Restore Mexico's Economic Stability (tags)
The economic crisis in Mexico was worsened by the passage of NAFTA free trade agreement. Currently the neoliberal and neoconservative status quo politicians have appeared unable to try to repeal NAFTA, as if the document were written in stone and handed to William "Moses" Clinton by none other than God. Reality is that NAFTA was crafted by some very deceptive human beings who placed the interest of profits for corporations above the well being of the people of the U.S. and Mexico.
Stop the Fascist Attacks on Immigants (tags)
A written a critical and sweeping analysis of SB 1070 that addresses not only what is at stake for immigrants and anyone who looks like an immigrant, but what’s at stake for society as a whole, and warns that long agreed upon social and legal norms in society are being shredded by this law. It digs deeply into the history of the U.S., whose rosy dawn was based on the genocide of Native Americans and the kidnapping and enslavement of African people. It reveals the larger economic pressures that compelled millions of undocumented immigrants to travel to the U.S. It analyzes the sharp present day polarization between the Republicans and the fascist and, yes, racist tea party followers, on the one hand, and the Democrats, on the other, and the reasons the Democrats are unwilling to call their social base into the streets. Most importantly, it speaks to the crucial need for resistance to SB 1070, why extreme times like these provide openings for advances to be made in preparing for revolution.
The Global Political Awakening and the New World Order (tags)
"The global debt crisis, which is beginning in Greece, and spreading throughout the euro-zone economies of Spain, Portugal, Ireland and ultimately the entire EU, will further consume the UK, Japan and go all the way to America. This will be a truly global debt crisis. Government measures to address the issue of debt focus on the implementation of ‘fiscal austerity measures’ to reduce the debt burdens and make interest payments on their debts. ‘Fiscal austerity’ is a vague term that in actuality refers to cutting social spending and increasing taxes. The effect this has is that the public sector is devastated, as all assets are privatized, public workers are fired en masse, unemployment becomes rampant, health and education disappear, taxes rise dramatically, and currencies are devalued to make all assets cheaper for international corporations and banks to buy up, while internally causing inflation – dramatically increasing the costs of fuel and food. In short, ‘fiscal austerity’ implies ‘social destruction’ as the social foundations of nations and peoples are pulled out from under them. States then become despotic and oppress the people, who naturally revolt against ‘austerity’: the sterilization of society."
Call to the Peoples of México to Organize the Revocation of the Presidency of Felipe Calde (tags)
"This crisis brings into question the future of the Mexican Nation and it’s people. In this political scheme by the grand capitalists, domestic and foreign, we lack hope. The Mexican people do not have a place in this world of neoliberal globalization except as pariahs and a disposable labor force. Given these circumstances, we need a patriotic transformation and a democratization of the political system, the economy and the culture that can confront this deep crisis of our country and the problems of the Mexican people. We need a transformation that will push out the bourgeois oligarchy and the political class that governs the state and the imperialist domain of Mexico. There is a need to construct a new majority that includes all of the patriotic forces that will install a new government and a new state. A new majority that is capable of taking back control and the property of the productive forces and strategic resources of the nation, and also able to guarantee sustainable development, social justice, national sovereignty, the autonomy of the indigenous pueblos and the practice of popular democracy."
Venezuela: Why Unlimited Re-election is Bad for the Revolution (tags)
A supporter of Hugo Chavez' anti-imperialist efforts explains why he is nevertheless opposed to Venezuela's recent constitutional amendment abolishing term limits.
Pancho Villa’s Last Surviving Son (tags)
The last surviving son of Pancho Villa meets the grandson of Eustorgio Ramón, captain of los Pronunciados de Don Catarino Garza
Can Ejidos Save Mexico from Collapsing Peso? (tags)
Rural Mexican villages restore their ejido communal farm land and introduce a new community currency modeled after ideas from Lazaro Cardenas to prepare for petrocollapse and the continuously devalued peso.
Interview with Cop Watch LA Member Joaquin Cienfuegos for the Affinity Project (tags)
This interview was done in the summer of 2006. Joaquin is currently working with the Revolutionary Autonomous Communities (which at the time of the interview was in the process of being created) and the Guerrilla Chapter of Cop Watch Los Angeles.
Mexico's forbidden songs (tags)
Can a musical genre be considered so dangerous as to be banned from the radio? Yes, according to the authorities in some parts of Mexico who have forced radio stations to take action in an attempt to stamp out the culture of "narco corridos", which they accuse of glamorising drug trafficking and gangsterism.
Is the Anarchist Movement Dead? (tags)
Today's LA Times included an article that asserts the anarchist movement in LA is dead. The article also tries to blaim anarchists for the LAPD's violence on May Day.
A Review of John Ross' Zapatistas (tags)
Review of Zapatistas' struggle for autonomy and freedom.
The Search For The Authentic Pancho Villa (tags)
According to an Account by Woodrow Wilson's Liaison to Pancho Villa, in book about the Mexican Revolution that has been made to disappear, "Pancho Villa did not invade the U.S. at Columbus, New Mexico, on March 9, 1916, as is commonly believed" -- he was eight hundred miles away, in the mountains of Coahuila, at the time.
Day 8 in Oaxaca - A Report (tags)
Once again, here I am as a witness of events in Oaxaca. The real struggle, the real risks, the real revolution is with the people of Oaxaca.
7th Day in Oaxaca - A Report (tags)
At 9 am i arrived at Radio Universidad, ready to give another 1st aid class. Everyone was very enthusiastic about the class last night, and 9 am was the only time we could meet because of the women's march at noon.
Marcos: “We Are On the Eve of Either a Great Uprising or a Civil War” (tags)
Mexico. "President" Calderón Will Begin to Fall from the Day He Takes Office, warns the Speaker of the EZLN.
MEXICA MOVEMENT LAUNCHES DISNEY BOYCOTT (tags)
Disney’s white supremacist radio talk show hosts incite a bomb threat against children and promote smallpox genocide against Indigenous People.
DEMOCRACY, MEXICAN STYLE - PART II (tags)
MORE INFORMATION ON THE STOLEN MEXICAN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION
Joaquin Cienfuegos: Report from the Struggles in Mexico 06/16/06-06/29/06 (tags)
The following is a correspondence from joaquin Cienfuegos, traveling throughout Mexico reporting on the struggles on the streets, the anarchist movement, the Other Campaign, the Zapatista’s, and the over all radical climate that is building. More updates to come. All messages are free for broad distribution and will be sent across the net. Please forward, and let this be an inspiration to a growing movement in North America towards internationalism.
Joaquin Cienfuegos: Report from Mexico City 06/18 and Atenco 06/19/06 (tags)
New Perspectives on the Immigration Debate (tags)
At The Onion, Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at 7:30 PM The Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society, also known as "The Onion," is located at 9550 Haskell Ave. in North Hills From Los Angeles take the 405 freeway north, exit left (westbound) on Nordhoff, go two blocks and turn right on Haskell. It's on the right side just north of Plummer. Ron Wilkins, a former member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), will be the Tuesday Night Forum guest speaker. He has worked many years toward strengthening relations between Mexican and black people. He has lectured extensively, designed and taught innovative cross-cultural courses at several colleges, displayed his "Journey to Black Mexico" photo exhibit at many venues and taken students to the Annual Meetings of Black Villages in Mexico's Costa Chica. Wilkins is a professor in the Department of Africana Studies at California State University, Dominguez Hills and Western Regional Deputy Chairman of the Patrice Lumumba Coalition. He can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Black Love Brown Pride! (tags)
Black & Brown Hist
Mexico welcomed fugitive slaves and African American job-seekers (tags)
New perspectives on the immigration debate
FIDEL ORDERED CHAVEZ' RESCUE (tags)
In the book "Fidel Castro, a two-voiced biography," published by the Debate Publishing House, the Cuban president told Ignacio Ramonet information not previously released about the events of April 2002 in Venezuela.
The Mayanization of Marxist-Leninism (tags)
Where the Zapatista Army (EZLN) is coming from.
The Mayanization of Marxist-Leninism (tags)
Where the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) is coming from.
Three Women: Thoughts on Transformations, International Women's Day 2005 (tags)
The following article was written for International Women's Day. It was posted on the L.A. Writers Collective new blog, and also appears on the latest issue of the Revolutionary Worker
Class Struggle and Critical Race Theory for Texas Schools (tags)
Inequity is a plain fact in Texas education, but so is the challenge of civil rights education.
The Spirit of La Magdalena- Fighting Campesinos (tags)
Some interesting PLM/Wilson notes from around WWI (tags)
from "Anarchism & the Mexican Revolution: The Political Trials of Ricardo Flores Magon in the United States" by Colin M. MacLachlan
The History of Free Speech in San Diego, or Can't Jail the Spirit! (tags)
In 1912, the IWW (the Wobblies) were brutally suppressed in a struggle to maintain a freespeech area in downtown San Diego.