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Emiliano Zapata Revolutionary

Published on Aug 11, 2014

Mexico celebrates the 135th birthday of mythical General Emiliano Zapata, one of the most important figures of the Mexican Revolution and still one of the most inspirational figures of any social justice movement.

Revolutionary

A Tale of Two Heroes

Official Mexican history has always presented Benito Juárez and Emiliano Zapata as the two quintessential national heroes. The first is credited with firmly establishing a constitutional framework that solidified Mexico as a sovereign nation-state. 791 more words

Sin Categoría

Zapata v Trump

Meeting on the 105th anniversary of the signing of Emiliano Zapata’s radical Plan of Ayala (““That to the pueblos (villages) there be given what in justice they deserve as to lands, timber, and water, which has been the origin of the present Counterrevolution” in John Womack’s translation), campesino and indigenous leaders sat down to hammer out what they see as the most immediate response to the threats of a Donald Trump presidency. 902 more words

Economy & Business

"Kansan lippu on sysimusta..." - mustan lipun historiaa

Anarkismi on aina seissyt laajalla ja ajoittain sangen häilyvälläkin poliittisella jalustalla. Tähän on olemassa vankkoja perusteluja; kaaviot luovat dogmeja ja vesittävät kapinoinnin luovan hengen. Samaan tapaan, ja päätyen samoihin ongelmiin, ovat anarkistit hylänneet monissa muissa vasemmistolaisissa ryhmissä esiintyvät tottelevaisuuteen perustuvat johtajamallit. 1,716 more words

Työväenliike

“I’d rather die on my feet, than live on my knees.”

“Prefiero morir de pie que vivir de rodillas.”

–Emiliano Zapata

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