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Poppy Collage

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This collage measures approximately 14×7 inches and features photos and clippings curated from many different magazines and books. The lower left-hand corner showcases the quote “Desire is an internal itch that longs to be a flesh wound” spray-painted on a wall above the repeated image of Emiliano Zapata. 20 more words

Art

Agrarian Crossings

Agrarian Crossings –
Reformers and the Remaking of the US and Mexican Countryside
By Tore C. Olsson
Princeton University Press – £27.95

At first glance, Tom Watson and Emiliano Zapata appear to have inhabited impossibly distant worlds. 570 more words

History

The Mexican Revolution: An Economic and Social Revival

By Anysse Lopez

Introduction

“Join me. I rose up. I rose up in arms and I bring my countrymen. We no longer wish that our Father Diaz watch over us.

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Emiliano Zapata

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. 793 more words

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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