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It’s often said that the first casualty of war is the Truth.  Perhaps the final casualty is our memory.   Although the  Mexican Revolution was much more than a military conflict (in reality, a series of military conflicts) involving radically conflicting visions of what it meant to be a nation in the 20th century — the forerunner of both the better known European ideological conflicts beginning with the Russian Revolution, and of the later struggles against colonialist and neo-colonialist exploitation — our “memory” of what happened a century ago is rooted in what was memorialized at the time. 489 more words

Mexican History 1910-20 (Revolution)

La Revolución

  The term La Revolución, Spanish for “The Revolution,” specifically refers to the Mexican Revolution that occurred from the years 1910-1917. The English term revolution most commonly refers to a rebellious act by an unsatisfied society determined to create a transformation after years of unhappiness. 1,351 more words

Diego Rivera

Villar de Cañas con sus grullas, Durango, con sus tranvías


A la burguesía el haber inventado el fuego y la rueda no le da derecho a ir en vanguardia; haber acabado con el feudalismo medieval, tampoco. 777 more words

Zapatista: Vanguard of the Anti-Globalization Revolution

‘January 1st : Uprising! The Zapatistas declare war on the Mexican government on behalf of the country’s indigenous people. They launch their uprising on this day because it is the date the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect. 1,385 more words


Ilustración para la revista Thoracis Rubens


#Frase de Emiliano Zapata

“Muchos de ellos, por complacer a tiranos, por un puñado de monedas, o por cohecho o soborno están traicionando y derramando la sangre de sus hermanos.”

de Emiliano Zapata


Sean Swain Refusing Medication in Escalation of Hunger Strike.

From Sean Swain

With fascist fuckweasels ignoring his hunger strike, anarchist prisoner Sean Swain has vowed to refuse his blood pressure medication, beginning February 9. This medication keeps his blood pressure regulated. 350 more words