Report on two communities affected by the Mexican government’s undeclared war against Zapatista territory, in conjunction with paramilitary forces and pro-government peasant organizations (Bolon Ajaw and 24 de Diciembre). Interview with Prof. Marlon Sherman (Ogala Lakota) from Humboldt State University, who talks about the Lakota Indian declaration of autonomy.
Lakota Indians declare autonomy; Remembering the massacre of Acteal; Commemorating women’s resistance and Comandanta Ramona; Repression and paramilitarization in Chiapas.
Gang Injunction – what it really means for poor and people of color communities; Paramilitary activities in Chiapas (update) – Opddic; Update on the housing situation in New Orleans (Katrina).
Update on the No Borders Camp; Situation in Chiapas (Opddic); Invitation to the Women’s encounter in La Garrucha; Indigenous struggle at the University of California, Berkeley; Struggle in New Orleans – Katrina victims.
Report on the No Borders Camp (Nov 5-11) at the border between Mexicali and Calexico, and the violent repression by the Border Patrol against peaceful demonstrators in Calexico.(Descarga aquí)
Interview about Border Patrol repression at the No Borders Camp at the Calexico/Mexicali border. One of the participants gives his testimony on the unprovoked Border Patrol violence against peaceful demonstrators on November 11. (Courtesy of independent media collectives in Mexicali.) Watch the video of the repression.
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Interview with Oscar from Movement for Justice in El Barrio, East Harlem, New York, and their struggle against gentrification; Interview with Sergio Beltrán in Oaxaca about the repression today (Nov 2) and the situation in that state. Commentaries on the Plan Mexico (rebaptized as the Mérida Initiative) of US economic “aid” for military buildup in Mexico (for more info, read Laura Carlsen’s article).
Interview with Morning Star from the Intertribal Friendship House and with indigenous rights activist Cesar, about the protests at UC Berkeley, where 13,000 bodies of indigenous ancestor are being held at the Hearst Museum, without consultation or dialog with indigenous communities.