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500 Years of Struggle and Resistance in Mexico: A Discussion

June 28, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In 1994, with the signing of NAFTA, the Zapatistas—a revolutionary leftist group—emerged in Chiapas, under the aegis of Subcomandante Marcos. Chiapas is an impoverished agrarian region in southeastern Mexico, and the anti-capitalist movement’s base is made up of indigenous people eager to thwart the state’s military, paramilitary and corporate incursions into the mountainous region. Join activists fromLa Universidad de La Tierra en Oaxaca (University of the Earth) and the collective Veredas Autonomous (Autonomous Trails) for a discussion of the history and future of social struggles, in Mexico and across the world.

Venue

The Base
1302 Myrtle Ave NY United States + Google Map
Website:
http://thebasebk.org