Other Writing

by Hilary Klein

International Women’s Day in Zapatista Territory (March 2015)

TeleSUR English – http://www.telesurtv.net/english/opinion/International-Womens-Day-in-Zapatista-Territory-20150306-0033.html

“Zapatista women have participated at all levels of the movement to fight for justice and dignity for the indigenous people of Chiapas and, at the same time, were able to transform their own lives, their families, and their communities….”

Ya Basta! Lessons from the Zapatista movement during a time of upheaval in Mexico and the United States (March 2015)

Z Magazine – https://zcomm.org/zmagazine/ya-basta/

“For the past several months, protesters have taken to the streets – in the United States over the killing of unarmed black men, and the lack of accountability for the police officers who killed them – and in Mexico over the disappearance of 43 students from the Mexican state of Guerrero, and the lack of accountability for those responsible for their disappearance….During this moment of social upheaval in Mexico and the United States, it is worth delving into some of the lessons that can be learned from the Zapatista movement’s thirty-year trajectory as an insurgent army and grassroots social movement….”

We Learn As We Go – Zapatista Women Share Their Experiences (February 2008)

Z Net – https://zcomm.org/znetarticle/we-learn-as-we-go-zapatista-women-share-their-experiences-by-hilary-klein/

“On December 29 – 31 women from all five Zapatista Caracoles (centers of resistance) gathered in the community of La Garrucha, Chiapas to meet with women who had come from all around the world to hear their stories of struggling, of organizing, and of participating in the Zapatista movement; and to share their own experiences…”

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