Mexico’s Experiment with Direct Democracy

The Most Revolutionary Act

Zapatista: A Big Noise Film

Benjamin Eichert, Richard Rowley, Stale Sandberg (1999)

Film Review

Zapatista is about the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) uprising in Chiapas on Jan 1, 1994. This was the day the North American Free Trade Treaty (NAFTA) took effect between the US, Canada and Mexico. As a condition of NAFTA, Mexico’s PRI government abolished the ejidos (sections of land farmed communally with state support) established in the 1917 revolution. As large numbers of indigenous people were driven off their land for US oil drilling and cattle ranches, they lost their ability to provide for themselves and their families.

Chiapas is a province rich in resources, such a petroleum, coffee, hydroelectric power and uranium. Yet most of this wealth goes to US corporations and a few local elites. Prior to the 1994 uprising, the poor of Chiapas had no access to clean water, electricity or medical care…

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“Natural Health is a Silver Bullet to Medical Vampires”

Image: “The combined death rate from scarlet fever, diphtheria, whooping cough and measles among children up to fifteen shows that nearly 90 percent of the total decline in mortality between 1860 and 1965 had occurred before the introduction of antibiotics and widespread immunization. In part, this recession may be attributed to improved housing and … Continue reading “Natural Health is a Silver Bullet to Medical Vampires”

“While You were Looking the Other Way”

Image: For those who are still willfully, ignorantly playing the west is good and the east is evil/the east is good and the west is evil game, here is a seven minute video that might help you to escape from your east/west brainwashed state: While You were Looking the Other Way Published on Tuesday, … Continue reading “While You were Looking the Other Way”

“Google’s Jigsaw to Be Used to Undermine Alternative Media?”

Image: Google’s Jigsaw To Be Used To Undermine Alternative Media? By Kurt Nimmo In this premier episode of The Geopolitical Report with Kurt Nimmo, we examine Google’s Jigsaw, an emerging technology that will be used on the internet to counter speech and ideas considered “extremist” by the global elite. Initially beta tested on radical … Continue reading “Google’s Jigsaw to Be Used to Undermine Alternative Media?”

Center for a Stateless Society » “Bad Precedents” Are in the Eye of the Beholder

Image: "States, in their essence, are criminal. They are the means by which economic ruling classes murder, enslave, rob and terrorize humanity in order to extract surplus labor and live off our sweat and blood. And their crimes are no different morally from those of the ordinary murderer and robber on the street, except … Continue reading Center for a Stateless Society » “Bad Precedents” Are in the Eye of the Beholder

“Dangerous Thinking”

Image: Dangerous Thinking Published on Sunday, 02 October 2016 "Dangerous thinking" is essential for our survival and freedom. If we aren't prepared to think and express thoughts which challenge mainstream "groupthink", we will be swept along on the tide towards WWIII and worse. Thinking Dangerously in the Age of Normalized Ignorance by Henry Giroux … Continue reading “Dangerous Thinking”