“We’re tired of the parties and politicians. We believed in them, but we realized in time that we were voting for our own destruction."
Neoliberalism is a system of political economy. A system of political economy is a system of government and a system of economics working together.
In southern Mexico, a multi-ethnic network of towns has halted the construction of a mega-dam. Now they are organizing to manage their own natural resources and revitalize their culture as native water protectors.
On Sunday May 27, 2018, the indigenous Purépecha municipality of Cherán, Michoacán, named its Third Council of Elders (Consejo Mayor, Consejo de Keris) to their communal government.
Avispa Midia, an independent journalism collective in Latin America whose work has appeared in translation on El Enemigo Común, recently launched a fundraising campaign to continue expanding their important work.
The Following text is a translation of a statement from the Committee for the Defense of Indigenous Rights (CODEDI) following the ambush and killing of three of their members on Monday the 12th of February, 2018. The organization CODEDI (Committee…
In Oaxaca, México, Radio Totopo is raising funds to rebuild their community radio station following September's devastating earthquakes.
All funds collected will be delivered equally to two different autonomous brigades. One of the brigades is comprised of collectives and organizations that work directly with affected communities, taking aid and supporting the community in alternative healing practices. The other brigade is composed of 2 doctors and other volunteers taking aid and engaging in medical assistance and now setting up two community kitchens feeding approximately 13 - 15 families.
“The heart aches, but it is of utmost importance that in the face of this tragedy we do not cease to observe the geopolitical context of the Ithmus region.”
By Espoir Chiapas Translated by El Enemigo Común Cruztón, Chiapas, June 1, 2017 To the Good Government Council of Oventic To the National Indigenous Congress To the Indigenous Government Council To the National and International Sixth To the news media Compañeros, compañeras, our pain, rage, death and dignity now urge us to make our word known. The Adherents to the Sixth in the community of Cruzton,…