The great problem with the police is not the supposed "bad apples," rather, it is that the police exist as an institution to maintain a political and economic order that is profoundly racist and unequal.
Samir lives on and the struggle goes on!
The escalation of violence against social protests is evident in the harassment and repression of teacher-training students in Michoacán, Aguascalientes, or wherever they are based.
"We know the government's strategies. They co-opt, they persecute selectively, they harass, they buy off leaders or incarcerate those who won´t sell out."
Thousands of men and women, from a multitude of peoples and communities, are struggling daily to build a different path, just and dignified.
After the brutal repression experienced on Sunday, June 19, Section 22 of the CNTE in Oaxaca called a demonstration at the Juarez Monument.
The reasons why the Mexican government wants to impose the Educational Reform are rooted in objectives guided by international financial organizations.
“Welcome to Oaxaca” says a metal plate at the entrance to this city.
While the state has the guns, the teachers have the numbers, and they’ve been using them.