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Voices in Movement publishes translations and analysis – both contemporary and historical – to share strategy, solidarity and histories of resistance across imaginary divisions of nations and borders, drawing insight from struggles of below and to the left, where the heart is. They also author Revuelta Comunitaria, a semi-regular column on It's Going Down addressing social struggles and political repression in the territory of so-called Mexico.

Mexico: Repression and Solidarity at Aztecas #215

September 15th, 2018, two compañeros of the General Assembly of Peoples, Neighborhoods, Communities and Pedregales of Coyoacán were detained at the encampment in front of the real estate construction project at Avenue Aztecas #215...

Mexico: Attempted Arrest of Member of the Community Assembly of Eloxochitlán de Flores Magón,...

This article speaks to the ongoing persecution of members of the community assembly of Eloxochitlán de Flores Magón, Oaxaca. It describes the recent attempted arrest of one of the members of the community assembly...

Mexico: Land Defender, Clemente Cabrera Benítez, Detained in Guerrero

This communique comes from the Council of Ejidos and Communities Opposed to the La Parota Hydroelectric dam in Guerrero. It denounces the recent violent arrest of a member of the organization. Furthermore, it puts...

Mexico: Violent Group Attacks Student Meeting Outside the UNAM Rectory

This report speaks to an attack carried out yesterday by “porros” at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) against participants in a student demonstration. “Porros” are people hired by university authorities or the...
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Action in Solidarity with the Political Prisoners of Eloxochitlán de Flores Magón to Celebrate...

Action in solidarity with prisoners in Eloxochitlán de Flores Magón, Oaxaca. On August 30th, 2018, a group of comrades took the street in front of the transition house of the president-elect of Mexico, Andrés...

Revuelta Comunitaria: In Tlanixco, Solidarity and Organization Against State Repression

The following column looks at the struggle of the indigenous community of San Pedro Tlanixco in the State of Mexico to defend its water and territory and gain freedom for its political prisoners. It...

San Pedro Tlanixco: Defend Water, Defend Life

This piece comes from the autonomous media collective, Subversiones, and speaks to the ongoing struggle against territorial and resource dispossession in San Pedro Tlanixco, State of Mexico. The original in Spanish can be found...

Revuelta Comunitaria: Battling Mexico’s Airport of Death

The following piece, the first of our brand new column, Revuelta Comunitaria, written by the folks at Voices in Movement, looks at the lengthy and ongoing struggle against the New International Airport of Mexico City...

Mexico City Real Estate Development Project Temporarily Shut Down at Aztecas #215

The following is a short text about a neighborhood blockade that took place yesterday of a gentrifying and environmentally destructive development project in Mexico City. More about the struggle at Aztecas #215 can be...

The Violent Consequences of Nation-State and Capitalist Contradictions in So-Called Mexico

The following article by Voices in Movement looks at indigenous resistance, state repression, and capitalist expansion in Mexico in the aftermath of the recent national elections. Following the election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador as...