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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.

Revuelta Comunitaria: “Popular Consultations” and the Farce of Democracy

This piece is the latest in our semi-regular column "Revuelta Comunitaria" by the folks at Voices in Movement. It argues that the recent "popular consultations" being carried out by the new government administration in...

Mexico: Collective Radio Transmission for Territorial Defense in Remembrance of Samir Flores

Invitation to the collective transmission of community radios and free media for territorial defense. #SamirViveMarch 9th, 2019To all of the community radios, free, independent and autonomous media, to the honest media workers, to the peoples,...

Mexico: Ostula Mobilizes to Maintain Security in the Sierra-Coast of Michoacán

This article and the accompanying photos were published by the autonomous media collective, Subversiones. The article addresses the ongoing self-defense struggles of the Indigenous Nahua people in Santa María Ostula, Michoacán, to maintain security...

Mexico: Indigenous Land Defender, Samir Flores Soberanes, Assassinated

This communiqué comes from the People’s Front in Defense of Land and Water, Morelos, Puebla, Tlaxcala. It condemns the assassination of Indigenous land defender and community radio worker, Samir Flores Soberanes, amidst attempts to...

Mexico: Three of the Six Indigenous Political Prisoners of San Pedro Tlanixco are Free

Communiqué From the Movement for the Freedom of the Defenders of Water and Life of San Pedro Tlanixco Three compañerxs are already free and with us.To the Zapatista Army of National LiberationTo the National Indigenous...

Mexico: Statement from the Biblioteca Social Reconstruir

This statement comes from the Biblioteca Social Reconstruir, an anarchist library and social space in Mexico City. It clarifies their commitment, amidst a false invitation, to never working with political parties, governmental agencies or...

Mexico: For the Freedom of Miguel Peralta

Below we publish three statements in relation to the case of anarchist political prisoner Miguel Peralta Betanzos: one from his friends and family, one from Miguel himself, and one from his lawyers. We Don't Beg...

Mexico: Call for Artwork For the Freedom of Anarchist Political Prisoner Miguel Peralta

We invite you all to join in the call for the freedom of our anarchist compañero Miguel Peralta—one of seven Indigenous Mazateco prisoners of the community assembly of Eloxochitlán de Flores Magón, Oaxaca. Miguel was...

Mexico: Letter from Anarchist Political Prisoner Luis Fernando Sotelo

This letter comes from anarchist political prisoner, Luis Fernando Sotelo, and addresses the negation of his most recent legal appeal. Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019To Everyone:I hope that you all are well, and that above all,...

Mexico: We Are Alone Facing the Silence of the Comrades of the Sexta

This statement comes from la Brigada Callejera de Apoyo a la Mujer “Elisa Martínez” A.C., Cihuatlahtolli Feminist Collective A.C. and a liaison committee of the Mexican Sex Work Network. It critiques the recently formed...