Insumisión

"Insumisión" is a featured column from Scott Campbell that brings you news and analysis from social movements and struggles in the territory referred to as Mexico.

Insumisión: Resistance and Repression in Mexico

Originally posted to It's Going Down By Scott Campbell Welcome to the first edition of “Insumisión,” a new regular column here on It’s Going Down, bringing you news and analysis from social movements and struggles in the...

Insumisión: Reclaiming Life in a Panorama of Death

Originally posted to It's Going Down By Scott Campbell As the violence and repression instigated, permitted and perpetrated by the Mexican State continues to grow, it can become overwhelming to summarize it in these pages in a...

Insumisión: Battles Lines Are Drawn in the Face of the Looming Storm

Originally posted to It's Going Down By Scott Campbell Happy May Day! Around Mexico today numerous marches will be held, primarily organized by the National Education Workers Union (SNTE) and its more radical tendency, the National Education...

A Note on Insumisión

A little more than a year ago, the crew at It’s Going Down approached me about doing a regular, roundup-style post on resistance and repression in Mexico. Out of those discussions, Insumisión was born....

Insumisión: Victories Don’t Slow the Struggle

Originally posted to It's Going Down By Scott Campbell In the past two weeks, social movements in Mexico racked up significant victories while continuing to organize in the face of constant state repression. Detractors will point...
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Insumisión: From Teachers’ Strike to People’s Rebellion

Originally published by It’s Going Down By Scott Campbell With the ongoing teachers’ strike that has morphed into a widespread rebellion, primarily in Oaxaca and Chiapas, we haven’t put together a more general roundup of resistance...

Insumisión: Amidst the Barricades, Building a Movement for the Long Run

Originally posted to It’s Going Down By Scott Campbell Next week, teachers in Mexico belonging to the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE) will mark three months on strike. Three months without pay, of sleeping in...

Insumisión: Winning Freedom, Building Autonomy

Originally posted to It's Going Down By Scott Campbell We’ll start this look at the past two weeks in Mexico with some good news: people getting free. After seventeen months in prison and following a national...
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Insumisión: It Was the State

Originally posted to It’s Going Down By Scott Campbell Several significant events have unfolded during the past couple weeks in Mexico, from an end the teachers’ strike to the commemoration of major key dates for the...

Insumisión: Strike!

Originally posted to It's Going Down By Scott Campbell The last edition of Insumisión started with news of the national teachers strike in Mexico and that’s where we’ll kick things off here. It’s been an intense fourteen...