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: 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: The State Responds with Force

Originally posted to It's Going Down By Scott Campbell Several victories for social movements in Mexico were recounted in the Insumisión posted on March 17. This edition focuses on the state’s response, which in the first part...
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Insumisión: Refusing Fear, Choosing Resistance

Originally published to It's Going Down By Scott Campbell It’s been several weeks since the last Insumisión. Apologies for the break, but now we’re back at it and as always there’s a lot of ground...
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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: 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...

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...

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: Community Self-Defense Against Narcos and the State

Originally published to It’s Going Down By Scott Campbell As those of us in the U.S. come together to plan for the incoming Trump regime, hopefully we can find some inspiration and affinity with the ongoing...

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: 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...