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: 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...

Insumisión: Cracks in the Resistance as the Teachers’ Strike Wanes

Originally posted to It's Going Down By Scott Campbell As the teachers’ strike in Mexico continued into the start of the school year, the last Insumisión column noted the tense situation developing, particularly in Oaxaca,...

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: 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...

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: 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: 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: Schools Remain Closed as the State Amasses Forces of Repression

Originally posted on It’s Going Down By Scott Campbell As the strike against educational reform by teachers belonging to the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE) in Mexico enters its fourth month, the conflict between 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...