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: 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: 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...
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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: 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: 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: 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,...
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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...
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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...