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.

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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...
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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: 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...

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...

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...