MEXICO. It has always seemed that Mexico has a special spot in the Empire. Some many things that seem representative of globalization and Empire seem to converge there...as does the autonomous resistance. The Zapatistas are probably the best known example of the new forms of resistance, but they aren't alone. In Mexico, campesinos fight the Mexican state, the multinationals and all the rest...for their land. In Mexico, communities rise up against huge mining companies and the local police, acting as the company cops, shoot them dead. In Mexico, poverty, Empire, neo-liberalism, globalization, repression and narco cartels combine into a swirling mass of subjective history and objective chaos. MEXICO.
I am posting three articles below, all of them from Upside Down World which sort of say it all.