A site for self-determination and against the enclosure of knowledge
Conclusions of academics about the situation in Las Margaritas are challenged by recent events
** The violent acts, particularly the murder of Galeano, are not neutral
** Their investigations gave Zapatismo up almost for dead, the fate of “ideological myth”
San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, May 20, 2014
The social researchers who, with institutional cover, documented the Tojolabal Canyons of Las Margaritas between 2001 and 2012 from an openly anti-Zapatista perspective should be reviewing their interviews and field notes, comparing the names of their informants with the central actors in the recent violence in La Realidad, above all with the names of the murderers of the Zapatista Galeano.
With “deserters” as informants, “opponents” or false followers of Zapatismo who the studious celebrate in different academic publications, because they helped to “prove” their thesis with “impartiality and honesty,” their research gave Zapatismo up almost for dead…
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