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The Zapatistas and Hope

Chiapas Support Committee

THE ZAPATISTAS AND HOPE

December 18, 2014

*We think that it is necessary for one of us to die so that Galeano lives. 

Marcos with the becomes Galeano Marcos becomes Galeano

To satisfy the impertinence that is death, in place of Galeano we put another name, so that Galeano lives and death takes not a life but just a name – a few letters empty of any meaning, without their own history or life. That is why we have decided that Marcos ceases to exist today.

And death will go away, fooled by an indigenous man whose nom de guerre was Galeano, and those rocks that have been placed on his tomb will once again walk and teach whoever will listen the most basic tenet of Zapatismo: that is, don’t sell out, don’t give in and don’t give up.

Given the above, at 2:08am on May 25, 2014, from the southeast combat front of…

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