Anniversary of the Zapatista Uprising

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 | A Public Affair

January 1, 2014 marked the 20th anniversary of the Zapatista army uprising in Mexico just as NAFTA was coming into effect. Check out this edition of A Public Affair to learn more about the clash between the Zapatistas and the Mexican Army.

On Wednesday January 15th, our host Karma Chavez was joined by assistant professor of sociology at Stony Brook University, Melissa Forbis to explain what’s been happening over the past 20 years as well as to commemorate the anniversary of the uprising.

 

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