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.
What happens to indigenous people when their homelands are declared by well-intentioned outsiders to be precious environmental habitats?- The University of Arizona Press Find out more on today’s APA!
What’s going on in Mexico? How did 43 students disappear? What are the roles the global economy and NAFTA have played? How about border security? Immigration? Corruption on both sides of the border? Narco-trafficking? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Is art a distinct teaching tool of cultural expression? How does performance art draw on cultural heritages as a mode of agency among populations that have been displaced in the Americas? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find our more!
It has been four months since 43 students went missing in Mexico’s Guerrero state. Who is to blame for the students disappearance? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Author and activist Hilary Klein’s new book is called “Companeras-Zapatista Women’s Stories.” Hilary’s speaking all over town this week, but her first stop is right here on the Monday Buzz.