Over the course of her twenty-five years on air, Friday host Esty Dinur has regularly offered coverage on the Zapatistas, a group of revolutionary Indigenous activists in the state of Chiapas in southern Mexico. For today’s show, we get updates on the Zapatista movement from journalist Kurt Hackbarth and writer and organizer Hilary Klein, who […]
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.
What is the untold story of women’s involvement in the Zapatista movement? How were these women able to construct a new society of dignity and justice? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more.
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.