Video and a Brief Explainer from the Mexico City Uprising

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Correction: The text says Flores Magon’s newspaper was Metamorphis. Actually, it was Regeneración. Sorry about that. You can read the Regeneración newsletter here in Spanish or English. See a photo of one of the newsletter’s layouts, down below.

Mexico City

Riot police stomp on Mexico City's El Zocalo in front of a cathedral. Both the cathedral and the concrete sit on top of the sacred ruins of the Mexica Temples. Riot police stomp on the teacher’s encampment in Mexico City’s El Zocalo during the September 13 eviction. Both the cathedral and the concrete sit on top of the sacred ruins of the Mexica Temples.

For a couple of weeks now, mass mobilizations have been taking place in Mexico City against the privatization of education and energy. The Coordinadora Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación–National Commission of Education Workers (CNTE) were joined by a large anarchist contingent and several clashes with police took place. In the next couple of days, a video was sent to Bay Area Intifada, but we didn’t want to post riots without context.

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