A slightly shorter version of this appeared on the Jan 6, 2014 Old Mole Variety Hour
The well-read red considers Zapatista resistance to neoliberalism.
This month marks "the 20th anniversary of the Zapatista uprising
in . . . Mexico, a short moment with a long legacy of struggle for indigenous rights. The Zapatistas–also known as the Zapatista Army of National Liberation or the EZLN–are a movement of indigenous people fighting against the effects of neoliberalism, particularly the privatization of land and other natural resources."