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John Ross : The Next Mexican Revolution

Liberation Army of the South, led by Emiliano Zapata, fought the government forces of Gen. Porfirio Diaz, in the state of Morelos, Mexico. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.The next Mexican Revolution: Don’t look now but the long-awaited resurgence of the Mexican … finish reading John Ross : The Next Mexican Revolution

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John Ross : Mexico’s Buy-Centennial ‘Grito’

Mexico’s Bicentennial: Miguel Hidalgo with the banner of the Virgen de Guadalupe.Can a new revolution be far behind?The countdown to Mexico’s Buy-Centennial ‘Viva Mexico! Let’s go kill some Gachupines!’ By John Ross / The Rag Blog / September 8, 2010 … finish reading John Ross : Mexico’s Buy-Centennial ‘Grito’

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John Ross : An Uprising of Bones in Mexico

Tlatecuhtli, Aztec goddess of the earth, a fierce frog-like creature. The monumental 12-ton slab was discovered during an excavation beneath a popular Mexico City cantina. Photo from Noticias Azatlan Virtual.An uprising of bones:Macabre marks past and present in Mexico By … finish reading John Ross : An Uprising of Bones in Mexico

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Mexico : Anarchists Celebrate Mexican Revolution With Real Fireworks

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution in Mexico City. (Some went a little further in their observance: See story below.) Photo from La Jornada.A real blast:Bombs, resistance mark 100thanniversary of Mexican RevolutionBy John Ross / The Rag Blog … finish reading Mexico : Anarchists Celebrate Mexican Revolution With Real Fireworks

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John Ross : A Mexican Revolution Every 100 Years?

“Revolución.” Woodcut by José Guadalupe Posada / Biografías y Vidas.1810! 1910! 2010?A Mexican Revolution timelineBy John Ross / The Rag Blog / November 26, 2009 MEXICO CITY — Fact: Every 100 years on the tenth year of the century, Mexico … finish reading John Ross : A Mexican Revolution Every 100 Years?

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Mexico : ‘Tormenta Electrica’ and the 100th Anniversary of the Revolution

‘!Aqui se ve la fuerza del SME!’Chronicle of a Tormenta Electrica I awoke to the racket of Federal Police helicopters buzzing the Centro Historico like giant gnats. Ever since 1968 when Diaz Ordaz’s helicopters dropped flairs to signal the start … finish reading Mexico : ‘Tormenta Electrica’ and the 100th Anniversary of the Revolution

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Mexico : Wave of Anarchist Bombings Has Rich Historical Context

‘The breath of the revolution’: Wave of anarchist bombings hits Mexico;Security forces on red alert By John Ross / The Rag Blog / October 5, 2009 MEXICO CITY — An unprecedented wave of anarchist bombings here and in provincial capitals … finish reading Mexico : Wave of Anarchist Bombings Has Rich Historical Context

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