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Originally written and published in Spanish by Mexican Anarchist-Communist comrades Antagonismo, here, on Sept. 26, 2017. Translated by Noche of Mas Ultra.

 

… Well then, why aren’t we going to rebuild in even better conditions to replace what has been destroyed? Because ruins do not trouble us. We know we are going to inherit nothing more than ruins, because the bourgeoisie will try to destroy this world during its last historical phase. But – I repeat – we are not troubled by ruins, because we carry in our hearts a new world.

Buenaventura Durruti

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Municipal Palace of Juchitan, Oaxaca in ruins

September 7th. The arrival of Peña Nieto in Oaxaca, on the 7th and 8th of September, demonstrates how the government, armed forces and business interests work in conjunction to extract the highest level of economic benefit and profits at the expense of the territorial dispossession, exploitation and misery of working people, in this case of the Oaxacan worker.

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