The Fire and the Word: A History of the Zapatista Movement (Paperback)
An illustrated history of the Zapatistas based on interviews with the movement's original organizers.
About the Author
Gloria Muñoz Ramírez worked for the Mexican newspaper "Punto," for the German news agency DPA, for the U.S. newspaper "La Opinion" and for the Mexican daily "La Jornada." She has lived and worked in Chiapas for years. Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos describes himself as the spokesperson for the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN). Marcos says: Marcos is gay in San Francisco, black in South Africa, an Asian in Europe, a Chicano in San Ysidro, an anarchist in Spain, a Palestinian in Israel...Marcos is all the exploited, marginalized and oppressed minorities, resisting and saying, 'Enough'! Herman Bellinghausen is a journalist for the Mexican daily, La Jornada.