By Subcomandante Marcos
During this landmark publication, Seven tales Press offers a robust number of literary, philosophical, and political writings of the masked Zapatista spokesperson, Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos. brought by way of Nobel Prize winner José Saramago, and illustrated with appealing black and white images, Our note Is Our Weapon crystallizes “the ardour of a insurgent, the poetry of a circulate, and the literary genius of indigenous Mexico.”
Marcos first captured global cognizance on January 1, 1994, whilst he and an indigenous guerrilla workforce calling themselves “Zapatistas” revolted opposed to the Mexican govt and seized key cities in Mexico's southernmost kingdom of Chiapas. within the six years that experience handed due to the fact their rebellion, Marcos has altered the process Mexican politics and emerged a world image of grassroots movement-building, uprising, and democracy. The prolific circulate of poetic political writings, stories, and standard myths that Marcos has penned given that January 1, 1994 fill greater than 4 volumes. Our observe Is Our Weapon provides the simplest of those writings, a lot of that have by no means been released ahead of in English.
Throughout this outstanding e-book we listen the uncompromising voice of indigenous groups residing in resistance, expressing via manifestos and myths the common human urge for dignity, democracy, and liberation. it's the voice of a humans refusing to be forgotten the voice of Mexico in transition, the voice of a humans suffering for democracy by utilizing their note as their in simple terms weapon.