The end of the Aztec Empire

Finally, the last day arrived, the ce coatl of the twenty Tlaxochimaco of the year yei Calli of the Mexica, and Tuesday, August 13, 1521, the day of St. Hippolyte of the Spaniards. Seventy-five days of the siege were completed there, although the Mexica manuscripts count eighty, no doubt because they also include those that…

Bertolt Brecht révolutionnaire !

Bertolt Brecht était l’un des dramaturges, poètes et penseurs les plus importants du XXe siècle. Marxiste peu orthodoxe qui cherchait de nouvelles façons de rapprocher l’art et la politique, il a souvent été considéré de son vivant comme une épine dans le pied des théoriciens communistes plus traditionnels et des décideurs politiques culturels, mais aussi…

The scourge of the world: West’s cultural supremacism

Hundreds of wars and armed conflicts take place every day, in different parts of the global geography, both to maintain the status and modus vivendi of the great urban centres of the West and to exterminate populations that are dispensable for the economic dynamics of modern capitalism. And yet, the drama that is constructed as…

Mexican Police rescue 107 Central American migrants near “The Wall”

During various operations, 107 Central American migrants were rescued in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, state authorities reported.  According to a preliminary report from the National Migration Institute, there are 51 Guatemalans, 9 from El Salvador and 47 from Honduras. Of these 107 people, 72 were released by Tamaulipas authorities and the rest by federal institutions.  The first operation,…

The female Mexicans who are rewriting Wikipedia

Four years ago, a group of women met in a small room of the Simone de Beauvoir Institute in Mexico City. Academics and writers from Wikipedia worked for five hours with the same purpose: to rewrite history in the world’s largest encyclopedia, but this time with women being part of it. Globally, only 1 in…