Zapatista Indigenous Woman Runs for President of Mexico

The first indigenous woman in history is running for the office of President of Mexico. Politicians always say they are for “the people”, but almost none of them are from the people. CNI (National Indigenous Congress) and Zapatistas are joining forces to present a governance model of community council decision-making and throw out the existing top-down authoritarian governing model.

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About Barbara MacLean

Barbara MacLean has worked as an academic and career counselor at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), Merritt and West Valley Colleges and as a career counselor and manager of the Oakland One Stop Career Center, a public career and jobs center in partnership with EDD. She is a co-founder and editor of Planning Beyond Capitalism.

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