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Zapatista Army of National Liberation

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[[File:Mexico.Chis.EZLN.01.jpg|thumb|right|Federal Highway 307, Chiapas. The top sign reads, in Spanish, "You are in Zapatista rebel territory. Here the people command and the government obeys." Bottom sign: "North Zone. Council of Good Government. Trafficking in weapons, planting of drugs, drug use, alcoholic beverages, and illegal selling of wood are strictly prohibited. No to the destruction of nature."]]
 
The ideology of the Zapatista movement, [[Neozapatismo]], synthesizes traditional Mayan practices{[specify}} with elements of [[libertarian socialism]], [[anarchism]],<ref>{{cite web|url=http://abahlali.org/node/6664#attachments |title=Morgan Rodgers Gibson (2009) 'The Role of Anarchism in Contemporary Anti-Systemic Social Movements', Website of Abahlali Mjondolo, December, 2009 |publisher=Abahlali.org |date= |accessdate=2013-10-29}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://abahlali.org/node/7619 |title=Morgan Rodgers Gibson (2010) 'Anarchism, the State and the Praxis of Contemporary Antisystemic Social Movements, December, 2010 |publisher=Abahlali.org |date= |accessdate=2013-10-29}}</ref> and [[Marxism]].<ref>"[https://fiq.ischool.utoronto.ca/index.php/fiq/article/view/104/256 The Zapatista Effect: Information Communication Technology Activism and Marginalized Communities] {{webarchive |url=https://web.archive.org/web/20110816101810/https://fiq.ischool.utoronto.ca/index.php/fiq/article/view/104/256 |date=August 16, 2011 }}"
</ref> The historical influence of [[anarchism in Mexico|Mexican Anarchists]] and various Latin American socialists is apparent in Neozapatismo. The positions of [[Subcomandante Marcos]] add a Marxist<ref>"[https://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/06/international/americas/06mexico.html?_r=1&sq=zapatistas%20marcos&st=cse&scp=4&pagewanted=all The Zapatista's Return: A Masked Marxist on the Stump]"</ref> element to the movement. A Zapatista slogan is in harmony with the concept of [[mutual aid (politics)|mutual aid]]: "For everyone, everything. For us, nothing" (''Para todos todo, para nosotros nada'').
 
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