Simpson, Will

Will Simpson
31 December 2013Feature

Revolution is still unfolding

New Year’s Day 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of one of the last significant uprisings of the 20th century. The Zapatista rebellion of 1994 was the first revolt of the post-Soviet era, the first uprising to be announced via the then-novel medium of the internet and the first indication that Western-style neoliberalism wasn’t going to have it all its own way in the recently announced ‘New World Order’.

The Zapatista army, the EZLN, quickly…