Mexico Unconquered: Chronicles of Power and Revolt (Paperback)

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Mexico Unconquered is an evocative report on the powers of violence and corruption in Mexico and the rebel underdogs who put their lives on the line to build justice from the ground up. Mexico Unconquered probes the overwhelming divisions in contemporary Mexico, home to the world's richest man, Carlos Slim, and to destitute millions. John Gibler weaves narrative journalism with lyrical descriptions, combining the journalist's trade of walking the streets and the philosopher's task of drawing out the tremendous implications of the seemingly mundane.

John Gibler has reported for In These Times, Common Dreams, YES Magazine, ColorLines and Democracy Now .

About the Author

John Gibler is a writer and Global Exchange human rights fellow in Mexico who has been covering social movements there since January 1st, 2006. He is also correspondent for Pacifica Radio's KPFA in Mexico. He has reported on the ground from the Zapatistas Other Campaign, the protests against electoral fraud in Mexico City, and the uprising in Oaxaca.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780872864931
ISBN-10: 0872864936
Publisher: City Lights Books
Publication Date: January 1st, 2009
Pages: 356
Language: English