"Make ourselves children of rebellion and resistance", declare the Zapatistas.
"We would like to mention that in the coming days there will be a very important meeting in Cancun, Mexico.
And we are not referring to the meeting of the World Trade Organization, that body which commands the new world war against humanity.
No, we are talking about the meeting which will have people from all over the planet, in order to repeat the "no" to the exclusionary world of money and to affirm that another world is possible.
It is our understanding that there will be a meeting from September 1 - 7 concerning alternative media and technology, and from September 8-9, a campesino forum.
And, on September 9, within a month, there will be mobilizations in Cancun and throughout the world against those who think they are the owners of the planet.
In September, the word of the zapatistas will go to Cancun and to the planet, in the method and manner which shall be decided.
Brothers and sisters:
We would also like to send greetings and to embrace, with special affection and admiration, all those worlds which there are in the world.
We do not know the countries, but we do know some people who are fighting in them, and we have learned, through their words and their actions, that dignity and rebellion have nothing to do with flags, languages, types of exchange and passports. We are telling those different worlds that from here, from the mountains of the Mexican southeast, they are not alone.
Brothers and sisters:
Let us leave racism and exclusion behind, let us see a common path that will lead us towards the hope for a more human life.
In order to build this new world, it is necessary and important that all men and women make ourselves children of rebellion and resistance, and realize that our wages will be being the first to try out the modern jails built by the so-called governments.
Which will mean then, not to lose sight of the world-wide global monster.
And these have been our words, and what follows is dancing and struggling.
Viva world resistance!
Viva world rebellion!
Vivan the poor peoples of the world!
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