Zapatista Sand Animation
"...The training standard of the two Zapatista education promoters I know in Zapata is one of those things where I’ve gotta step back, take a little breath, and remember that these people are exactly one inspiringly rebellious generation out of plantation slavery, and any grandfather here just might bear the mark of the lash on his back and certainly never saw the inside of a classroom as a child...Cassius has never been to school a day in his life and can’t read or write so much as his name. He’s thin, short, and leathery like most Tzeltal peasants I’ve met, and especially in the firelight’s flicker, something in the gaunt lines of his face reminded me of Howard Zinn, and, hmm, I’m not sure how to say it. There’s just something about the guy, a sort of deep inner wounding and bitter memory that manifests as moral authority and scarred wisdom, there we go..."
Andrew's latest dispatch: And a soul in ev'ry stone.