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No! Al Tren Maya

The Tren Maya is a multibillion dollar megaproject being pushed by Mexico’s ostensibly left-wing President AMLO, which aims to connect tourist destinations surrounding the Yucatan peninsula. The project cuts through indigenous territories and wild forests, and has faced concerted opposition on the ground from indigenous communities as well as the EZLN (Zapatistas). This is the kind of “development” that gives socialism a bad name. Read more here, here and here. #NoAlTrenMaya


A hapless oversized ear of corn, maize, with husk is tied with red rope to black train tracks. Text above and below in Spanish reads: “NO! AL TREN MAYA.” 

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