About Me

After 3 years Cooperativa Crater Invertido still is a collective workshop, an archive, a kitchen, a residence, a cooperative space, a free media newsroom, a small press, a volcano. Their main focus is on their programme “Workgroups on the present”. These are collective researches that address current social, political, economical and cultural discussions which become public through printed matter.

Day of death in Santa María Ostula, Michoacán
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Day of death in Santa María Ostula, Michoacán

Risking it all for changing the state of things, defending what belongs to the community, is a decission that can only take those who appreciate life, those who are convinced that life is worth living in a dignified way. Ostula, an indiginous nahua community located in the pacific coast in the state of Michoacán, in […]

Celebration and struggle in the land of xayacates
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Celebration and struggle in the land of xayacates

«The accompany in silence the coffin, until the cementery. Los Caballeros Templarios (a drug trafficking organization) passed full speed in their pick-up trucks, drinking beer, raising dust in the dirt road, listening narcocorridos at full volume (music genre typical from drug trafficking organizations). The family of the victim moved forward with their head down, we […]

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Walking towards autonomy: TV Cherán

“Lo que paso en Cherán pues no lo podemos ver como todo se logra con paz, entonces aquí lo que se puede ver es que si te están apuntando con un arma y tú vas a pedirles paz lo único que vas a recibir es un tiro en ese momento. Estas represiones ocurren en las […]

Tv Cherán: communitary television for an autonomous way of living
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Tv Cherán: communitary television for an autonomous way of living

  It’s been four year since the town of Cherán K’eri in the state of Michoacán raised against the destruction and pollution of their woods and river carried away by the government and his organized crime along with those who wanted to destroy their woods. The struggle has not only allowed to stop the devastation […]

Our plans are for living. Theirs, are for imposing death
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Our plans are for living. Theirs, are for imposing death

We think it’s possible to organize to transform the world, no from above, not taking the power and from there, taking measures. We think that the key is to organize from below to reach achievements, satisfy needs. How will we do it, I don’t know, but I’m sure that we can work it out. Subcomandante […]