A Mexican Spring begins to blossom

Student protesters in Mexico City holding signs, "Estudiantes Informados Jamás Manipulados #YOSOY132"

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN(?) In Mexico City’s daily life — in the shops, taxicabs, cafes and lines waiting for the bus — one could hear conversations between people of all ages saying that Enrique Peña Nieto would, without a doubt, win the presidential elections. “Either something huge will happen,” a taxi driver told me, “or he …

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May Day 2012

Occupied Tucson Citizen banner. Black background, white text. OCCUPIED in capitalized stencil. "Tucson Citizen" in serif font.

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN On May 1st, 2012, we are creating a new kind of holiday – A People’s Holiday – One that’s not just yet another flavor of consumerism, but is explicitly about imagining a world beyond consumerism. We ask you to do one of two things to commemorate this day. Don’t like what you …

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