Autonomist Marxist Interpretations of the Zapatista Uprising: A Critique

  title={Autonomist Marxist Interpretations of the Zapatista Uprising: A Critique},
  author={Christopher G. Gunderson},
  journal={Science \& Society},
The 1994 Zapatista uprising in Chiapas, Mexico suggested a rupture with Marxist orthodoxies and the possibility of a new radical anti-capitalist politics. Arguing that they should be viewed as transitional between the “old” hierarchical forms of the Leninist party and the “new” distributed network form of the multitude, Autonomist Marxist theorists Antonio Negri, Michael Hardt, John Holloway, and Harry Cleaver have broadly influenced how both scholars and activists understand the Zapatistas… 



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