Although the struggle and decision-making in Oaxaca were led by locals, indigenous, and truly seemed to be guided by the “regular people,” there were many others involved as well.
Many optimistic young activists, people looking to support and assist the struggle, and envisioning a “new world in their hearts,” travelled to Oaxaca to help where they could.
This is a short interview with a young man named Rafa, who travelled to Oaxaca, hoping to witness revolution in his lifetime. Unfortunately the barricade was cut short, and today no one knows quite what direction the struggle may take next.
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