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    The Neighbors Who Blocked the Superhighway


    2010 - 09.19

    Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard ordered a superhighway to be built between two upper class sections of the city, which would go right through the neighborhood of La Malinche. When construction crews arrived and took sledgehammers to the residents’ homes, the people gathered and chased them out. The blockade has been successful since July 26. A story of community organizing and civil resistance.test