Walton Ford
Chingado, 1998 watercolor, gouache, pencil, and ink on paper 60x119 in.
The theme here is the peasant's struggle in Chiapas, Mexico...

(text along upper right side): Chingado

Te approxima el fin de mundo - Las Profecias Te Crumplen!
Tremblones, Erupciones, Guerres, Pestes, Hambres, e Encendios.

...in unity there: Jaguar Quitze, Jaguar Night, Mahucutah, and True Jaguar. There was no sleep, no rest for them. They cried their hearts and their guts out, there at the dawning and clearing, and so they looked terrible. Great sorrow, great anguish came over them; they were marked by their pain. They just stayed that way." -Popol Vuh.

Structural Adjustment

-Remove restrictions on foreign investments.
-Reorient the economy toward exports in order to earn the foreign exchange required for servicing the...(reduce diverse local production in favor of single-product manufacture or single crop agriculture)
-Reduce wages or wage increases to make exports more competitive.
Reduce government spending.
-Cut tariffs, quotas, and other restrictions on imports.
-Privatize state enterprise.

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