Raúl Romero Gallardo is a Mexico City-based sociologist, Latin Americanist, and academic technician at UNAM Social Research Institute. He teaches at the Faculty of Political Sciences, as well as at UNAM. As a Zapatista sympathizer and anti-capitalist militant, he is a Red Universitaria Anticapitalista member. He co-coordinated the book Resistencias locales, utopías globales (2015) and writes frequently for the Mexican newspaper La Jornada. His topics of interest include anti-capitalism, social movements, autonomies, socio-environmental resistance, emancipatory processes, and criminal economies.