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#Ecuador: Our lives before their profits! Down with the paquetazo, the government, capital and the state!

Ecuador. Here is the translation of a leaflet distributed by comrades in the city of Quito, Ecuador at a demonstration on June 8th, against the economic and repressive measures undertaken by the government of Lenin Moreno and company in light of the “Coronavirus Crisis” there.

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#Ecuador: Against the new “paquetazo” of this exploitative and murderous government, Let’s make a new proletarian revolt!

Yesterday, May 25th was a nationwide day of protest in Ecuador against the new legal package introduced by the government of Lenin Moreno, cynically dubbed the “Humanitarian Aid Law”, which under the pretext of the coronavirus crisis in the country, cuts wages, justifies massive layoffs and increases the price of gasoline (the last of which was the catalyst for the massive revolts in October of last year which shook the whole region and also set the precedent for the subsequent revolts in Chile) .

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Couriers Protests in #Ecuador: Proletarian Resistance in the Midst of Precarization and Pandemic

Quito. Ecuador. April 29th, 2020. On April 22 (known as A22) there was an international strike of delivery workers from Glovo, Uber Eats, Rappi and other home delivery service Apps. Workers from Ecuador, Argentina, Peru, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, and Spain participated. This protest is important and significant because it is the symbol and symptom of the reactivation of the struggle of the “intermittent global proletariat” [1] (which includes the migrant proletariat, such as the Venezuelan workers in Ecuador) in this period of pandemic and the crisis of worldwide capital; meaning a strike of the precarious proletariat from the service sector fighting against the generalized – sanitary, economic, political, social and civilizational – capitalist catastrophe of the 21st century. This began in the worldwide proletarian revolt of 2019, which has now been interrupted by the coronavirus, since the “war against the coronavirus” of all the states and companies on the planet is really a war against the proletariat.

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On the Situation in #Ecuador One Month After the General Strike

More than a month after the October uprising in Ecuador, a communist/anarchist comrade from Quito describes the current situation in Ecuador. It is characterized by repression, labor market reforms, austerity measures and privatizations. At the same time, he criticizes those forces that have contributed significantly to put an end to mass mobilizations, above all the umbrella organization of indigenous nationalities (Conaie).

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