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.Wuppertal
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) .Continue reading #Ecuador: Against the new “paquetazo” of this exploitative and murderous government, Let’s make a new proletarian revolt!
This text, composed for the most part of key fragments from texts by other historical and international comrades on the themes proposed, is the continuation or second part of my text “The self-abolition of the proleariat as the end of the capitalist world (or why the current revolt doesn’t transform into revolution”, and it’s a tentative and provisional response to the question “So what should we do then?”Continue reading On activism, theory, the individual and revolutionary organization. An imaginary debate between a few comrades
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).Continue reading On the Situation in #Ecuador One Month After the General Strike