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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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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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