vendredi 25 mars 2016

Ecuador’s social movements push back against Correa’s neoliberalism

25/03/2016 -

“Out Correa, out!” was the resounding chant of indignation that flared up the streets across Ecuador on March 17 to demand an end to what many have come to see as a deceptive authoritarian government personified by President Rafael Correa.
The protest, called for by the Workers Unitary Front and the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador, or CONAIE, united feminists, students, workers, environmentalists and indigenous groups in the first nationwide coordinated demonstration against Correa since last summer.
But unlike last year, the crowds were smaller and the protest short and peaceful. It had failed to capture the kind of momentum from... Read more