Economic Hitmen and Neoliberalism — The Truth About What’s Happening in Ecuador

Economic Hitmen and Neoliberalism — The Truth About What’s Happening in Ecuador By Dylan Charles The South American nation of Ecuador has been in the throes of a bloody populist revolution for nearly two weeks now. On October 3rd, 2019, President Lenín Moreno announced the enactment of Decree 883 which effectively ended decades of government fuel subsidies, causing the price of gasoline and diesel to jump sharply overnight. In a televised speech on Oct. 3, Moreno announced executive order 883 which “liberates the price of diesel and extra gasoline,” justifying…

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