Ecuador’s historic election explained: Inside the Citizens’ Revolution

Ben Norton traveled to Ecuador to report on the historic election, which pits a wealthy US-backed right-wing banker against a left-wing economist who pledges to continue the socialist Citizens’ Revolution launched by former President Rafael Correa. In this dispatch, working-class Ecuadorians explain why they support leftist candidate Andrés Arauz and oppose the repressive Washington-allied government of Lenín Moreno. Update: Ecuador holds a run-off election between left-wing economist Andrés Arauz and right-wing banker Guillermo Lasso on April 11. This report and … Continue reading Ecuador’s historic election explained: Inside the Citizens’ Revolution