Protesting Neoliberalism in Ecuador
How did proposed neoliberal reforms lead to conflict in Ecuador in October 2019?
How can neoliberal policies be perceived as structural violence?
We will explore the questions through a video, a reading and by mapping the conflict.
Videos: "DN!: Indigenous-Led Anti-Austerity Protests Shut Down Quito Forcing Ecuadorian Government to Move Capital" and "Aljazeera: What's behind violent protests? Ecuador's vice president explains"
Reading and Study Guide: "Throughout South America, Structural Violence Is Showing Up as Street Violence"
Foreign Policy in Focus. December 20th, 2019.
"Throughout South America, Structural Violence Is Showing Up as Street Violence"
The October strike in Quito, Ecuador (Shutterstock)