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Natural Resources by Numbers

The Promise of “El uno por mil” in Ecuador’s Yasuní-ITT Oil Operations

Amelia Fiske

In 2013, President Rafael Correa announced his decision to end the much-heralded Yasuní-ITT initiative. The Ishpingo-Tambococha-Tiputini (ITT) initiative, which had been ongoing for six years, proposed to combat climate change by leaving 850 million

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From Ecuador to Elsewhere

The (Re)Configuration of a Transit Country

Soledad Álvarez Velasco

adopted in tandem ( Pugh 2017 ), which was reflected not only in official national documents but also in public statements made by the then president Rafael Correa. These three empirial clusters were part of the puzzle I faced, confiming that because it

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Dan Brockington

future of both. President Rafael Correa of Ecuador had offered not to drill for oil in this reserve to protect the peoples and nature it contained, if sufficient payment could be raised internationally to compensate for lost revenues. These were not

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Linda D’Amico

2007 with support of a broad coalition, Rafael Correa first instituted a moratorium on industrial mining and focused on integrative development. In 2008 the Constitution of Monticristi recognised rights of its pluri-national peoples and of Nature. Since

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Bret Gustafson, Francesco Carpanini, Martin Kalb, James Giblin, Sarah Besky, Patrick Gallagher, Andrew Curley, Jen Gobby, and Ryan Anderson

eternal victims. Early struggles of the Cofán to stop certain oil activities are recounted in juxtaposition with contemporary contradictions, including the Co-fán’s acquiescence to new oil exploration under President Rafael Correa. Here again, Cepek’s long

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Social Lives and Symbolic Capital

Indigenous ‘Oil Lawsuits’ as Sites of Order and Disorder Making

Veronica Davidov

‘disorderly’ symbolic capital over the years that Ecuador’s current president, Rafael Correa, who has a reputation of being ‘tough on oil’, has crafted oil into a symbol of neo-liberal ‘monster economies’ as a way to assert the new post-neoliberal sovereignty

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Creating the People as ‘One’?

On Democracy and Its Other

Marta Nunes da Costa

Chavez, Ecuador under Rafael Correa, Bolivia under Morales, among others) ‘the people is embodied in a leader’ (De la Torre 2013: 10) , which is what right-wing populists in Europe try to do. Concluding Remarks As Guterres (the UN High Commissioner for

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Shubhi Sharma, Rachel Golden Kroner, Daniel Rinn, Camden Burd, Gregorio Ortiz, John Burton, Angus Lyall, Pierre du Plessis, Allison Koch, Yvan Schulz, Emily McKee, Michael Berman, and Peter C. Little

, Tammy. 2016. Ecuador’s Environmental Movements: Ecoimperialists, Ecodependents, and Ecoresisters . Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 296 pp. ISBN: 978-0-2625-2877-1. For environmentalists in Ecuador, President Rafael Correa’s so-called Citizens’ Revolution