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The adjustment and austerity policies, Country Email Listthe economic and health collapse exacerbated by the covid-19 pandemic and deepened by the incompetence and corruption of the Lenín Moreno government are all factors that arouse intense social indignation. It is the perfect storm in which radical discourses and Country Email List hopes are deployed most successfully or that are intended as such. Lasso presents himself as the standard bearer of an alternative business model to "Correista statism." Nothing new under the sun. Private initiative, tax reduction, foreign investment that will pour in due to trust in a serious government and a minimal State. Oil and mining are presented this time as the heart of the promised recovery, seasoned Country Email List with subsidized loans for small agricultural businesses at 1% interest and 30 years. The publicized result of such a recipe is two.