This cohesion takes shape in C Level Contact List situations of social mobilization such as the current one and allows the government to apply strong repression with the support of the Armed Forces, the mass media and the economic elites. For their part, those who were supposed to represent the opposition – Pachakutik and the Correista Unión por la Esperanza (UNES) – were C Level Contact List trapped in the game of alliances with the Executive under the argument of governability, thus allowing the advancement of the government program and, at the same time, undermining C Level Contact List the moral credibility of opposition forces.
Even so, throughout this first year the relationship C Level Contact List between the Executive and the National Assembly was marked by tension, with threats of "cross death", a figure present in the Constitution of Ecuador that empowers the Executive C Level Contact List Power to dissolve Congress with the obligation to call elections in a period of six months to renew both powers. During that period, the president can rule by decree. On the ninth day of the C Level Contact List national strike, after two years of a pandemic that deepened inequalities and with the recent memory of the October 2019 uprising, the conditions for a fruitful dialogue have not yet materialized. In this way, what is at stake are not only the ten demands raised by Conaie, but the possibilities of a resolution of the conflict that prevents the erosion of democratic institutions.
This is something that, so far, does not seem to C Level Contact List be happening. The Pachakutik Movement's call, third in the first round last February, for an "ideological null vote" was a heavy blow to the candidacy of Andrés Arauz, from the party of former president C Level Contact List Rafael Correa. Arauz, more than losing against Guillermo Lasso, lost against the invalid vote. The C Level Contact List one who defeated progressivism was not so much the right but, possibly, a left that prefers a different option from correismo in Ecuador. The invalid vote and the triumph of the right in