Cocaleros on Morales: “what a monster we created!”

All in all, Evo’s government remains a government like any other; one that controls the state apparatus, the police and the army included, and does not hesitate to use these levers in order to implement its decisions, which most of the time are driven by market logic and economic considerations, and are not always taken in a very democratic manner:

“It is not, as they say, that there’s no more discrimination and marginalization,” argues Don Emilio, describing what he and many others in Bolivia considers to be a dictadura sindical. “It is actually worse now. The government says that the decisions have to come from the grassroots, not from above. But all the decisions are falling on us from above. [And if we complain] they will automatically say we are medialunistas, right-wingers…”

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