Articles by: Naomi Klein

March 12, 2009

The Ecuadoran government recently withdrew the legal status of the well-respected Acción Ecológica, a local environmental group. The organization has been highly critical of the Correa administration's environmental policies, particularly a government-backed mining law reform. For 20 years, the group has worked closely with indigenous movement and the communities directly affected by mining and oil exploitation. Activist-writer Naomi Klein wrote the President an open letter in support of Acción Ecológica.