Haiti - The Empire Strikes Again

By Guest Blogger Terry Morrone The good old USA has added another country to its empire. It was an earth quake assisted takeover. The major media as usual have the story all wrong. While a few stories in the major media covered the ineffectiveness of US aid, most focused instead on the poor, miserable and […]

Hitting bottom at the top - White House forgets to lead on Haiti

People are dying in Haiti because they can’t get out, Dr. Green said. Shala Dewan, New York Times, January 29 Many of us wanted to think that the dreadful behavior during the Bush administration was some sort of aberration. We had a relatively clean election and ended up with a more intelligent and compassionate president […]

HAITI CENSORED FROM 1994 TO 2008

HAITI CENSORED FROM 1994 TO 2008 HAITI CENSORED IN 1994: Story # 10 Haiti: Drugs, Thugs, The CIA and the Deterrence of Democracy; Sources: The New York Times, 11/1/93; Pacific News Service, 10/20/93 & 11/2/93. HAITI CENSORED IN 1994: Story # 14 Haiti: Under the FTAAA, multinational corporations could leverage exploited workers in Mexico against […]

US Corporate Media Propagandizes Haiti Tragedy

The following analysis traces the long history of imperial domination and exploitation of Haiti by the United States. The US Corporate media covers the “humanitarian’ message of US military control and fails to include the historical context of over 100 years of imperialism. Haiti’s tragedy: A crime of US imperialism By Bill Van Auken, The […]

Haiti – The State Apparatus Collapsed Too

When the 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti a little over a week ago, a lot more than buildings and infrastructure collapsed. While the presidential palace crumbled, so did the state infrastructure. In a country as desperately poor as Haiti, and with such revolutionary traditions, first and foremost in importance in this state infrastructure are the forces […]

Haitian Immigrant Tells His Struggle to US Citizenship

Wilson’s homeland of Haiti lays in ruins today. He has not been able to reach his family there. But well before today, the Haitian people have struggled in grave poverty and amidst political turmoil, which Wilson escaped from to make a better life in the United States. This is his story.