Archive for January, 2010

The kidnapping of Haiti

Howard Zinn, Historian who Challenged Status Quo, Dies at 87 The kidnapping of Haiti The theft of Haiti has been swift and crude. On 22 January, the United States secured “formal approval” from the United Nations to take over all air and sea ports in Haiti, and to “secure” roads. No Haitian signed the agreement, […]

Haiti: the real looters are sitting in Washington

Haiti: the real looters are sitting in Washington by Viv Smith FOUR DAYS AFTER the disaster in Haiti, the media shifted its attention from images of suffering to those of looting. Talk has turned to keeping “law and order”. Haitians are increasingly depicted as savages. But the real savages and looters are the US ruling […]

Haiti’s tragedy: A crime of US imperialism

The hate and the quake in Haiti Haiti, Katrina, and Why I Won’t Give To Haiti Through the Red Cross What’s charitably given isn’t always charitably distributed. In 21st century American and its empire, our corporate and military elite wield immense power. Corporate philanthropy serves corporate interests, not human interests, and corporate control over government, […]