Thursday, January 21, 2010

Our Role in Haiti's Plight

Our Role in Haiti's Plight: If we are serious about assisting this devastated land we must stop trying to control and exploit it, by Peter Hallward, The Guardian, January 13, 2010 Any large city in the world would have suffered extensive damage from an earthquake on the scale of the one that ravaged Haiti's capital city on Tuesday afternoon, but it's no accident that so much of Port-au-Prince now looks like a war zone. Much of the devastation wreaked by this latest and most calamitous disaster to befall Haiti is best understood as another thoroughly manmade outcome of a long and ugly historical sequence. More...

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