Hurricane of inhumanity: five years after Katrina

Mamoon Alabbasi argues that, five years after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, the principal lesson from that disaster – the need to put humanity above prejudice and greed – has

The Petraeus briefing: Biden’s embarrassment is not the whole story

The January Mullen briefing was unprecedented. No previous CENTCOM commander had ever expressed himself on what is essentially a political issue; which is why the briefers were careful to tell

Historical Amnesia: Haiti and Media Presentation

Once in debt, the IMF and World Bank stepped in and as is usual with their actions, demanded trade concessions and internal financial changes that not only increased the indebtedness

America’s Sad History with Haiti

Had America let Aristide run his country, without interfering, the suffering in Haiti would have been greatly lessened. If Washington had let them have their loans for health care, infrastructure,

America’s Sorry History with Haiti

There is another kind of aid that the people of Haiti need that isn’t being talked about. They need us to understand their real history, their culture and their potential.

Muslims helping Haiti

Haiti is experiencing unimaginable suffering from its devastating earthquake, with more than 150,000 dead and one to three million individuals displaced.

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

Haiti Gets a Penny of Each U.S. Aid Dollar

AP-- Only 1 cent of each dollar the U.S. is spending on earthquake relief in Haiti is going in the form of cash to the Haitian government, according to an

The Haiti Haters

There’s something that annoys about Haiti -- especially among those who know little about the country. The Haitian tragedy has opened up a whole new industry for what could be

Covering Haiti: When the Media Is the Disaster

Why were so many people in Haiti hungry before the earthquake? Why do we have a planet that produces enough food for all and a distribution system that ensures more