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Israel hits protesters and aid in Palestine

Israel hits protesters and aid in Palestine Palestinians resisting Israeli occupation have been shot at during protests, reports Nick Clark

Earthquake causes new devastation across Haiti

Earthquake causes new devastation across Haiti As Haiti is struck by earthquakes, Sam Ord explores the damage that imperialism has done

The US can’t help Haiti

The US can’t help Haiti The assassination last week of Haitian president Jovenel Moise has led to calls for US troops to be deployed to the nation. It would be a terrible response

CLR James —‘The coming revolution will be black and white’

CLR James —‘The coming revolution will be black and white’ Black people’s resistance was key to abolishing slavery and ending feudalism—and it will be key to winning socialism.

After the earthquake—how world rulers have failed Haiti

After the earthquake—how world rulers have failed Haiti In 2010 an earthquake killed and injured hundreds of thousands of people in Haiti and left many more homeless. But more horrific was world rulers’ response, argues Gabby Thorpe

A history of oppression and revolt in Haiti

08 October 2019
As demonstrations again see a revolt in Haiti causing a crisis for the country’s rulers Gabby Thorpe looks at its turbulent history

Revolt in Haiti grows against shortages, corruption and US

01 October 2019
Months of protests have developed into an uprising that has the potential to bring down the Haitian president

Haiti—the corruption and the scandal behind the protests

25 February 2019
Huge protests and strikes have swept the Caribbean country of Haiti. It’s a revolt against the corruption and imperialism that has impoverished ordinary people, writes Alistair Farrow

Rage at rule of the rich and the corrupt hits Haiti

19 February 2019
Huge protests and a general strike in outrage at corruption have gripped Haiti.

Report reveals the reality of western ‘aid’

31 July 2018
A damning new report in the wake of the Oxfam sexual abuse scandal in Haiti shows how international aid is shaped by Western imperialism

The history of foreign aid is steeped in imperialism

17 February 2018
Right wingers are using revelations about Oxfam in Haiti for their own ends.

Oxfam scandal—another Western crime against Haiti

13 February 2018
Real concerns about the appalling behaviour of Oxfam charity staff—accused of sexual misconduct—are being used to cut foreign aid

How Marxist historian CLR James understood racism and revolutions

22 October 2013
The Trinidadian Marxist CLR James broke new ground in the study of racism and revolutions, says Christian Hogsbjerg

Storm Sandy shows the hypocrisy of our rulers

30 October 2012
Post-tropical storm Sandy is the largest Atlantic tropical system on record. Before it hit the US it ravaged Jamaica, Cuba, the Bahamas, Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Haiti's art is a collective history

30 October 2012
Haitian art is often wrongly labelled "primitive art". This exhibition forces people to value it—even though it doesn’t fit into Western parameters for understanding art.

UN’s tried and tested tactics in Haiti

11 January 2011
Brazil heads the UN mission in Haiti. Haitians say that terrifying, unannounced and unexplained raids of their areas by Brazilian troops are common.

Pictures from Haiti by Leah Gordon

11 January 2011

A year after the earthquake in Haiti - the help that hinders

11 January 2011
One year on from the devastating earthquake, much of Haiti remains in ruins. Life for ordinary Haitians has got worse not better, even after all the promises of aid, the visits from legions of politicians and celebrities, and thousands of US soldiers and United Nations (UN) forces.

Testimony from Haiti: ‘Soldiers here to control us’

11 January 2011
Romel Jean Pierre, 17 years old and a member of Ti Moun Rezistans, a collective in Port-au-Prince

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