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Haiti’s Leadership Against Imperial Hubris

Haiti’s Leadership Against Imperial Hubris

By Michel-Ange Cadet Negro: that’s what they called us. Not to designate our person but mainly to assert a supposed supremacy which they believed themselves to hold and in the name of which we had to serve them, work however they wished, and satisfy all their whims, wealth, glory, pleasures… They wanted to make us [...]

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Lessons from MLK: How to Free Haiti from Foreign Occupation

Lessons from MLK: How to Free Haiti from Foreign Occupation

The dissolution of Haiti’s parliament on January 12, 2015, coming so close Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday, brings forth reflections on the utility of non-violent action as a tool to fight a foreign occupation. An occupation, of course, is not the same as the struggle of a disenfranchised group of people for equal rights within [...]

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Haiti: Time for Clinton and Co to Pack and Go

Haiti: Time for Clinton and Co to Pack and Go

Once more, we have tasted salt. We have mourned our dead from the earthquake and the cholera epidemic. The collective depression, the temporary zombification has lifted. It is time to evict the occupier and pursue the traitors and enemies of our independence. No exception. This is not the first time the United States has occupied [...]

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Magical Thinking and the Myth of Providential Men

Magical Thinking and the Myth of Providential Men

Despite humanity’s considerable leaps in scientific and technological progress in the past 200 years, the collective consciousness of humankind appears to have stood still or even, in many instances, to have regressed to a stage of brutality and lack of rational thinking. This regression of the collective psyche has expressed itself by a revival of [...]

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Jews, Muslims and Christians Once Lived Harmoniously in Palestine

Jews, Muslims and Christians Once Lived Harmoniously in Palestine

Western media renewed its campaign of demonization in summer 2014 against Hamas, the Sunni Islamic organization that leads the Palestinian government in Gaza. This was presumably because Hamas was behind the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers who were later discovered to have been murdered. Later, more substantial information came out to prove that the accusation [...]

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