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Dessalines’ Ideal of Equality for Haiti

Dessalines’ Ideal of Equality for Haiti

By Michel-Ange Cadet The last clouds of smoke dissipate after the deafening sounds of cannons at Vertières. Bodies, bruised, bloodied, are spread out on the road. Streams of bloods mix with the torrential rains and flow to the gutters. Despite this macabre scene, an army of black men, their hands covered with the blood of […]

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Bush-Clinton Mafia Dynasties Merry-Go-Round

Bush-Clinton Mafia Dynasties Merry-Go-Round

If a space or a time traveler would set his time ship’s dial to 2015, with the United States as its destination, one could think that a mandatory preparation for the journey to understand the US’ political system would be an attentive study of the Constitution. After all, the document, drafted in 1787 by the […]

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Haiti’s Leadership Against Imperialism

Haiti’s Leadership Against Imperialism

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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