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Midnight of Haiti’s Parliament on the Earthquake’s Anniversary

Midnight of Haiti’s Parliament on the Earthquake’s Anniversary

Just as the earthquake had rattled the ground under the feet of Haitians, the dissolution of the Haitian Parliament at midnight, 00:00 on January 12, 2015, exactly five years later, has shaken to the core Haiti’s republican institutions. Right at the day’s start, the terms expired for all 99 members of the House of Representatives [...]

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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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The Illusion of Democracy

The Illusion of Democracy

From people’s rule to a broken social contract It is ironic, considering democracy’s pitiful state worldwide that, in accordance to its etymology, it literally means “common people’s rule” or, more simply, “people’s power.” The English term democracy and the 14th-century French word democratie come from the Greek demokratia via the Latin democratia. The Greek radical [...]

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Gangster Capitalism: Hillary Clinton’s Push to Globalize Surveillance and Data Mining

Gangster Capitalism: Hillary Clinton’s Push to Globalize Surveillance and Data Mining

When a Clinton speaks, be it aspiring presidential candidate wife or former president husband, we know we are in for a bag packed with tricks. These serve to remind us that the unscrupulous “we the President” team are still a political force waiting to snatch power with insatiable lust. Dismiss and forget them at your [...]

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The US War Culture Has Come Home to Roost

The US War Culture Has Come Home to Roost

Police violence in the United States should not surprise anyone. In Ferguson, Missouri, we have witnessed the use against US citizens of Iraq-tested war technologies. On August 17, 2014, a police force using armored vehicles and military tactics fired rubber bullets and tear gas canisters at peaceful protesters who had been demanding justice against Darren [...]

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