Sweatshops Won’t Save Haiti

The United Nations will host a Haiti donors’ conference at the end of March. This conference will be quite different from last year’s event, of course, coming as it does on the heels of the worst earthquake to strike Haiti in two centuries. An agenda has...

Fighting Like Hell in Haiti

The pioneering labor organizer Mother Jones said, “Pray for the dead, and fight like hell for the living.” That pretty much sums up Haiti’s priorities today. The nation called the “pearl of the Antilles,” back when it was the wealthiest Caribbean colony, has always...

Haiti: Earthquakes and Neo-Colonialism

One can see At just a glance; That Haiti never Had a chance. Our hearts go out to the Haitians. Earthquakes and hurricanes. Disaster after disaster. There’s no letup. We’ll send cash, food, meds, trucks, pumps, clothes, shovels, tarps, bulldozers, cement,...