Haiti in the Caribbean: A political economy perspective on the urgent crisis of imperialism / by Tamanisha J. John

Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State, and former president Bill Clinton at opening of garment factory in Haiti on October 22, 2012 (Photo: Getty Pool) Originally published in Black Agenda Report on November 23, 2022 Often, when you mention Haiti in conversation and the anti-imperial struggle that has consistently been waged by the Haitian people againstContinue reading “Haiti in the Caribbean: A political economy perspective on the urgent crisis of imperialism / by Tamanisha J. John”

The ‘Leftism’ of the Americas Collapses at the Door of Haitian Sovereignty / by Jemima Pierre

United Nations peacekeepers from Brazil conduct a security patrol in Cité Soleil, Haiti, during the second round of senatorial elections in 2009 / credit: United Nations The following opinion was originally published in Black Agenda Report. It is an exhilarating time for the “leftists” of the Americas. This past week, at the 77th meeting of the UnitedContinue reading “The ‘Leftism’ of the Americas Collapses at the Door of Haitian Sovereignty / by Jemima Pierre”

Migration as Sign of Climate-Change Impact in the Global South / by W. T. Whitney Jr.

Source: The African Union Mission in Somalia U.S. government programs for migrants who crossed the U.S. southern border are punitive and disjointed. Left-leaning political groupings may criticize, but they too have fallen short in conceptualizing lives of dignity for migrants in the United States. Nor do they adequately take into account adverse circumstances weighing onContinue reading “Migration as Sign of Climate-Change Impact in the Global South / by W. T. Whitney Jr.”

The People’s Summit for Democracy offers a progressive vision to counter US dominance in the region / by Sheila Xiao, Manolo De Los Santos

Coalition organizations from the People’s Summit for Democracy marched on May Day in Los Angeles, California. Parallel to the exclusionary Summit of the Americas organized by the Biden Administration, people’s movements and organizations have organized the People’s Summit for Democracy to uplift diverse voices from across the region and engage in necessary dialogue In aContinue reading “The People’s Summit for Democracy offers a progressive vision to counter US dominance in the region / by Sheila Xiao, Manolo De Los Santos”