It's time to banish the word "looting" from the media vocabulary in times of disaster.
In this moment of death and destruction, we should not turn away.
For much of Haiti's existence, foreign powers have used debt not just to control but to plunder it.
How far have women come if a country like Canada permits a father to imprison his daughter in the cage of Saudi laws?
The Pentagon has a new Monroe Doctrine.
Jeremy Scahill discusses how Haiti's earthquake creates the perfect environment for security contractors to intervene and take advantage of the lawless state.
The continued portrayal of Haiti as the basket case of the hemisphere without accurate contextualization further wounds the Haitian people and misleads the American public.
A victory by Sebastian Pinera in the Chilean marks a major turning point in the post-Pinochet transition, and a return to power of some of the hardcore rightists who collaborated with the military regime.
The longest continuous nonviolent mobilization in Palestinian history is uniting villagers from all political factions, along with Israeli and international activists, against the encroachments of Israel's separation barrier.
Ari Melber discusses the political implications of Pat Robertson's statement about Haiti's curse.