Sunday, January 24, 2010
The United States and Haiti
While the world has watched with horror at the terrible devastation wrought by Haiti's recent earthquake, many see the leadership role taken by the United States in disaster relief as heroic. Unfortunately, appearances can be deceiving, and an article in today's Toronto Star suggests that the United States bears a great deal of responsibility for the violence and poverty that are the perennial companions of the Haitians. Click here to read a very thought-provoking article about the pernicious influence of a country that professes to be so interested in bringing democracy to other parts of the world.