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Healing Trauma

To move forward we must face the past.

Solidarity as Economic System Solidarity as Economic System
by Beverly Bell
In Haiti, sharing communities are proving more shock-proof in the wake of disaster than market-based economies.
Rachel Corrie and the Image of Israel Rachel Corrie and the Image of Israel
by Neve Gordon
Commentary: What can we learn from Israel's response to the death of Rachel Corrie, who was crushed by a bulldozer while protesting the demolition of Palestinian homes in the Gaza strip?
What Haitians Want from Americans (and What They Don't) What Haitians Want from Americans (and What They Don't)
by Beverly Bell
We asked Haitians in civil society organizations, on the streets, in buses, “What do you want from the U.S.? What help can Americans give Haiti?” Here are some of their answers.
Haitian Women Mourn the Dead, Recommit to the Living Haitian Women Mourn the Dead, Recommit to the Living
by Beverly Bell
In Haiti, International Women's Day is a reminder of what women have done and are still doing to keep hope alive.
A Future for Agriculture, A Future for Haiti A Future for Agriculture, A Future for Haiti
by Beverly Bell
Haiti's way forward is tied to food sovereignty and a renewed focus on local agriculture.
Everyday Conversations to Heal Racism Everyday Conversations to Heal Racism
by Roberto Vargas
5 steps to courageous conversations about race and culture.
Gender and Justice in Haiti Gender and Justice in Haiti
by Beverly Bell
Beverly Bell remembers Magalie Marcelin, a leader of Haiti's movement for women's rights, who was killed during the earthquake.
Fighting Like Hell Fighting Like Hell
by Beverly Bell
Haiti has a long history of exploitation, but an equally long history of powerful resistance.
A Victory for Haiti A Victory for Haiti
by Hayley Hathaway
How an international, grassroots mobilization helped spur the G7's decision to cancel Haiti's onerous foreign debt.
Cancel Haiti's Debt
by Sarah van Gelder
There's a growing movement to cancel Haiti's foreign debt as a way to return to the Haitian people the authority to rebuild their lives and their country.
Haiti Needs Aid, Not Militarization Haiti Needs Aid, Not Militarization
by Phyllis Bennis
In the rush to provide life-saving aid to the people of Haiti, the U.S. military needs to get its priorities straight.
What You Can Do to Help Haiti What You Can Do to Help Haiti
by Sarah van Gelder
The best options for helping the Haitian people recover from the devastating January 12 earthquake.
Trauma Stewardship Trauma Stewardship
by Rinku Sen
ColorLines' Rinku Sen finds this guide useful for "anyone who stays close to the ground as they help to change that landscape".
People We Love :: Bahati Kizungu People We Love :: Bahati Kizungu
by Lynsi Burton
Reporting for children’s rights.
Veteran Fasts for Peace
by Brooke Jarvis
Concerned for the mental health of soldiers, Thomas Mahany wrote a letter asking President Obama to "deal with the cause, not just the effect" of war's trauma by bringing troops home.
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