To move forward we must face the past.
Healing Body and Heart, Cuban Style
by Beverly Bell and Tory Fieldposted Apr 02, 2010
- Cuban doctors and artists–on the ground in Haiti even before the earthquake–are helping survivors heal.
Help for Haiti: Time for New Ideas
by Nikhil Azizposted Mar 29, 2010
- International aid has increased Haiti's food dependency and undermined its democracy. How can the world help Haiti recover without repeating past mistakes?
In America: Getting Beyond the Hate
by Sarah van Gelderposted Mar 26, 2010
- Race-baiting at recent tea party rallies is the most recent sign that we have a long way to go to move beyond racism in the United States. But there are exciting signs that a move to a post-racial society is possible and may even be underway.
Solidarity as Economic System
by Beverly Bellposted Mar 26, 2010
- 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
by Neve Gordonposted Mar 18, 2010
- 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)
by Beverly Bellposted Mar 17, 2010
- 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
by Beverly Bellposted Mar 08, 2010
- 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
by Beverly Bellposted Mar 04, 2010
- Haiti's way forward is tied to food sovereignty and a renewed focus on local agriculture.
Everyday Conversations to Heal Racism
by Roberto Vargasposted Mar 04, 2010
- 5 steps to courageous conversations about race and culture.
Gender and Justice in Haiti
by Beverly Bellposted Feb 17, 2010
- Beverly Bell remembers Magalie Marcelin, a leader of Haiti's movement for women's rights, who was killed during the earthquake.
Fighting Like Hell
by Beverly Bellposted Feb 11, 2010
- Haiti has a long history of exploitation, but an equally long history of powerful resistance.
A Victory for Haiti
by Hayley Hathawayposted Feb 10, 2010
- 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 Gelderposted Jan 27, 2010
- 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
by Phyllis Bennisposted Jan 20, 2010
- 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
by Sarah van Gelderposted Jan 13, 2010
- The best options for helping the Haitian people recover from the devastating January 12 earthquake.