Haiti

Haiti: Class Analysis of a Crisis

An analysis of the Haitian political conflict of the early 2000's which culminated in overthrow (for the second time) of President Jean Paul Aristide in 2004.

Working for the Rat: Murray MacAdam

An article on working conditions for Haitian textile workers for the Disney Corporation and the attempts by US labour activists to pressure the company to reform its practices.

Rich Companies, Poor Workers: The US-Haiti Connection

Documentation into working conditions in outsourced textile factories in Haiti in the 90's.

Haiti Under the Gun: Allan Nairn

FRAPH gunmen attack demonstration

An article detailing the collaboration between the US government and the paramilitary FRAPH in Haiti in the 1990's.

Industrial Worker #1706 (June 2008)

The June 2008 issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Mass deportations in the Dominican Republic

'Haitians' facing mass deportation from the Dominican Republic

Hundreds of thousands of black people are facing expulsion from the Dominican Republic, after new rules allowing the state to strip Dominican citizenship from ‘Haitians’.

Democracy restored - Noam Chomsky

November 1994 article by Noam Chomsky on the restoration of democracy and the effective US intervention in Haiti.

The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo revolution - C.L.R. James

Painting by January Suchodolski of Haitian Revolution

This powerful, intensely dramatic book is the definitive account of the Haitian Revolution of 1794-1803, a revolution that began in the wake of the Bastille but became the model for the Third World liberation movements from Africa to Cuba.

Haiti: Address to the Camps - Batay Ouvriye

An appeal to refugees of the Haitian earthquake by local workers' organisation Batay Ouvriye, March 12th, 2010

We do not live in the best of all possible worlds

Starting with a look back towards the Lisbon Earthquake, the article reflects on the inadequacies of change in light of the horrific Haitian Earthquake on the 12th January 2010.