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international / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Monday September 02, 2013 18:16 byMark Weisbrot
Obama has less legitimacy and popular support for the proposed bombing than almost any US military action in recent history. read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Wednesday August 07, 2013 18:33 byMark Weisbrot
Americans are shielded from the ugly consequences of US military power by our journalists' self-censorship. read full story / add a comment
central america / caribbean / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Tuesday April 02, 2013 21:47 byMark Weisbrot
In Honduras, Reagan-era atrocities are back as the Obama administration funds a state implicated in murdering opponents. read full story / add a comment
central america / caribbean / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Wednesday November 14, 2012 22:57 byMark Weisbrot
Unlike earthquake or hurricane, Haiti's cholera outbreak is a manmade disaster – by the very agency supposed to protect it. read full story / add a comment
scandinavia / denmark / iceland / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Monday September 10, 2012 22:44 byMark Weisbrot
Even in the past, Sweden had "collaborated with its Washington allies" to violate human rights and international law. read full story / add a comment
central america / caribbean / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Monday July 02, 2012 21:49 byMark Weisbrot
Honduras three years ago created a new template of the US backing coups to compensate for lost influence on the continent read full story / add a comment
central america / caribbean / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Wednesday March 14, 2012 17:51 byMark Weisbrot
Even though former President Aristide has eschewed politics since his return from exile, the US is still threatening him. read full story / add a comment
mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Thursday February 16, 2012 18:28 byMark Weisbrot
Last week the New York Times reported on an interesting telephone conversation in January between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. According to the report, Obama tried to convince Netanyahu, with some success, that the time was not right for military action against Iran. read full story / add a comment
international / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Wednesday February 01, 2012 22:33 byMark Weisbrot
Egypt's crackdown on Republican and Democratic organisations is hardly surprising: they're widely seen as stooges of US empire. read full story / add a comment
central america / caribbean / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Wednesday January 11, 2012 20:35 byMark Weisbrot
Washington, D.C.- Two years after Haiti’s devastating earthquake, the dire conditions in which a majority of Haitians live have failed to improve and in many cases have deteriorated, due to a consistent lack of progress in the relief and reconstruction efforts and the ongoing cholera epidemic, Center for Economic and Policy Research Co-Director Mark Weisbrot said today. Weisbrot noted that a general lack of accountability of international agencies and aid organizations has hindered efforts by Haitians to obtain justice and a better standard of living, particularly for those who lost their homes during the earthquake. read full story / add a comment
central america / caribbean / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Wednesday December 21, 2011 22:25 byMark Weisbrot
Despite overwhelming evidence, the UN has still not taken responsibility for the cholera disaster in Haiti. read full story / add a comment
central america / caribbean / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Monday November 21, 2011 23:11 byMark Weisbrot
First, the US backed a coup that deposed the elected president. Now, it's backing the return of death-squad government. read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Monday September 12, 2011 20:37 byMark Weisbrot
The wars that have defined the last decade, better represent the actions of an Empire not a Republic, says scholar. read full story / add a comment
central america / caribbean / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Wednesday August 24, 2011 21:01 byMark Weisbrot
Individual Americans donated a total of $1.4bn after the 2010 earthquake, yet 600,000 Haitians are still living in tents. Why? read full story / add a comment
brazil/guyana/suriname/fguiana / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Monday July 25, 2011 22:08 byMark Weisbrot
U.S. diplomatic cables now released from Wikileaks make it clearer than ever before that foreign troops occupying Haiti for more than seven years have no legitimate reason to be there; that this a U.S. occupation, as much as in Iraq or Afghanistan; that it is part of a decades-long U.S. strategy to deny Haitians the right to democracy and self-determination; and that the Latin American governments supplying troops – including Brazil – are getting tired of participating. read full story / add a comment
brazil/guyana/suriname/fguiana / imperialismo / guerra / non-anarchist press Monday July 25, 2011 21:26 byMark Weisbrot
Telegramas diplomáticos dos EUA divulgados pelo WikiLeaks deixam claro que as tropas estrangeiras que ocupam o Haiti há mais de sete anos não têm razão legítima para estar no país e que esta é uma ocupação americana, tanto quanto o são as do Iraque e Afeganistão. read full story / add a comment
central america / caribbean / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Wednesday June 01, 2011 21:09 byMark Weisbrot
The former president's return is welcome, but human rights remain at risk in Honduras after the coup that deposed him. read full story / add a comment
central america / caribbean / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Thursday April 28, 2011 01:55 byMark Weisbrot
Haiti is often decried for corruption but look at how reconstruction contracting works: it may be legal but it's still graft. read full story / add a comment
central america / caribbean / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Monday March 21, 2011 19:51 byMark Weisbrot
Haiti's first democratically elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, is scheduled to return to his homeland this week after seven years in exile in South Africa. He was overthrown – for the second time – in a 2004 coup organised by the United States and its allies. Washington has gone to great lengths to prevent his return over the last seven years, and this week the state department once again warned that Aristide should not return until "after the [20 March] electoral process is concluded." read full story / add a comment
central america / caribbean / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Thursday January 27, 2011 21:20 byMark Weisbrot
The controversy over the return of the infamous dictator, Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, to Haiti, is in many ways a distraction. Certainly, it is important he stand trial for crimes against humanity, including the murder and torture of opponents. read full story / add a comment
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