Thursday, January 21, 2010

Why did U.S. aid focus on securing Haiti rather than helping Haitians?


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via Slate Magazine by Ben Ehrenreich on 1/21/10

By the weekend, it was clear that something perverse was going on in Haiti, something savage and bestial in its lack of concern for human life. I'm not talking about the earthquake, and certainly not about the so-called "looting," which I prefer to think of as the autonomously organized distribution of unjustly hoarded goods. I'm talking about the U.S. relief effort.

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Haiti - United States - United States Agency for International Development - Earthquake - Caribbean


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