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Roger Annis's blog

Roger Annis is a lifetime socialist and union member and activist. He began his political activism with the Young Socialists of the day while at university in Nova Scotia. Since then, he has lived in most regions of Canada, including in Montreal where he became fluent in French. He is a retired aerospace worker living in Vancouver. He writes regularly on topics of social justice, peace, and on issues concerning Haiti. His personal blog can be found at http://www.rogerannis.com/. He is a founding editor in October 2014 of [url=http://newcoldwar.org/]The New Cold War: Ukraine and beyond.[/url] In 2004, he helped to found the Canada Haiti Action Network and continues to co-edit its [url=http://www.canadahaitiaction.ca/]website.[/url]

Blog - Roger Annis's blog January 23
Roger Annis and Travis Ross | Five thousand victims of cholera are suing the United Nations for negligence in the introduction of cholera to Haiti. For the organization, it's 'Deny, deny, deny.'
Blog - Roger Annis's blog January 13
Roger Annis | rabble.ca's Haiti blog looks at informative articles that appeared on the second anniversary of the earthquake and the strident defence of President Michel Martelly issued by Michaëlle Jean.
Blog - Roger Annis's blog January 3
Hopeful recruits to a future Armed Forces of Haiti (F'ADH). Photo: Haiti Grassroots Watch
Roger Annis | Ottawa criticizes the Haitian government for a poor performance on earthquake recovery, but it's a game of public relations, not substance.
Blog - Roger Annis's blog December 28
600,000 earthquake survivors still living in harsh conditions. Photo credit: Haiti Grassroots Watch.
Roger Annis | Haiti's new president says sweatshop factory investment is a "model" for the country's development. Many of those holding the pursestrings of reconstruction money want to hear exactly that.