These are moments of myopia and amnesia: feel-good ops. Donor countries declared big donations -- a record, many of which will never be paid.
Montreal nurse Scott Weinstein returns from Haiti.
Watch Klein give the inaugural David Lewis Lecture, while touching on climate topics from Copenhagen to Haiti.
Amid the rubble, Port-au-Prince is a boomtown for the international aid-relief industry. It would be much better if its people could be allowed to decide how to spend money raised for their relief.
Port-au-Prince, a month after the earthquake that killed an estimated 220,000 people. (Photo: Graham Lavery)
Our debt to Haiti stems from four main sources: slavery, the US occupation, dictatorship and climate change. These claims are not fantastical, nor are they merely rhetorical.
Haiti has suffered a massive blow, an earthquake for which its infrastructure was not prepared, after decades -- no, centuries -- of military and economic manipulation by foreign governments.
An aid worker shares stories of cooperation from Haiti, audio from Canada's anti-prorogation demonstrations, and Dr. Julia Agwu on what Africa sees in climate change.
Hip hop group Nomadic Massive and Artists for Haiti perform in Montreal tonight to benefit long-term solidarity projects for earthquake victims.
By Paul Boin
As we try to make sense of Haiti's tragic natural disaster, the following interview provides some context