by Robert Fatton Jr. onFebruary 1, 2010
The disastrous earthquake provides an opportunity to create a more democratic Haiti with a strong government.
January 29, 2010
This week on The Confab: The not-so-big message behind the president's State of the Union address, why Chris Matthews forgot that he was white and the fading headlines on Haiti's recovery. Plus, the unappealing iPad and "trifling" state of John Edwards. Join The Root's managing editor Joel Dreyfuss as he talks with senior culture writer Teresa Wiltz, Washington reporter Dayo Olopade and The Root's regular contributor Kai Wright.
* Podcast production by Abdullah Rufus.
* Podcast theme music by Timothy Morrison.
by Monique Clesca onJanuary 27, 2010
Ninety seconds transformed my country—and my life.
by J. Phil Thompson onJanuary 25, 2010
One lesson from Katrina is to make sure that those who want to help Haiti have the right motives.
by Henry Louis Gates Jr. onJanuary 25, 2010
It wasn’t the devil that hurt Haiti; it was Thomas Jefferson.
January 21, 2010
Five experts weigh in on what can be done to get Haiti on its feet...
January 20, 2010
The tremors sent terrified people rushing into the streets...
by Dayo Olopade onJanuary 18, 2010
“Starchitects” and urban planners see the Haitian earthquake as a chance to “make it right.”
by Robert Pierre onJanuary 15, 2010
There’s a lot that Haiti can learn from Katrina’s atrocities. Let’s not make the same mistakes twice.
January 15, 2010
Last summer, Frederic Dupoux, a Haitian photographer studying in France, went back to Haiti for an extended visit. He decided to take a picture every day during his visit, documenting it in his photoblog, 88DaysInHaiti. He remains there now, Tweeting when he can: “We were not expecting this most of us are not equipped for survival. Places need to start opening, we all need food, water & fuel.”
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