Tagged: haiti


A Close Look at Haitian Poverty

This piece by Jared Diamond provides a fantastic amount of insight into why Haiti is so much poorer than even other poor Caribbean nations, including its neighbor the Dominican Republic.  I think it


Helping Hands

I’m a poor substitute for Tyler Cowen, but since Sonny Bunch is soliciting comments on this post, I thought I’d chime in. The argument Bunch links to is pretty simple: We should think twice...


Too little colonialism?

At the Corner, Mark Krikorian proposes one possible explanation for Haiti’s woes: My guess is that Haiti’s so screwed up because it wasn’t colonized long enough. The ancestors of today’s Haitians, like elsewhere in...


Please read . . .

. . . Sixers center Samuel Dalembert on his return to Haiti.


Development is Not a Political Tool (w/ Ref. to Haiti)

David Rothkopf, in what I (charitably) assume is supposed to be a political self-confession (complete with self-flagellation) on Haiti: In all its benighted history, perhaps Haiti’s greatest moment of hope since its independence came...