Thursday, January 14, 2010

Poverty and the Haitian Earthquake

The unimaginable disaster that just struck Haiti is not a “natural disaster”. It is a disaster caused by centuries of exploitation, inequality and poverty.

An article in The Guardian details how the effects of this recent earthquake are in fact the result of “a longer term history of deliberate impoverishment and disempowerment”.
  Article posted by Media Mobilizing Project

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