Important historical context for events in Haiti

With the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse of Haiti, I think it’s important for people – Americans in particular – to have at least a basic understanding of Haitian history and political dynamics. Fortunately, the folks at the Majority Report got Pascal Robert to give an excellent overview:

If we’re going to have a global effort to deal with climate change in anything resembling a just manner, we will need this kind of historical perspective to ensure that we’re truly working to save all of humanity. We need to end this cycle of exploitation, destruction, and betrayal.

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