Kim Ives: Politics and Disaster: The U.S. in Haiti
Two years after the Haiti earthquake, Kim Ives offers an expose of diplomatic cables that reveal U.S. government policies and practices there. Ives, founder of the weekly newspaper Haiti Liberte and a commentator for Democracy Now!, has analyzed internal documents from 2003-10 released by the U.S. Embassy in Haiti and provided to Liberte and The Nation by WikiLeaks documents that explain the government's role in the coup against former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, and its plans to profit from disaster. Presented by the Town Hall Center for Civic Life. Series media sponsorship provided by PubliCola. Series supported by The Boeing Company, the RealNetworks Foundation, and the True/Brown Foundation.
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