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Entries by Sarah van Gelder from 01/2010

What You Can Do for Haiti

| Posted 01.13.2010 | Impact

Reports from Haiti indicate massive trauma from the January 12 earthquake. Outside help is needed, but the wrong kind of help can feed corruption, dependence on outsiders, and even exploitation.

Cancel Haiti's Debt

| Posted 01.27.2010 | Impact

There is a quickly growing movement to forgive Haiti's $1 billion in outstanding debt and to insure that aid to earthquake victims takes the form of grants, not more loans.

Can We Still Believe in That Change Obama Ran On?

| Posted 01.28.2010 | Politics

President Obama State of the Union speech shows little understanding of the time we're in or of the daily experience of real Americans. Maybe it comes...