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Haiti Crisis

Haiti Suffers Year Of Crisis With Nobody In Charge

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The silhouetted bodies moved in waves through the night, climbing out of crumbled homes and across mounds of rubble. Hun...

Matt Taibbi Blasts David Brooks: 'Wait Until After The Bodies Were Cold'

trueslant.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A friend of mine sent a link to Sunday's David Brooks column on Haiti, a genuinely beautiful piece of occasional literature. Not many writers would ha...

The Earthquake That Triggered A Global Empathic Response: What The Haitian Crisis Tells Us About Human Nature

Jeremy Rifkin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeremy Rifkin

When faced with similar tragedies that are a result of human-induced behavior, rather than precipitated by natural disasters, we are often unable to muster the same collective empathic response.