Haiti’s forgotten Revolution and C.L.R. James

Haiti’s forgotten Revolution and C.L.R. James

The great Trindadian intellectual C.L.R. James’s The Black Jacobins is a decidedly partisan text, it has no pretensions of grandiose academic objectivity or liberal ‘fairness’. It is a great Marxist text, not great in the sense of providing a new...
Letter From Haiti: Life in the Ruins | by Amy Wilentz

Letter From Haiti: Life in the Ruins | by Amy Wilentz

Sometimes you can’t help but be sickened by the behavior of certain international organizations helping Haiti recover from the devastating January 2010 earthquake—hit, that is, by a wave of real physical nausea. The other day, I spent an afternoon in the...