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Klein: Haiti Is Creditor, Not Debtor

By on February 25, 2010 in Miscellaneous

Naomi Klein writes in The Nation that although debt cancellation is to be welcomed, The West in fact owes Haiti much more. Our debt, she argues, stems from four sources: slavery, the US occupation, dictatorship and climate change. This is not merely a moral argument – the claims to repayment “rest on multiple violations of legal norms and agreements.”

Read Klein’s full article on Haiti here.


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