Selma James is founder of the International Wages for Housework Campaign and author of The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community
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Monday, March 21, 2011 - 3:10pm
With Aristide's Return Comes Hope
The return of former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide and his family to Haiti ends seven long years of campaigning – the 92% of voters who elected him had never accepted his overthrow in 2004 by a US-backed military coup. They risked their lives against a UN occupation that killed and brutalised thousands to demand his return.