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Why are the billionaires always laughing?

Because they know the corporate media will never call bullshit on their bullshit.

Why are the billionaires laughing?

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Mark Schuller

Mark Schuller

Mark Schuller is Professor of Anthropology and Nonprofit and NGO Studies at Northern Illinois University and affiliate at the Faculté d’Ethnologie, l’Université d’État d’Haïti. Schuller’s research on NGOs, globalization, disasters, and gender in Haiti has been published in over forty peer-reviewed chapters and articles. He authored or coedited eight books, including Humanity’s Last Stand: Confronting Global Catastrophe, and co-directed/ co-produced the documentary Poto Mitan: Haitian Women, Pillars of the Global Economy (2009). Recipient of the Margaret Mead Award and the Anthropology in Media Award, he is active in several solidarity efforts. He is president of the Haitian Studies Association.

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Haitians Helping Haitians After Latest Quake

Centering Haitian people as the true heroes in their own recovery is a first step in rewriting the disaster narrative, and an act of solidarity that makes the future of Haiti look different and brighter.

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Haiti's Earthquakes Require a Haitian Solution

While Haitian people may lack financial resources, the response to the earthquakes must be a #HaitianSolution; solidarity not charity, built on justice, rights, relationships, and Haitian leadership.

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US Reporting Fails to Note Foreign Roots of Haiti's 'Constitutional Crisis'

Voices within Haiti amplified in foreign corporate media are political parties.

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One Year On, Reflecting and Refining Tactics to Take Our Country Back

"2018 will only be a pivotal year if we are prepared to do the work."

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