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Posts Tagged with "European colonialism"

Haiti on our minds

February 5, 2010

Haiti, once the colonial-era “Pearl of the Antilles” (Caribbean), then the “Mother of Revolutions,” has suffered for nearly two centuries for daring to fight for – and win – its freedom from European colonialism, slavery and plunder. If it hadn’t been bled and exploited for centuries, Haiti would’ve had the wherewithal to protect its people.

Somali woes: The perils of intervention

December 22, 2008

Although Somalis have recently been in the Western press because of piracy, the nation has a long and distinct history, centuries before the era of European colonialism.

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