One year after the massive 7.0-magnitude earthquake that devastated Haiti, reconstruction efforts have barely begun. Alex Dupuy, a professor of sociology at Wesleyan University:
“There is a dramatic power imbalance between the international community—under U.S. leadership—and Haiti. The former monopolizes economic and political power and calls all the shots,” Dupuy writes. “This unequal relationship is reflected in the Interim Haiti Recovery Commission.” The IHRC is co-chaired by Bill Clinton.