Saturday, January 16, 2010

more Haiti

Mel at BroadSnark wrote a great piece analyzing donating and nonprofits.

As I mentioned The U.S. response to the tragic earthquake in Haiti earthquake offers opportunities to re-shape Haiti’s long-dysfunctional government and economy.

-Telephone companies are making a killing. Free the phone lines!

The expected looting for survival is taking place as is the expected defense against law and crooked theft.
This is a very important aspect for us all to pay attention to. Given such a situation, most of us would be without food and water in a matter of days. How would we defend ourselves and our communities? How would we acquire the needed resources and aid? How would we stave off the boots and bullets of invading forces?

The International Anti-Capitalist Disaster Response Brigades is a FANTASTIC idea of the networks that need to build for preparedness.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bordigia did a lot of good writing about disasters and capitalism. Murdering the dead is his most famous piece.

matt lucas

2:44 PM  

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