Author Archives: Greg Bennick

We Help Us: Thoughts on Brutal Border Patrol Tactics and Autonomy

The images are indeed horrifying. History is repeating itself in Texas. Whites on horses armed with whips are attacking black people. The Biden Administration paid careful lip service to the situation this morning. Falling short of actually saying they were going to do something about it, the President’s representatives offered that they would talk about […]

Earthquake Response – August/September 2021

AUGUST 14th 2021 – The earthquake today in Haiti has been a disaster to say the least, most importantly to the fragile (barely there) infrastructure in Haiti and the Haitian people we’ve talked to throughout the day. Reports from the south from Les Cayes aren’t good, and with the recent assassination of the president, the […]

Haiti is Not an Accident

Haiti is Not an Accident: Current Affairs through A Historical Lens by Nathan Bean (One Hundred For Haiti board member) What is happening in Haiti today is not an accident. The events which transpired this week are part of a long, and very complicated history. Context is everything. Take for example and understand that the Haitian […]

Thoughts on Resilience / Stability in the Aftermath of the Assassination of President Jovenel Moïse

Resilience. In Haiti, resilience is not just a reaction. It is woven into the fabric of the Haitian people and has been born out of a history of oppression and resistance. A steadfastness, an innate determination to continue moving forward regardless of circumstance. And unfortunately, a word connected to colonialism, and a legacy of white […]