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Just another corporate profit center

Richer countries flex their might, holding poor ones in plight.

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Posted: Thursday, September 13, 2012 4:26 pm

U.S. media outlets tend to report Haiti strictly as a land of tragedy. Its hapless citizens seem endlessly beset with earthquakes, floods, cholera, hunger, and bad government. Unfortunately, our press isn't making that up.

But what the media fails to explain are the underlying causes of that devastation. Awkwardly, it has much to do with Uncle Sam although France, Canada, and the International Monetary Fund have all pitched in.

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