Haiti's New Dictatorship

Praise for Haiti's New Dictatorship

"...one of the most dramatic and compelling stories of modern history... vividly brought to life in this highly illuminating study." Noam Chomsky

"Podur offers a timely overview of the whole period of post-Aristide Haiti." Peter Hallward

"Podur's book explains how a country that is nominally democratic suffers under the yoke of a 'New Dictatorship' in which international actors and their Haitian elite partners leave the majority of Haitians with little effective influence over their own economic and political affairs." Brian Concannon

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Haiti's New Dictatorship

My book Haiti’s New Dictatorship: The Coup, the Earthquake, and the UN Occupation, is out (as of October 2012). The US co-publisher is Palgrave Macmillan and the Canadian co-publisher is Between the Lines.

A short blurb about the book:

In 1804 Haiti became the world’s first independent Black republic following a slave revolution. Two hundred years later, ravaged by colonialism and violence, it was placed under a UN military occupation. Justin Podur reveals the reality of a supposedly benign international occupation, arguing that the denial of sovereignty is the fundamental cause of Haiti’s problems.

July 14, 2013 Stan Cox reviews Haiti's New Dictatorship on Goodreads

Jan 29, 2013 Isabeau Doucet reviews Haiti's New Dictatorship in Haiti Liberte

Jan 3, 2013 Joe Emersberger reviews Haiti's New Dictatorship in Haitianalysis

Jan 1, 2013 Isabeau Doucet interviews me in Briarpatch on Haiti's New Dictatorship

December 19, 2012 Socialist Project Bullet article summarizing Haiti's New Dictatorship

November 21, 2012 Chronicle Herald (Halifax) op-ed on Haiti, Disasters, and Sovereignty

Youtube video of the November 13, 2012 Book Launch in Montreal

A press release on the book October 30, 2012

An open book author interview about Haiti's New Dictatorship October 30, 2012

Oct 25, 2012 rabble podcast about Haiti's New Dictatorship

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