More on Haiti Part 6

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Craig Ferguson has a suggestion for Rush Limbaugh, and also shows that he understands how unimportant his job is in comparison to real concerns and issues.

Peter Jamison wonders if Pat Robertson has any thoughts on the recent California earthquake.

And Rep. Peter King makes his bid to be the third member of the Limbaugh-Robertson-King Trinity of apparent Haiti hatred. They’re the kind of people who laugh when a homeless guy falls over on the street from hunger.

The Obama adminstration grants Temporary Protected Status to Haitian refugees. This is a really big deal.

Edwidge Danticat shares her story with the Miami Herald (video).

All of the groups I’ve linked to do wonderful work in the relief period. Some of them were there before the earthquake, trying to improve the situation for Haitians. Sustainable Haiti is another one of those groups in it for the long haul.

A note from a World Food Program worker in Haiti gives you an idea of just difficult even communication is right now.


Brian Spears's first collection of poetry, A Witness in Exile, is now available through Louisiana Literature Press, and at his personal website. He is the Poetry Editor for The Rumpus, and teaches poetry at Drake University. More from this author →