Red Cross Raised $488 Million for Haiti … to Build Only Six Homes

I want to believe that there is some other explanation for this situation, but I can’t figure out what that might be. According to a recent report, the Red Cross raised nearly half a billion dollars to aid the reconstruction of Haiti after an earthquake devastated homes in 2010. But since that time, the Red Cross has done almost nothing for Haiti with that money: The group has publicly celebrated its work. But in fact, the Red Cross has repeatedly failed on the ground in Haiti. Confidential memos, Read more […]

Media’s Hype of Sandy and Obama’s Subtle Politicization of It

Hurricane Sandy has come and gone with a much less terrifying roar than the media had everybody fearing. So monstrous would this storm be that it was given the nickname Frankenstorm, its predicted damage bearing strong resemblance to the synopsis of the disaster movie The Day After Tomorrow. Yes, forty people have died from the storm, and it’s a shame they did not heed warnings to evacuate. But it’s far fewer deaths than seemed to be feared in the hysteria leading up to Sandy’s landfall. If these Read more […]