Symposium Formal Letter

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Press Releases / Statements

A National Symposium on the Future of Democracy and Development in Haiti March 17-18, Washington, D.C.  _____________ _____________ _____________ _____________: The Haiti Support Project (HSP) formally invites and encourages you to participate as a presenter in the forthcoming National Symposium on The Future of Democracy and Development in Haiti, March 17-18, 2005 in Washington, D.C. The Symposium is endorsed and strongly supported by  by Congressman John Conyers, Jr,  Dean of…

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Symposium Summation

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Press Releases / Statements

National/International Symposium On the Future of Democracy and Development in Haiti March 17-18, Washington, D.C. Summation March 17-18, 2005,  one year after the tragic events of February 2004,  more than sixty (60) individuals gathered in Washington, D.C. for an important discussion on the future of democracy and development in Haiti.  Policy experts, scholars, civil rights/human rights organizations and representatives of political parties, movements and constituencies across the political spectrum in…

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Pilgrimage and Assessment Delegation Communique

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Press Releases / Statements

Communiqué Pilgrimage and Assessment Delegation October 7-11, 2010 Prepared by Dr. Ron Daniels October 7-11, the Haiti Support Project (HSP) led its third Delegation to Haiti since the fateful earthquake of January 12th.  The atmosphere was in marked contrast to HSP´s Third Annual Pilgrimage in October of 2009 when there were signs of a much brighter future for Haiti and its people.  A year ago there were clear indicators that…

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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels

The Reagan I Remember

By Commentaries/Opinions, Vantage Point Articles

February 6th marked the 100th birthday of Ronald Reagan, considered by some as one of America´s truly great Presidents. Indeed, some presidential historians have called him a “transformative” figure because he is credited with presiding over the collapse of the Soviet Union. On the domestic front Reagan is hailed by conservatives as the President who began to get the “burden” of a bloated government off the backs of the people….

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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels

Contradictions and Hypocrisy Haunt U.S. Policy in the Middle East

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As the nation witnesses the rebellion against the autocratic regime of Hosni Mubarak in Egypt unfold, it is useful to reflect on the fact that the U.S. has almost always been on the wrong side of reform and revolution in the world. Though Presidents, public officials and Americans in general are quick to boast about this nation as the bright beacon of democracy, liberty and hope for the world, America´s…

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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels

Beyond “Milk Toast” Martin

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After a long, hard fought struggle, it is certainly wonderful to have an annual holiday celebrating the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It offers an opportunity for the entire nation to reflect on the vision, trials, tribulations and triumphs of one of the greatest leaders the world has ever known. However, each year I worry that the Holiday will become a kind of touchy/feely “Kumbaya” occasion where…

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