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The US Plan To Outsource Its Imperialism in Haiti to Kenya

Samar Al-Bulushi Jacobin
The US has long outsourced meddling in Haiti to Global South countries. Recently Kenya has agreed to take over leading a US-backed multinational police intervention there — justifying its own “stabilization” mission with Pan-Africanist rhetoric.

This Week in People’s History, May 14–20

Historical marker about the 1959 Biloxi, Miss., civil-rights wade-ins
Mississippi Racists Fight Back (in 1959), Bessie Smith, Fortune-Teller (1929), Fortress Germany Unveiled (1939), “The Germans Are Coming!” Or Not. (1919), ¡Karen Silkwood, Presente! (1979), Big Brother’s Listening (1919), Rock Around the Clock (1954)