This article was written for a progressive magazine which asked for an updated version of my earlier essay on the Haitian crisis. http://bit.ly/7pJ0iF
I decided that rather than updating it I would reorganize it to reflect some deeper dynamics I see in our responses to catastrophes in general. Although in the end the magazine felt they couldn’t use what I came up with, I want to share it with you.
LEARNING FROM HAITI: 7 WAYS TO RESPOND TO CRISES
By Tom Atlee
1. Strategic interest
7. Social evolution