Haiti is in crisis, but foreign intervention comes with an ugly past

It is increasingly becoming clear that Haiti has neither the means nor the ability to pull itself out of this quagmire on its own, raising the prospect of – and calls for – foreign intervention. So far, to that end, Kenya has offered 1,000 armed policemen; other countries may chip in. The United States and Europe have pledged millions of dollars in aid.

Hate in the Homeland: Speaker looks at surprisingly mainstream roots where far-right extremism is cultivated

On Oct. 17, author and scholar of extremism and radicalization Cynthia Miller-Idriss will speak at “Hate in the Homeland: Far Right Threats to Democracy and What We Can Do,” part of Colorado State University’s Thematic Year of Democracy.