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Op-Ed: Haiti’s Fight for Transparency

 By Jake JohnstonOp-Ed Contributor In the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti, donors pledged billions of dollars for reconstruction efforts. With those dollars was a commitment to “build back better”; this time was supposed to be different from previous big …

Op-Ed: Jake Johnston on Humanitarian Aid in Haiti: Supply and Demand

 Above: A woman sits in front of her home at a camp for persons displaced by the January 2010 earthquake in Port-au-Prince (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By Jake JohnstonOp-Ed Contributor 
 “Donors and aid organizations prefer to be the boss of …