Mark Danner
"Why Is Haiti Poor?
Politics, Disaster and the Predatory State"

February 4, 2010
Mark Danner speaking
Journalist Mark Danner traced the catastrophic consequences of the Haitian earthquake of 2010 in part to the country's troubled history of alternating periods of instability and repression.

YouTube video of the event

Mark Danner, a UC Berkeley professor of journalism, has covered war, foreign affairs and political violence for two decades. He is the author of Torture and Truth (2004) and, most recently, Stripping Bare the Body: Politics Violence War.

Read his NY Times Op-ed

Danner event crowd

Mr. Danner drew an overflow crowd of Berkeley faculty, students
and community members to the Geballe Room.


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