The Idea of Haiti on Against the Grain

Interview with Millery Polyne (editor) and Nick Nesbitt (contributor).

polyne_idea coverHaiti got rid of slavery long before supposedly enlightened nations like France and the US did. So what's the relationship between the banning of slavery in Haiti in 1804 and the way that nation has been systematically undermined? Nick Nesbitt offers an answer; he also relates the notion of “socialism in one country," propounded by Stalin, to the reality, over many decades, of antislavery in one country (Haiti).

Listen to the interview here.

Published in: Against the Grain