The Idea of Haiti on Against the Grain

Against the Grain

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.