Today no society is immune from the effects of capitalism. In Haiti “Batay La,” or the struggle, has been ongoing since the slave revolution that founded the Caribbean nation. Batay La examines the current anti-imperialist movement in Haiti, led for decades by grassroots workers’ rights organization Batay Ouvriye. The movement is committed to worker-led solutions as they confront the Haitian government, Haitian factory owners, international brands whose products are fabricated there, and the foreign nations who support this system of exploitation in the name of profit.
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