"The work that Partners in Health do in Haiti benefits the whole world. They worked out how to treat drug-resistant TB and HIV, and then they train Haitians who then go to Rwanda and teach the Rwandans how to do it. It’s an interesting situation because on one level, it should be possible: It’s smaller than a city, and a lot of the basic infrastructure problems shouldn’t be impossible to solve. When we played SNL with Mick Jagger, the after-party was at Rockefeller Centre outside the ice-skating rink. Looking around, I realized there was more money and infrastructure in two square blocks of Manhattan than in all of Haiti, where there is 15 million people. There was literally more money in Rockefeller Centre than will ever be in Haiti," Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler during a recent interview with Maclean's.
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