Aug 312014
 
Labour Day - Labour victories

By Judy Haiven. Judy is a member of Solidarity Halifax and teaches in the Management Department, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax. Originally published at the Halifax Media Coop. Labour Day 2014: What’s Brewing? As we approach the Labour Day holiday, a new interest in unions is coming from an unlikely quarter. Servers [...Read more]

Aug 212014
 
Is the CBC in another orbit?

By Judy Haiven. Judy is a member of Independent Jewish Voices- Canada and of Solidarity Halifax. She teaches at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax. Originally published at the Halifax Media Coop. Our public broadcaster doesn’t want to cover pro-Palestinian peace efforts… It’s one block away from headquarters, but no one comes to see. It’s at [...Read more]

Aug 172014
 
From Anti-Austerity to Anti-Capitalism: Building a local left organization

Don’t miss this talk at the Peoples Social Forum by Solidarity Halifax and Ottawa-based Solidarity Against Austerity. Despite the economic crisis of 2008 and the austerity turn by governments, the left in Canada has had plenty of difficulty building organizations capable of fighting back. How can the left rebuild local organizations capable of building a [...Read more]

Aug 162014
 
Halifax- Hands UP! Solidarity with Ferguson protesters and all Black youth

COMMUNITY GATHERING Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/503970186414415/ Tuesday, August 19 4:30pm Victoria Park (opposite Public Gardens) Michael Brown was supposed to be starting college this week. On August 9th, the unarmed Black youth was shot dead, eight times by Ferguson police. Hundreds of irate Fergusons took to the streets yelling: “Hands up, don’t shoot!” The police responded [...Read more]