Oct 302014
 

James Hutt writes to the Chronicle Herald to defend public drug coverage. James is the  provincial co-ordinator for the Nova Scotia Citizens’ Health Care Network and a member of Solidarity Halifax. Re: Bill Black’s column on the proposed national drug plan. Canada’s current patchwork system of employer and last-resort government drug coverage leaves one in [...Read more]

Oct 152014
 
“Was my school named after a slaveowner?” A closer look at the place names around us

By Ben Sichel. Originally published at no need to raise your hand Ben is a teacher in Dartmouth and author of the P-12 education section for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ Alternative Provincial Budget. A few weeks ago, Halifax journalist Tim Bousquet wrote a brief piece about the history of slavery in Nova Scotia. Bousquet [...Read more]

Oct 052014
 
DOWNLOAD: Guideposts for Anti-Racist Organizing Against Capitalism

In recognition of the intersections between economic oppression and racism, through the accumulated experiences of its members, and thanks to feedback from friends and supporters, Solidarity Halifax has produced a set of guideposts for Anti-Racist organizing against capitalism. We expect these to constantly be a work in progress. The summer 2014 pamphlet is now available [...Read more]

Oct 032014
 
NS Liberals vs. workers round 2: The battle over Bill 1

Solidarity Halifax member Shay Enxuga recounts the fight against union-busting Bill 1. Shay is former Just Us barista, current ACORN community organizer, and huge supporter of healthcare workers. Originally published at RankAndFile.ca On Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 the Nova Scotian Liberal government will pass legislation that is intended to wreak havoc among the province’s healthcare [...Read more]