Jan 272016
VIDEO - The Politics of Childcare

On November 25th, 2015, Solidarity Halifax hosted a public event examining the politics of childcare with guest speakers Tammy Findlay, Candida Hadley and Taylor Hansen. Find guest speaker bios below. Care work is an important and often overlooked political issue. Our panel presents a critical analysis of current provincial policy, and develops ideas about what […Read more]

Jan 222015
Women speak first

Judy Haiven, management professor at Saint Mary’s University and member of Solidarity Halifax, announced during a recent panel on campus misogyny that women’s voices should be prioritized in the classroom. She explained her experiment in her own classrooms where she always gives first voice to women during discussions and group projects in order to avoid […Read more]

Dec 212014

By Judy Haiven, professor in the Management department of the Sobey School of Business – Saint Mary’s University. She is chair of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-NS and a member of Solidarity Halifax. Originally published at the Halifax Media Coop. Restorative justice does not adequately address systemic problems My mother was a Dentistry graduate […Read more]

Dec 182014

Judy Haiven, associate professor in the department of management at SMU and member of Solidarity Halifax, sends her thoughts to The Chronicle Herald following yet another publicized case of misogyny on our university campuses. After the rape chant at Saint Mary’s University, after the SMU athletes’ texts that threatened and disparaged women, after the Ghomeshi […Read more]

Aug 012014
Pride, Palestine, and Global Gay Rights

By John Hutton, member of Halifax Queers Against Israeli Apartheid and of Solidarity Halifax. Reprinted in The Coast. Internationally we must support existing LGBT movements, not ‘save’ LGBT people As Halifax marks the end of another successful Pride Festival, it’s important to remember the challenges LGBT people face globally. In February this year, Ugandan president […Read more]