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]

May 272014
 
VIDEO: Unions. Capitalism. Young Workers.

Unions are one of the only remaining democratic institutions under capitalism strong enough to take on neo-liberal policies. But are unions rising to the challenge? Especially when it comes to young workers? Faced with an increased casualization of work and chronic unemployment, young workers have less and less access to unions and to unionized workplaces. […Read more]

Apr 232014
 
5th Annual MayworksHalifax Festival

Solidarity Halifax is a proud sponsor of the 2014 MayworksHalifax Festival. See the festival’s press release below (features quotes from Solidarity Halifax members S├ębastien Labelle and Kyle Buott) and make sure to check out the full calendar of events at mayworkshalifax.ca Artists and labour activists join forces in another edition of the expanding MayworksHalifax Festival. […Read more]

Feb 172014
 
Campus Action on Oil and Oppression

Divest Dalhousie puts pressure on Dalhousie Board of Governors to divest from the fossil fuel industry. Many activist of Divest Dal, a working group of the Nova Scotia Public Interest Research Group, are also members of Solidarity Halifax. Get out of fossil fuel, students tell Dalhousie – The Chronicle Herald ‘Putting their money where their […Read more]