May 132014

Artist and Solidarity Halifax member Emily Davidson is interviewed and featured by All In A Day’s Work on CJAM 99.1 FM Windsor community radio. Emily shares thoughts on labour, art and organizing and covers a lot of ground. Hear Emily talk about Solidarity Halifax, Mayworks Windsor, Mayworks Halifax, Unifor 2040 – Canadian Freelance Union, the […Read more]

Feb 182014
Freedom in the Anthropocene

On January 30, 2014, the Platypus Affiliated Society hosted a moderated panel discussion on the interrelation of capital, history and ecology. An event in the ESS Lecture Series Schedule (Dalhousie College of Sustainability) Panelists: – Dave Bedford, Political Science, UNB – Andrew Biro, CRC in Political Ecology, Acadia University – James Hutt, Activist, Solidarity Halifax, […Read more]

Oct 282013
The Politics and Possibilities for the Commons: Radical Horizons in the Age of Austerity

Hosted by The Radical Imagination. On October 6th, Silvia Federici and George Caffentzis spoke at an event titled “The Politics and Possibilities for the Commons: Radical Horizons in the Age of Austerity” in celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Halifax Common. It was one of many events organized by Friends of Halifax Common to […Read more]

Oct 162013
VIDEO: The Politics of Work

A moderated panel discussion and audience Q&A with thinkers, activists and political figures focused on contemporary problems faced by the Left in its struggles to construct a politics adequate to the self-emancipation of the working class. Hosted by the Platypus Affiliated Society. Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada – October 2, 2013 Panelists: George Caffentzis […Read more]

Oct 152013
The Future of the Status Quo: The Left After the Nova Scotia Election

Platypus Halifax hosted a panel event which took place the University of Kings College in Halifax, Canada, on October 9, 2013. Panelists: Howard Epstein (outgoing NDP MLA for Halifax Chebucto) Judy Haiven (Solidarity Halifax, Saint Mary’s University) Alex Khasnabish (Halifax Radical Imagination Project, Mount Saint Vincent University) >>Listen to audio here Description: This Nova Scotia election […Read more]