Nov 062016
 

Recently, Solidarity Halifax has begun building relationships with organizations outside of Canada and Québec, in particular with the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) and Brazil’s Landless Workers Movements (MST).  Yesterday the Landless Workers Movement’s Florestan Fernandes National School (ENFF) outside Sao Paulo, Brazil, was violently stormed by police.  Solidarity Halifax condemns […Read more]




Oct 142015
 
The Jewish establishment's silence on Conservative fearmongering is appalling

Larry Haiven, member of Independent Jewish Voices and of Solidarity Halifax, says the lack of response from Jewish institutions to the Conservatives’ Islamophobic fear mongering is hypocritical. Founded in 2008, Independent Jewish Voices – Canada is a national human rights organization whose mandate is to promote a just resolution to the dispute in Israel and […Read more]




Sep 182015
 

Katrin MacPhee and Mark Culligan, members of Solidarity Halifax, write in The Coast about Canada’s role in the Syrian refugee crisis.  This country deserves the blame for failing to act and contributing to a crisis. Alan Kurdi’s death on a Turkish beach has weighed heavily on the consciences of Canadians. The discovery that an NDP MP […Read more]




Aug 132015
 

Ben Sichel, member of Independent Jewish Voices Canada and of Solidarity Halifax, writes to the Chronicle Herald in support of former NDP candidate Morgan Wheeldon who faces accusations of anti-semitism following his comments about Israel’s assault on Gaza. Re: “NDP hopeful pulls out of race” (Aug.11). Jon Goldberg of the Atlantic Jewish Council makes a […Read more]




Jul 242015
 
Not yet Canada's Syriza, but a small step in that direction

  Talking Radical Radio interviews Kyle Buott. He is the president of the Halifax-Dartmouth and District Labour Council and a member of Solidarity Halifax. He talks about a recent gathering: 14 anti-austerity and anti-capitalist groups from across the country were hosted by Solidarity Halifax at a Congress of the Radical Left, to discuss building relationships […Read more]