Feb 032015
Tomorrow - We're taking the Streets

Divest Dal organizer James Hutt is taking to the streets for the Feb 4 Student Day of Action and explains why. James is also a member of Solidarity Halifax. Tomorrow, on February 4th, thousands of students from across the province are taking to the streets to demand equality and the right to education for all. […Read more]

Aug 212014
Is the CBC in another orbit?

By Judy Haiven. Judy is a member of Independent Jewish Voices- Canada and of Solidarity Halifax. She teaches at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax. Originally published at the Halifax Media Coop. Our public broadcaster doesn’t want to cover pro-Palestinian peace efforts… It’s one block away from headquarters, but no one comes to see. It’s at […Read more]

Aug 162014
Halifax- Hands UP! Solidarity with Ferguson protesters and all Black youth

COMMUNITY GATHERING Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/503970186414415/ Tuesday, August 19 4:30pm Victoria Park (opposite Public Gardens) Michael Brown was supposed to be starting college this week. On August 9th, the unarmed Black youth was shot dead, eight times by Ferguson police. Hundreds of irate Fergusons took to the streets yelling: “Hands up, don’t shoot!” The police responded […Read more]

Aug 052014
30 minutes every day at noon - activists in Halifax demand an end to Israel's bombing of Gaza

By Judy Haiven. She is a member of Independent Jewish Voices-Canada (Halifax chapter) and Solidarity Halifax, and she teaches  at Saint Mary’s University. Originally published at the Halifax Media Coop. With nearly 1800 civilians including 400 children killed by Israel, Haligonians picket every day for an end to the violence Every day at 12 noon, […Read more]