Two members of Solidarity Halifax were featured during the 2015 CKDU Homlessness Marathon and shared their thoughts on the systemic causes of homelessness and precarious housing. The yearly overnight broadcast is shared on campus and community stations from coast to coast, creating linkages and raising awareness of homelessness in Canadian communities. Listen to the segments … [Read More]
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Solidarity Halifax member Evan Coole weighs in on the gentrification debate in The Coast. Evan is a tenants’ rights, anti-poverty and anti-capitalist activist. He’d love to talk to you about getting involved in the fight for better housing in Halifax. Gentrification is not a natural, unchangeable aspect of city life [“Debate Club,” July 22], … [Read More]
Our Times Magazine‘s latest issue features an article, written by Sima Sahar Zerehi, about Solidarity Halifax’s A People’s History of Nova Scotia conference held last October, Read the article here: TELLING OUR OWN STORIES: A People’s History of Nova Scotia Missed the conference? Photos and Videos of the conference are available!
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]
By Kyle Buott, President, Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council and member of Solidarity Halifax. Emera’s corporate empire is growing again – paid for by rate hikes on Nova Scotians. Emera, the corporation that owns Nova Scotia Power, just announced it plans to buy three natural gas power plants. One in Connecticut, one in Rhode Island … [Read More]
A People’s History of Nova Scotia will feature a People’s Museum that will tell a visual narrative of radical struggle in Nova Scotia. The tools of resistance, be they posters, banners, t-shirts or song sheets, help demonstrate the creativity, resourcefulness and perseverance invested in the work of creating lasting, positive change. The Museum will be … [Read More]