Tag Archives: Halifax

Radio: Prisoner justice – from speaking out to organizing on the ground

El Jones is a poet, educator, and organizer based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and is the city’s former poet laureate. She is deeply involved in working for justice for prisoners through a combined prisoner-led radio show and community organization called … Continue reading

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Radio — Demanding justice for Black cleaning workers in Halifax

Taylor MacLean is a cleaning worker who lives in Halifax. Darius Mirshahi is an organizer with SEIU Local 2 in the same city, in particular with their Justice for Janitors campaign. Scott Neigh interviews them about anti-Black racism in the … Continue reading

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Radio — Towards an anti-capitalist and anti-colonial environmentalism

On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh interviews Chelsea Fougere and Sam Krawec. They are members of Solidarity Halifax, a membership-based, nonsectarian, pluralist, democratic, and anti-capitalist organization based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. And today they talk about … Continue reading

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Radio — Black youth opposing gentrification and empowering community

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Kyturea Jones, Payton Ashe, and Donntayia Jones. They are members of the North End Community Action Committee, a Black youth-led community … Continue reading

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Radio — Empowering girls and young women in Nova Scotia

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Susan Brigham and Cassandra McDonald. They are involved in organizing the Girls 2017 Conference, which will be happening in early March … Continue reading

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Radio — Activism and poetry: Halifax’s first Indigenous poet laureate

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Rebecca Thomas. She is a Mi’kmaq woman, an activist, and a poet, and she is also the first Indigenous person to … Continue reading

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Radio — Towards a feminist re-iminagining of motherhood

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, I speak with Candida Hadley, Susanne Marshall, and Andrea Smith about the Halifax Motherhood Collective. They are working to develop grassroots feminist understandings of motherhood … Continue reading

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