Documentary Screening: “Miners Shot Down.” The Story of the South Africa Miners Massacre

When: April 23, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: La Pena Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94705, USA

When: April 23, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Where: La Pena Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94705, USA Categories: Event Fundraiser for currently striking miners! In August 2012, mineworkers in one of South Africa’s biggest platinum mines began a wildcat strike for better wages. Six days later the police used live ammunition to brutally suppress the strike, killing 34 and injuring many more. Using the point of view of the Marikana miners, Miners Shot Down follows the strike from dayone, showing the courageous but isolated fi ght waged by a group of low-paid … Continued

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How to Make an EcoSocialist Revolution

When: April 25, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Humanist Hall, 390 27th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: April 25, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Humanist Hall, 390 27th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Event Come hear Ian Angus, Canadian EcoSocialist Activist, founder and editor of Climate and Capitalism, an ecosocialist journal. He is the author of The Global Fight for Climate Justice, Anticapitalist Responses to Global Wasrming and Ecological Destruction (2010). 55459

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Macroeconomic Perspectives on Student Debt: Did you Know the Federal Govt Has the Ability to Eliminate Student Debt Forever?

When: May 1, 2014 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Sutardja Dai Hall, Room 250, University of California, Berkeley,Berkeley,CA, USA

When: May 1, 2014 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Where: Sutardja Dai Hall, Room 250, University of California, Berkeley,Berkeley,CA, USA Categories: Event Panel Discussion featuring:   Stephanie Kelton, Professor of Economics U Missourci,   Debbie Cochrane, Research Director, Institute for College Access & Success   Hannal Appel, UC Berkeley Visiting Scholar, Anthropology, and Strike Debt Bay Area member. Followed by Q&A. 55457

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May Day March in Oakland

When: May 1, 2014 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Fruitvale Bart Station Plaza, Fruitvale Bart Station, Oakland,CA 94601, USA

When: May 1, 2014 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm Where: Fruitvale Bart Station Plaza, Fruitvale Bart Station, Oakland,CA 94601, USA Categories: Action Event March with community members from across the Bay Area in the streets of Oakland! 3:30PM: Fruitvale Bart Plaza Opening Rally 4 pm: March Starts 5:30: Return to Fruitvale Bart Plaza for Closing Rally and Celebration! Hosted by Oakland Sin Frontera (OSF) and Partners WHY ARE WE MARCHING? Oakland Sin Frontera · LEGALIZATION FOR ALL UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS · STOP THE DEPORTATION OF ALL IMMIGRANTS & SHUT DOWN … Continued

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Displacing Gentrification: A people’s forum to build unity in the fight for our communities!

When: April 26, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Met West High School, 1100 3rd Avenue, Oakland,CA 94606, USA

When: April 26, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Where: Met West High School, 1100 3rd Avenue, Oakland,CA 94606, USA Categories: Event Gentrification is HERE!  Organizations and neighbors in Oakland are fighting to stop it. Let’s join forces to make an even bigger impact. Our vision is for self-determined communities where residents will thrive and make collective decisions about the resources in their neighborhoods.  We want to start this journey by building a citywide movement against gentrification and displacement. � Learn what people are doing to fight gentrification � … Continued

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45th Anniversary Concert at People’s Park

When: April 27, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: People's Park, Haste Street & Bowditch Street, University of California,Berkeley,Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: April 27, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Where: People's Park, Haste Street & Bowditch Street, University of California,Berkeley,Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Event Featuring Antioquia, Hali Hammer, Carol Denny, Cool Whipe, All Nation Singers, Too Much Funky, St Steven, Five Boys, Yukon Hannibal, Jim Bow the Hobob. Special Guest: Hateman. 55454

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Occupy Forum in Berkeley: All the President’s Bankers: The Hidden Alliances that Drive American Power

When: April 21, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley,CA 94709, USA

When: April 21, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley,CA 94709, USA Categories: Event OccupyForum continues Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! OccupyForum Field Trip to hear Author Nomi Prins: All the President’s Bankers: The Hidden Alliances that Drive American Power The relationship between Washington and Wall Street isn’t really a revolving door. It’s a merry-go-round.   Based on original archival presidential correspondence, All … Continued

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People’s Park 45th Anniversary Symposium

When: April 26, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Art House, 2905 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94705, USA

When: April 26, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Where: Art House, 2905 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94705, USA Categories: Event Open Free Speech Mic. Are more People’s Parks the solution? Running candidates? Is Revolution possible? What kind of organizations do workers need? How should we deal with Climate Change? What about the tree-protest on campus? What about the homeless? 55451

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Sandy’s Art Not Bombs Open House: Rewards For Your Activism

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When: April 26, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Where: Sandy & Mindy's old apartment, 2200 Adeline Street, Oakland,CA 94607, USA

View Map When: April 26, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 11:45 pm Where: Sandy & Mindy's old apartment, 2200 Adeline Street, Oakland,CA 94607, USA Categories: Event Friends and Comrades! Hunter-Gatherers, Anti-Capitalists and Others Fighting the Powers-That-Be to Create a Sane & Sustainable Earth… Come visit my studio and take home some art… FREE! … Saturday April 26, 2014 Noon to Midnight  2200 Adeline St., #250A (Adeline St. & Grand Ave.) (The front entry is on Adeline, sometimes the buzzer doesn’t work. If so, call 510-763-1935 and we will come down … Continued

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Special Meeting of the Berkeley City Council on Drones

When: April 29, 2014 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Berkeley City Hall, 2134 Martin Luther King Junior Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: April 29, 2014 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Berkeley City Hall, 2134 Martin Luther King Junior Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Event  See the official announcement for subtopics to be covered. 55444

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