Berkeley WPA Walk

When: July 27, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Downtown Berkeley Post Office, 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: July 27, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Where: Downtown Berkeley Post Office, 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Event WPA Berkeley Walk With Harvey Smith This walk will explore the “New Deal nexus” in Berkeley that includes Berkeley High School, the Community Theater, Civic Center Park, Post Office art, the old UC Press Building (now being repurposed as the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive), and the old Farm Credit Building. The tour will also include the incredible mosaic mural on the UC Berkeley campus … Continued

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Strike Debt: Politics of Debt Reading Group: Ellen Brown on BRICS and a better banking system.

When: August 6, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: OMNI Collective in the basement – buzz to get in (near Lanesplitter Pizza on Telegraph), 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: August 6, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: OMNI Collective in the basement – buzz to get in (near Lanesplitter Pizza on Telegraph), 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Meeting Our next class will look at selected chapters in Ellen Brown’s new book The Public Banking Solution, mostly pertaining to BRICS countries and what a better bank could do for the world. -Bill ​  Ellen Brown on BRICs.pdf ​ 56325

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Urban Shield Protest Organizing

When: July 27, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Where: 3rd Floor Conference room, 1904 Franklin Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: July 27, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Where: 3rd Floor Conference room, 1904 Franklin Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Meeting STOP URBAN SHIELD IN OAKLAND! September 4-8, 2014, in Oakland, California, Urban Shield — a trade show and training exercise for SWAT teams and police agencies – will bring local, national and international law enforcement agencies together with defense industry contractors to provide training and introduce new weapons to police and security companies. Take a stand against the militarization of our community. Decrease violence in our communities … Continued

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Block The Boat for Gaza!

When: August 2, 2014 @ 5:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Meet at West Oakland BART, or Berth 57 (see text)

When: August 2, 2014 @ 5:00 am – 12:00 pm Where: Meet at West Oakland BART, or Berth 57 (see text) Categories: Action In Solidarity with Palestinians, especially those beseiged and bombarded in Gaza, we will block 2 Israeli ZIM Ships from docking and unloading at the Port of Oakland. It happened in 2010 and it will happen again!  The Palestinian people are under attack from the state of Israel. Palestinian children are being murdered, their hospitals are being bombed, and Palestinian workers are being fired, beaten, arrested, and killed … Continued

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Tell City Hall We Demand a Raise Now!

When: July 29, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Where: Oakland City Hall, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: July 29, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm Where: Oakland City Hall, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Event There are two big competing plans for raising Oakland’s minimum wage. One plan from the Chamber of Commerce is slow and full of exceptions. The other, a ballot initiative from union and community coalition “Lift Up Oakland” is for a $12.25 minimum for everybody. Oakland workers need Lift Up Oakland’s proposal because we can’t wait years for a raise and can’t leave anyone behind making poverty wages. … Continued

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Rats, Riots, Revolution: Gentrification and Fightback

When: August 18, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Oakland Peace Center, Shelton Hall, 111 Fairmount Avenue, Oakland,CA 94611, USA

When: August 18, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Where: Oakland Peace Center, Shelton Hall, 111 Fairmount Avenue, Oakland,CA 94611, USA Categories: Event Rats, Riots, Revolution: Gentrification and Fightback Gentrification and displacement are disrupting lives and communities all over the country, and the Bay Area is ground zero. With the San Francisco tech boom, and the redevelopment of neighborhoods resulting in the displacement of working class people and communities of color, living and working in Oakland and San Francisco is becoming more and more difficult. But gentrification is also … Continued

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Occupy Forum: Theater of the Oppressed.

When: July 28, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART, 2017 Mission Street, San Francisco,CA 94110, USA

When: July 28, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART, 2017 Mission Street, San Francisco,CA 94110, USA Categories: Event Meeting OccupyForum continues …  Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!!  Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogueon all sides of these critically important issues! OccupyForum presents Jiwon Chung and friends: Theatre of the Oppressed Internal Oppression � As we’ve previously experienced, Theater of the Oppressed is a collection of games, techniques and exercises for using theater as a … Continued

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Ralph Nader on Privatization, the Post Office and the Fight to Dismantle the Corporate State

When: July 29, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Downtown Berkeley Post Office, 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: July 29, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Where: Downtown Berkeley Post Office, 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Event   RALPH NADER WILL SPEAK ON THE STEPS OF THE BERKELEY POST OFFICE. ABOUT THE POST OFFICE, PRIVATIZATION OF OUR PUBLIC GOODS AND SERVICES & THE FIGHT TO DISMANTLE THE CORPORATE STATE TUESDAY, JULY 29th MUSIC FROM 2:00 PM TALK AT 2:30 PM 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA “Postmaster General Donahoe has demonstrated that he lacks the political courage to stand up to Congress and tell them that they caused this … Continued

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Justice For Yanira (We Want Answers!)

When: July 25, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Half Moon Bay Volunteer Fire Department, 1191 Main Street, Half Moon Bay,CA 94019, USA

When: July 25, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Where: Half Moon Bay Volunteer Fire Department, 1191 Main Street, Half Moon Bay,CA 94019, USA Categories: Action Event Join the family, friends and community as they demand justice for an innocent life stolen by law enforcement. Yanira Serrano Garcia was murdered on June 3, 2014 by San Mateo County Sheriff’s. The family seeks accountability from law enforcement and the District Attorney’s office. Please join us on Friday, July 25, 2014 at 5pm as we meet at the Half Moon Bay … Continued

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