In Our Power, US Students Organize for Justice in Palestine

When: November 6, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: La Pena Cultural Center (2 blocks from Ashby BART), 3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94705, USA

When: November 6, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Where: La Pena Cultural Center (2 blocks from Ashby BART), 3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94705, USA Categories: Event Book Release Celebration with Journalist Nora Barrows-Friedman IN OUR POWER: U.S. STUDENTS ORGANIZE FOR JUSTICE IN PALESTINE (Just World Books) The Middle East Children’s Alliance is thrilled to host this celebration of award-winning reporter Nora Barrows-Friedman’s new book which documents the emergence and success of the Students for Justice in Palestine movement, using many of Nora’s investigative interviews with activists nationwide. Her … Continued

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The Trial to Save CCSF, and Demonstration.

When: October 27, 2014 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Where: .California State Superior Court, McAllister Street & Polk Street, San Francisco,CA 94102, USA

When: October 27, 2014 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm Where: .California State Superior Court, McAllister Street & Polk Street, San Francisco,CA 94102, USA Categories: Event DEMONSTRATE ON MORNING OF TRIAL THE STAKES? OPEN ACCESS FOR ALL vs SUCCESS FOR A FEW! Join us At the long awaited trial in the lawsuit of SF City Atty Dennis Herrera vs the ACCJC. Join us On the street to demonstrate against the ACCJC and its corporate allies who are trying to downsize and change the mission of California Community Colleges. Join us In the courtroom … Continued

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Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Ideas Into Action.

When: November 15, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: OMNI Collective, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: November 15, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Where: OMNI Collective, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Meeting Come get connected with SDBA’s many projects: Come and help us draw awareness to and fight unjust debt! organizing for public banking in Oakland saving the Berkeley Post Office and stopping the Staples non-union takeover of good Post Office jobs working with the City of Richmond and other municipalities for eminent domain seizure of underwater mortgages from the banksters ongoing study group distribution of Debt Resisters’ Operations Manual student … Continued

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Strike Debt At “Living the New Economy” Impact Hub Social / Party.

When: October 24, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Impact Hub, 2323 Broadway, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: October 24, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: Impact Hub, 2323 Broadway, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Event Join Strike Debt Bay Area at the Living the New Economy Conference’s social / party, where we’ll have a table, discuss debt and the new economy, and our radio team, Mike and Cassie, will be live on-stage performing one of the Strike Debt Radio segments. 57031

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Film Nite at the Omni: The Internet’s Own Boy & Hackers

When: October 24, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: OMNI Collective in the basement, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: October 24, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Where: OMNI Collective in the basement, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Event The Internets Own Boy Written and Directed by Brian Knappenberger, 2014 105 min, (Documentary, Biography, Crime ) Hackers Directed by Iain Softley, 1995 107 min, (Action, Comedy, Crime) Film Nights are held in the basement of Omni and start at 7pm; the theater dims no later than 7:15, so don’t be late! BYO; Drinks, snacks, pillows, cushions, beanbags, etc.     57029

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Jasper Bernes’ seminar “Value, Capitalism, Communism”‘

When: October 20, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: OMNI Collective in the basement – buzz to get in (near Lanesplitter Pizza on Telegraph), 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: October 20, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: OMNI Collective in the basement – buzz to get in (near Lanesplitter Pizza on Telegraph), 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Event  Pt. 2 (of 3) of Jasper Bernes’ seminar “Value, Capitalism, Communism”‘ will investigate the question of what value is in capitalism, and what types of non-capitalist societies would either preserve or abolish it. We will engage with the most speculative of communist and anarchist writings — those that begin to imagine modes and mediums of social coordination and … Continued

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Climate Leadership Summit

When: November 1, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – November 2, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Where: 518 Valencia, 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco,CA 94110, USA

When: November 1, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – November 2, 2014 @ 6:00 pm Where: 518 Valencia, 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco,CA 94110, USA Categories: Event Today, there is unprecedented momentum in the effort to stop fossil fuels and win climate justice. However, with most of our attention focused on fighting short-term battles, we often forget to ask the question:What would the world look like if we won? Change the Course, a new program from Rainforest Action Network, is an invitation to dig deep and think hard about what it … Continued

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Jack London’s The Iron Heel: a benefit performance for the RPA & Sunflower Alliance

When: October 31, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Berkeley City Club, 2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

Buy Tickets When: October 31, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Where: Berkeley City Club, 2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Event Jack London’s The Iron Heel: a benefit performance A Readers Theater, Puppetry and Music adaptation of the visionary dystopian science fiction tale of anti-capitalist rebellion & rise of authoritarianism. This performance is a benefit for the Richmond Progressive Alliance & the Sunflower Alliance in their fight for the climate, health and safety of Bay Area communities threatened by big oil and for building a just, sustainable economy. Featuring Jack London’s great … Continued

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Occupy the Farm – The Movie!

When: November 7, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: UA Berkeley Theater, 2274 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: November 7, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 9:30 pm Where: UA Berkeley Theater, 2274 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Event 200 urban farmers occupy the last piece of East Bay farmland and plant 15,000 seedlings to save it from becoming a shopping mall. This is a story about what we can accomplish through collective action, and it takes on one of the most powerful institutions in the world. Its about all of us! We have showtimes! Occupy The Farm is playing at 12:00 pm, 2:20 pm, 4:50 pm, 7:00pm … Continued

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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly.

When: October 20, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Downtown Berkeley Post Office, 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: October 20, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Where: Downtown Berkeley Post Office, 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Meeting WE DID IT! AFTER 14 MONTHS OF WORK, THE ZONING OVERLAY ORDINANCE PASSED ON SEPTEMBER 30th. It will take effect on October 30th. Read more about our victory here. Nonetheless the Postal Service still has the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! And the Postal Service outsourced Post Office services to Staples, replacing union jobs with low-paying, low benefit work. We’re still fighting against both! Come help … Continued

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