Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting.

When: February 18, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Impact Hub, 2323 Broadway, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: February 18, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Where: Impact Hub, 2323 Broadway, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Meeting Join Oakland Privacy Working Group to organize against the Domain Awareness Center (DAC), Oakland’s citywide networked mass surveillance hub, surveillance systems from facial recognition to license plate readers, Urban Shield and other invasions of privacy by our militarized police and benighted City Government. We are currently pushing to get a strong privacy policy for the DAC enacted by the City Council, for the Council to create a privacy committee that will … Continued

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Politics of Debt Reading Group

When: February 11, 2015 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: OMNI Collective in the basement, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: February 11, 2015 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: OMNI Collective in the basement, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Meeting For our next meeting we’ll cover Chapters 3, 4, and 5 of PART FOUR (which is the “Organisation and Ownership” section) of E.F. Schumacher’s book, “Small is Beautiful” (which is here:  http://www.ditext.com/schumacher/small/small.html ). These are the chapters about “Socialism” and “Ownership” (which Gar Alperovitz recommended)!  In addition, people might also find this article by David Graeber, entitled “Hope in Common”, worthwhile: https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/david-graeber-hope-in-common. We’ll also have a … Continued

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Court Support for BARTFriday Arrestees

When: January 23, 2015 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: San Francisco Superior Court, 850 Bryant Street, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

When: January 23, 2015 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am Where: San Francisco Superior Court, 850 Bryant Street, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA Categories: Event Please come to court in San Francisco to support our 2 comrades who were arrested by the during #BARTFriday. BART police and SF Sheriffs retaliated against these two brave individuals while they were in custody. Particularly severe pain and trauma was caused to one of our arrestees, whose cane was stolen by BART PD, and despite repeated requests for mobility assistance, she was denied any help … Continued

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Thanks But No Tanks!

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When: January 22, 2015 @ 7:45 am – 8:45 am

When: January 22, 2015 @ 7:45 am – 8:45 am Categories: Event San Leandro, like other cities in the Bay Area, wants to acquire a tank.  Well, not a tank exactly; more like (actually, exactly like) an armored personnel carrier. The kind you see in war movies and Iraq footage. On January 8th a rally against the tank, followed by a San Leandro City Council meeting in which much opposition  to the acquisition of this vehicle was voiced, was held.  (The City Council plans to hold a vote sometime in February). … Continued

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Book Launch: A Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice

When: January 25, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: La Commune Cafe (Omni Collective), 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: January 25, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Where: La Commune Cafe (Omni Collective), 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Event A Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice is an anthology of stories, analysis, and reflections from global movements fighting the tar sands and oil extraction using a wide variety of strategies and approaches. It features writing by Indigenous organizers from across the continent, analysts, and campaigners, as well as 350.org staff and board members, including a forward by Naomi Klein and Bill Mckibben. … Continued

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Court Support: Powell St Kettle Arraignements SF

When: January 26, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Where: San Francisco Superior Court, 850 Bryant Street, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

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Court Support: Powell St Kettle Arraignements SF

When: January 23, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Where: San Francisco Superior Court, 850 Bryant Street, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

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Cops, Class, and Race: How Police Protect the 1%

When: January 26, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Oakland Peace Center, 111 Fairmount Avenue, Oakland,CA 94611, USA

When: January 26, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Where: Oakland Peace Center, 111 Fairmount Avenue, Oakland,CA 94611, USA Categories: Event As communities around the nation have taken to the streets in the ongoing movement against police brutality the question of the police and their role in society has taken on new importance. With the police killing a Black person every 28 hours a movement is emerging that challenges the idea of who they protect and who they serve. The very origins of their institution is saturated in racism … Continued

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Carl Dix Speaking on Police Murder of Black and Brown People

When: January 23, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Alameda College Student Center (Bldg S), Atlantic Avenue & Webster Street, Alameda,CA 94501, USA

When: January 23, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Where: Alameda College Student Center (Bldg S), Atlantic Avenue & Webster Street, Alameda,CA 94501, USA Categories: Event Carl Dix, co-founder of the Stop Mass Incarceration Network will be speaking on: POLICE MURDER BLACK AND BROWN PEOPLE ALL THE DAMN TIME! Why does this happen? Why are they almost never punished for their crimes? And what will it take to end this? During the last few months, powerful, beautiful and determined protests have been dragging some of the reality of what … Continued

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Osha Neumann Book Launch

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When: January 22, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Middle East Children's Alliance, 1101 8th Street, Berkeley,CA 94710, USA

View Map When: January 22, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Where: Middle East Children's Alliance, 1101 8th Street, Berkeley,CA 94710, USA Categories: Event Osha is a long time stalwart civil rights attorney, advocate for the disenfranchised, artist and renaissance activist. Thursday he will be a MECA on 1101 8th Street, Berkeley, signing his latest book, Doodling On The Titanic: The Making Of Art In A World On The Brink.  Faceplant 57927

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