Politics of Debt. The Strike Debt Bay Area Reading Group. “Web of Debt.”

When: September 24, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: The Omni (ring buzzer), 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: September 24, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: The Omni (ring buzzer), 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Meeting We generally meet every other week.  We generally select a not-too-short, not-too-long reading related to debt for each meeting and discuss the reading. This week we’ll be reading Chapters 21-23 of Ellen Brown’s Web of Debt.  See you there! Web-of-Debt-Complete We are a subgroup of Strike Debt Bay Area.  Check it out! 56629

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Global Action Day Against the Use of Drones for Surveillance & Killing

When: October 4, 2014 all-day
Where: All around the World.

When: October 4, 2014 all-day Where: All around the World. Categories: Action Event Listing of Actions. Join the first Global Action Day Against the Use of Drones for Surveillance & Killing – October 4, 2014 As global citizens who believe in justice and the rule of law, we oppose weaponized and surveillance drones because their deployment: violates democratic rights of freedom of speech and assembly and the right not to be unreasonably searched, is used for extrajudicial “targeted” killings based merely on suspicion — murders — even of children inside … Continued

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Prisoner Letter Writing

When: September 24, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Qilombo, 2313 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: September 24, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Where: Qilombo, 2313 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Event Prisoner Letter Writing Join us for prisoner letter writing every month at Qilombo. Usually this event happens the last Wednesday of every month. Please feel free to write to whomever you want, including your own friends, family, and loved ones. Paper, envelopes, pens, stamps provided. Bring a snack for social time. Bring your thoughts and reflections for quiet writing time. Tips for writing to prisoners. 56627

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BLOCK CA Hwy 1 for YANIRA

When: October 18, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Half Moon Bay, CA, USA

When: October 18, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Where: Half Moon Bay, CA, USA Categories: Action Event   THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED OR POSTPONED. STAY TUNED. On Behalf of the Serrano Family, we are asking our beloved Community, to join in solidarity, to demand justice for Yanira Serrano, who was mercilessly gunned down , June 3, 2014, in front her family, by San Mateo County Sheriff. Please come and support our effort to STOP BUSINESS AS USUAL, during the Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival. Let’s … Continued

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Rally: Community Response to Police Militarization.

When: September 17, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, next to City Hall, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: September 17, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, next to City Hall, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Event  The Bill of Rights Defense Committee is having a rally at Oakland City Hall on the 17th. There will be first person report backs from Ferguson, including one from Nadia Kayali, a lawyer with the EFF. There will be a handful of speakers followed by music from a PA and food and an opportunity for people circulating in parallel, yet disconnected, circles … Continued

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Film Screening: “Berkeley in the 60′s.” Kicking Off 50th Anniversary of Free Speech Movement.

When: September 11, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Pacific Film Archive Theater, Bancroft Way & Bowditch Street, University of California,Berkeley,Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: September 11, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Pacific Film Archive Theater, Bancroft Way & Bowditch Street, University of California,Berkeley,Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Event Berkeley in the Sixties” is kicking off the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement this week at the Pacific Film Archive.  Veterans of the Free Speech Movement will be there. 56615

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Dreaming Wildly, Fighting to Win, with CeCe McDonald and Ruthie Wilson Gilmore

When: September 20, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: OMNI Collective, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: September 20, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Where: OMNI Collective, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Critical Resistance Oakland invites you to Dreaming Wildly, Fighting to Win with CeCe McDonald and Ruthie Wilson Gilmore an evening of celebration and political conversation *Tickets on sale now!* Tickets:  On sale here! $30-50 donations support community tickets for young people and former prisoners; $50 donations come with an autographed poster. We look forward to an evening of spirited conversation with you!  What tools do we have to make abolition common sense? What critical interventions … Continued

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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly.

When: September 15, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Downtown Berkeley Post Office, 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: September 15, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Where: Downtown Berkeley Post Office, 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Meeting The Postal Service has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! The Postal Service outsourced Post Office services to Staples, replacing union jobs with low-paying, low benefit work. And we’re fighting against both! Come help us plan our next steps. On July 29th, at our invite, Ralph Nader spoke on the steps of the Berkeley Post Office against privatization and corporatism. Watch and listen to his talk … Continued

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Strike Debt Bay Area: Politics of Debt Reading Group: Bay Bucks Discussion with Special Guest Chong Kee Tan

When: September 17, 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: September 17, 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: Event Meeting Or next Politics of Debt meeting will be a presentation by Chong Kee Tan on Bay Bucks, a local alternative currency.  We’ll hear him speak and then have a Q&A period, perhaps leasing into a broader discussion. Or next meeting will be one week following, on September 24th,  instead of two. We’ll discuss chapters 21-23 … Continued

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Fight Back Concert & Event at People’s Park.

When: September 13, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: People's Park, Dwight Way & Bowditch Street, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: September 13, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Where: People's Park, Dwight Way & Bowditch Street, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Action Event 56609

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