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

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David Id (IndyBay) vs BART: US District Court

When: September 22, 2014 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Where: US District Court, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco,CA 94102, USA

When: September 22, 2014 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm Where: US District Court, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco,CA 94102, USA Categories: Event An article about the lawsuit. David Id writes:   September 8th marks the three-year anniversary since BART police arrested me during a protest inside the Powell Street BART station. Numerous other journalists were kettled by BART police, yet I was the only credentialed reporter to be handcuffed, arrested, and held in police custody for three hours. I was also the only journalist virtually every BART police … Continued

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Hell in Paradise: My visit to Pelican Bay State Prison

When: September 22, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Monday Night Marsh. 24th Street BART – 3 1/2 block walk , 1062 Valencia Street, San Francisco,CA 94110, USA

When: September 22, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: Monday Night Marsh. 24th Street BART – 3 1/2 block walk , 1062 Valencia Street, San Francisco,CA 94110, USA Categories: Event Hell in Paradise: My visit to Pelican Bay State Prison 4 people will be performing 20 minutes of new material, including Charlie Hinton Please stay until the end if at all possible There’s a parking garage on 22nd between Valencia and Mission. Street parking is difficult Doors open at 7:00 From the playright: This show has developed organically … Continued

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New Film Screening: Waking Up the American Dream.

When: September 11, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Roxie theater, 3117 16th Street, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

When: September 11, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Where: Roxie theater, 3117 16th Street, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA Categories: Event  The purpose of our tour is to generate audiences under one roof that want to get big $$$ out of politics with folks that want to reboot America led by renewables with those wiped out thanks to ’08. Following is a brief description of the film: Patrick Lovell is an accidental filmmaker/activist. Lovell was in the midst of living his American Dream when suddenly his world caved in. … Continued

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Strike Debt Bay Area: Ideas Into Action. Meeting.

When: September 27, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, right next to City Hall, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: September 27, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Where: Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, right next to City Hall, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Meeting Come and help us draw awareness to and fight unjust debt! Come find out about and get connected to SDBA’s many projects: organizing for public banking in Oakland nonprofit check cashing and public finance study initiatives 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 … Continued

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Rising Tide Founder George Marshall talks about his new book: “Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change”

When: September 13, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco,CA 94110, USA

When: September 13, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Where: 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco,CA 94110, USA Categories: Event Rising Tide co-founder, environmental campaigner and renowned author George Marshall will talk about his new book “Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change” It’ll be right before the climate march in NYC and our solidarity actions in the East Bay and SF, and we expect lively conversation about dynamics in the movements to address climate change and climate justice.   RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1462038400737108/ DONATIONS: … Continued

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Occupy SF Action Council.

When: September 7, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Unite Here, Local 2, near Civic Center BART, 215 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco,CA 94102, USA

When: September 7, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Where: Unite Here, Local 2, near Civic Center BART, 215 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco,CA 94102, USA Categories: Meeting Occupy SF ~ACTION  COUNCIL~ Only 2 more meetings before OccupySF – 3rdConvergence!   56593

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