Occupy Forum: The Rights of Mother Earth.

When: October 20, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of Berkeley

When: October 20, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: First Congregational Church of Berkeley Categories: Event Occupy Forum F I E L D T R I P VANDANA SHIVA The Rights of Mother Earth Vandana Shiva is an internationally esteemed Indian environmental and anti-globalization activist. Trained as a physicist, she received an Integrated M.Sc.Honours Degree in Particle Physics from the University of Punjab prior to earning a PhD in the Philosophy of Science at the University of Western Ontario. In 1987 she founded the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and … Continued

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The Fight Against Privatization Of Education & Public Services Conference

When: October 18, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: City College of San Francisco, Science Building Hall Room 100, Ocean Campus, 50 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco,CA 94112, USA

When: October 18, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Where: City College of San Francisco, Science Building Hall Room 100, Ocean Campus, 50 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco,CA 94112, USA Categories: Event The Fight Against Privatization Of Education & Public Services Conference: Stop Union Busting, Outsourcing, Workplace Bullying For A National Campaign To Defend Public Services and Public Education A massive coordinated attacks is taking place through privatization and deregulation to destroy public services and public education throughout the country and internationally. This conference will look at the history of … Continued

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Politics of Debt Reading Group, an effort Strike Debt Bay Area and the Public School.

When: October 29, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: OMNI Collective, probably the lower floor area, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: October 29, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: OMNI Collective, probably the lower floor area, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Meeting Devoted to understanding debt, how it interacts with our financial system, and theorizing about what to do about it. Readings for the 29th: http://www.pieria.co.uk/articles/martin_wolf_proposes_the_death_of_banking http://coppolacomment.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/the-imf-proposes-death-of-banking.html Below is the Wolf article the first link refers to. All 3 of these together really isn’t very long. Also,  we can review the last reading (found here), which still has a lot to it that is not quite … Continued

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Movie Night at the Omni Collective

When: October 17, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: OMNI Collective, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: October 17, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Where: OMNI Collective, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Event This Week’s Titles: Nothing Directed by Vincenzo Natali, 2003 90 min, (Comedy, Fantasy) MirrorMask Directed by Dave McKean, 2005 101 min, (Adventure, Drama, Family)   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. Suggested Donation for popcorn and tea: $2   More Information: You can submit … Continued

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Celebrating the Resistance: Building Unity Among Oppressed Peoples

When: October 17, 2014 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Fruitvale Bart Station, Oakland,CA 94601, USA

When: October 17, 2014 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Where: Fruitvale Bart Station, Oakland,CA 94601, USA Categories: Event Concert and Show. Honoring the lives of all those killed by police brutality 35 year angel-versary of Lil Milagro Ramirez Building unity amongst the oppressed We convoke her spirit of resistance as we recite her poetry and give honor to her life. “Lover of peace, I want to struggle for her desperately, because since the beginning, I have dreamt of peace.” -Awakening A lawyer by profession, and a guerrilla fighter by … Continued

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Not One More Deportation!!!

When: October 13, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Fruitvale Bart Station Plaza, Fruitvale Bart Station, Oakland,CA 94601, USA

When: October 13, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Where: Fruitvale Bart Station Plaza, Fruitvale Bart Station, Oakland,CA 94601, USA Categories: Event The rounding-up and deportation of immigrants, including children, is part of Mass Incarceration – it is a conscious policy that criminalizes Black and Latino peoples, and treats them as less than human. Families are torn apart and children are being sent back to countries from which they fled for their lives. Along with police murder, and the imprisonment of 2.4 million people, the vicious targeting of immigrants … Continued

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Opposing the Militarization of Police. What’s Next? How Do We Proceed?

When: October 27, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Niebyl-Proctor Library, 6501 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: October 27, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Niebyl-Proctor Library, 6501 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Event Meeting We are holding a followup to “Inside Urban Shield” based on the ideas that were thrown out and briefly discussed at that Community Forum.  Please come to discuss how we can most effectively act locally and influence things nationally and at the state level. Just a few of the many ideas that were proposed: Opposing the acquisition of the San Leandro tank with a demonstration. Attending Bay Area UASI … Continued

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From Ferguson To The Bay Area — KPFA Live Stream

When: October 11, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

When: October 11, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Categories: Event From Ferguson To The Bay Area: Connecting the Dots KPFA 94.1 FM Pacifica Live Programming On The Streaming Channel http://www.kpfa.org/events/ferguson-bay-area 10:00 am – 2:00 pm http://www.kpfa.org/kpfa-live-stream-channel On October 11, 2014 thousands of working people and youth will be converging in Ferguson to protest the continuing racism, discrimination and failure to arrest the policeman who murdered Michael Brown. KPFA WorkWeek will provide live streaming program from the station’s channel with activists and teachers from Ferguson and also will connect the … Continued

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Global Frackdown Lake Merritt Tomorrow!!

When: October 11, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Eastshort Park, Lakeshore Avenue & El Embarcadero, Oakland,CA 94610, USA

When: October 11, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Where: Eastshort Park, Lakeshore Avenue & El Embarcadero, Oakland,CA 94610, USA Categories: Event  There will be a gathering at Eastshore park near Lake Merritt right where Lakeshore Blvd. meets El Embarcadero. We’re excited to be joined by Oakland City Councilman Dan Kalb, the talented Occupellas, Students Against Fracking and other wonderful allies fighting Big Oil in the state. Bring a light-colored t-shirt to screen print an awesome “I support a Frack-Free California” logo, a blanket to sit on and your … Continued

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“From Denzil Dowell to Mike Brown..It’s Still Going Down”!!! 48 Anniversary of Black Panther Party

When: October 12, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: One Fam Community Event Ctr, 1606 7th Street, Oakland,CA 94607, USA

When: October 12, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Where: One Fam Community Event Ctr, 1606 7th Street, Oakland,CA 94607, USA Categories: Event PrisonersOf ConscienceCommittee/ Black Panther Party Cubs present: “FROM DENZIL DOWELL TO MIKE BROWN..IT’S STILL GOIN DOWN” 48th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party Panthers Speak Panelists Perspectives The 10 Point Platform Fallen Comrades 56872

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