Dance Party Benefit for the Bay Area Coalition For the Headwaters and Earth First!

When: May 16, 2014 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Where: Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94702, USA

When: May 16, 2014 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm Where: Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94702, USA Categories: Event Support and learn about Forest and Habitat defense in California. Three bands, campaign updates, video clips and more.     55418

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IT’S TIME TO TAX THE RICH TO HOUSE THE POOR!

When: April 13, 2014 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Grassroots House, 2022 Blake Street, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: April 13, 2014 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Where: Grassroots House, 2022 Blake Street, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Action Event The Robin Hood Committee needs your help gathering signatures to place two initiatives on the November ballot. The initiatives will create $4.5 million for affordable housing and other city services in Berkeley by taxing the windfall profits of large landlords. Right now, Berkeley tenants are paying more than $100 million a year in excess rent, wealth that is taken out of our community. We can recapture a fraction … Continued

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Occupy Forum: Our Homes, Our Neighborhoods– The Fight to Wake up the City.

When: April 14, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART, 2017 Mission Street, San Francisco,CA 94105, USA

When: April 14, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART, 2017 Mission Street, San Francisco,CA 94105, USA Categories: Event Meeting   OccupyForum presents�  Our Homes, Our Neighborhoods– The Fight to Wake up the City, Stop Displacement, and Take Back Control of Our Communities   Guest speakers Julien Ball / SF ACCE and foreclosure and eviction fighters like Eviction-Free SF   On the heels of a foreclosure crisis that devastated the southeast side, San Francisco saw a tech boom. Real estate speculators … Continued

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Global Day Against Military Spending.

When: April 14, 2014 all-day
Where: Federal Building, Oakland, 12th Street & Clay Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: April 14, 2014 all-day Where: Federal Building, Oakland, 12th Street & Clay Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Action Event Global Day Against Military Spending, Monday, April 14 Join the Bay Area New Priorities Campaign and folks from more than a dozen peace & justice organizations to  distribute a GDAMS brochure to commuters at BART stations during morning and evening rush hours.  Below is a list of BART stations and contact info. Press conference In front of the Federal Building, 13th & Clay, downtown Oakland, CA, 11:30 am Speakers will … Continued

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Strike Debt Bay Area: Ideas Into Action.

When: April 26, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: April 26, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm Where: Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Meeting New to Strike Debt?? Don’t walk cold turkey into a bunch of radicals talking about debt! Show up a half hour early—at 2:30 PM—for an informal pre-meeting intro session. If you’d like to attend this pre-together please email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com and let us know you’re coming. Join Strike Debt Bay Area in working on some exciting projects locally and nationally to fight unjust debt. – The latest on our coalition … Continued

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The Art Party

When: April 19, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: 4925 International Boulevard, Oakland,CA 94621, USA

When: April 19, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Where: 4925 International Boulevard, Oakland,CA 94621, USA Categories: Event Music. Food. Live Art.     55412

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Strike Debt Bay Area: Politics of Debt Reading Group.

When: April 16, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Public School Space (Sudo Room) (entrance on 22nd St, use buzzer), 2141 Broadway, Oakland,CA 94607, USA

When: April 16, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Where: Public School Space (Sudo Room) (entrance on 22nd St, use buzzer), 2141 Broadway, Oakland,CA 94607, USA Categories: Meeting Our next Politics of Debt class will be in one week, Wednesday April 16th.  Here is the node on the public school website: http://thepublicschool.org/node/37127 We’ll continue our reading of Michael Hudson and the Public Banking Workbook.  Bear in mind we didn’t get to discuss ch.1-3 of the Public Banking workbook, so read up on all that you can on the new … Continued

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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly.

When: April 14, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Downtown Berkeley Post Office, 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: April 14, 2014 @ 6:00 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 has started to outsource 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. The American Postal Workers Union is planning more actions against Staples; we need to support them. There is a protest rally on Saturday, … Continued

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Film Showing: Shift Change. True Storied of Dignified Jobs in Democratic Workplaces.

When: April 15, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: La Pena Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94705, USA

When: April 15, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Where: La Pena Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94705, USA Categories: Event There will be a screening of the workers’ cooperative documentary Shift Change The film was premiered at Grand Lake last October. Here’s the site for the film if you are interested: http://shiftchange.org/ Before the showing here will be a pizza and pastry pop-up at 6:00 PM! After the film there will be a presentation by the filmmakers and a Q&A with members of local cooperatives, including Arizmendi. … Continued

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MATT TAIBBI: “The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap”

When: April 12, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

Buy Tickets When: April 12, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: First Congregational Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Event Tickets via Brown Paper Tickets or at Pegasus Books (3 locations), Marcus Books, Mrs. Dalloway’s, Moe’s Books, Walden Pond, DIESEL a Bookstore. SF: Modern Times  Hot news!  Matt Taibbi has left Rolling Stone and just joined Pierre Omidyar’s group of original, independent journalists to produce a second digital magazine. The first is The Intercept, with writing by Glen Greenwald, Jeremy Scahill and other fearless journalists. From the award-winning investigative … Continued

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