Fight Against the Chamber of Commerce’s Min Wage Proposal/Attack.

When: July 19, 2014 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: High Street Presbyterian, 1945 High Street, Oakland,CA 94601, USA

When: July 19, 2014 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Where: High Street Presbyterian, 1945 High Street, Oakland,CA 94601, USA Categories: Event We need your help. Three City Councilmembers are attempting to place a measure on the November Ballot to confuse voters and to try to stop the creation of a minimum wage in Oakland. Written by the Oakland Chamber of Commerce and the California Restaurant Association, this measure would exempt 95% of Oakland employers from an Oakland minimum wage until 2017. This would include major fast food companies like … Continued

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All out for Palestine!

When: July 20, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Ferry Building (Embarcadero Bart), 1 Market Street, San Francisco,CA 94105, USA

When: July 20, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Where: Ferry Building (Embarcadero Bart), 1 Market Street, San Francisco,CA 94105, USA Categories: Action Event Israel has announced a ground invasion of Gaza!! All out for Palestine!! Within the past couple weeks the state of Israel has killed over 230 Palestinians injured and displaced thousands and is now preparing for an all out ground invasion of the prison otherwise known as Gaza. . Join us to to stand with the Palestinian people, demand an end to US aid to Israel, … Continued

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Stop the War on Children.

When: July 24, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Ron Dellums Federal Building, 1301 Clay Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: July 24, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Where: Ron Dellums Federal Building, 1301 Clay Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Event Stop the War on Children from Gaza to the U.S./Mexican Border! Say No to Racism and War! Stand with children and youth under attack. Solidarity with Palestine and the people of Central America. In support of the call for a national week of actions from 7/17 – 7/24. A united action initiated by the International Action Center – Bay Area and supported by the AROC: Arab Resource … Continued

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Undermining the $12.25 Minimum Wage Ballot Initiative

When: July 22, 2014 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: City Hall, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: July 22, 2014 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Where: City Hall, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Event The Community & Economic Development Committee of the City Council will take up a proposed ballot initiative which would conflict with and undermine the $12.25 min wage and paid sick leave ballot initiative that will appear on the ballot in November. This is a cynical attempt by the one percent and their Council lackeys to destroy what 33,000+ voters of Oakland have already said they support (by their signatures … Continued

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Occupy Forum: The People’s Climate Curriculum

When: July 21, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART, 2017 Mission Street, Santa Cruz,CA 95060, USA

When: July 21, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART, 2017 Mission Street, Santa Cruz,CA 95060, USA Categories: Meeting Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! The People’s Climate Curriculum with Laurie Baumgarten & Anne Donjacour Are you interested in helping people understand why climate change is occurring and what can be done about it?  If so, come to our workshop and learn … Continued

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First Friday: Honoring Monique Robinson on ABC4J.

When: August 1, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Alan Blueford Center for Justice, 2434 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: August 1, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Where: Alan Blueford Center for Justice, 2434 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Event At The Alan Blueford Center For Justice, our mission is to help heal the community in Alan’s name so that his memory lives on thru change directed at unity & love. We will be dedicating First Friday to Monique Robinson & her son Taylor, aka Fat Daddy. “Honor Monique by supporting her child. Taylor has been lucky to have other loving caregivers who have shared in … Continued

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Fresh Juice Party in Concert

When: July 17, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Mojo Theater, 2940 16th Street #217, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

When: July 17, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Where: Mojo Theater, 2940 16th Street #217, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA Categories: Event Listing:  No other details. (Fresh Juice Party is the anchor behind Chalkupy) 56236

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Politics of Debt Reading Group: Critiquing Piketty.

When: July 23, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: OMNI Collective, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: July 23, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: OMNI Collective, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Meeting Here are the articles on Piketty we will read for the next class Summary of Piketty argument: http://boingboing.net/2014/06/24/thomas-pikettys-capital-in-t.html Critique of Piketty: Mainstream: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2014/05/capital-eats-the-world/ Occupy (very short by Graeber): http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/may/30/savage-capitalism-back-radical-challenge Plus a radio interview from Michael Hudson: http://youtu.be/uv6kEd9C9CM And another, optional, topical-historical take on Picketty and Capitalism: http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/24489-the-compelling-conclusion-about-capitalism-that-piketty-resists Here is how to get to the OMNI from BART: 1) get off at the MacArthur station 2) head East towards Telegraph … Continued

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Dimond Third Thursday Stroll

When: July 17, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Dimond District, MacArthur Boulevard & Dimond Avenue, Oakland,CA 94602, USA

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Gill Tract Supporters: Rally at UC Regents Meeting.

When: July 16, 2014 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Where: UCSF conference center, 1675 Owens Street, UCSF/Mission Bay,San Francisco,CA 94158, USA

When: July 16, 2014 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am Where: UCSF conference center, 1675 Owens Street, UCSF/Mission Bay,San Francisco,CA 94158, USA Categories: Action Event Dear Gill Tract Supporters, Next Wednesday, July 16th from 8am-10am, please join SEAL and supporters to give public comments and rally at the UC Regents Meeting. Come talk directly to President Napolitano, and tell her that a “Global Food Initiative” starts at home! The UC’s hypocrisy is clear. It’s our job to call them out: Walk your talk! To read more about Napolitano’s “Global Food Initiative”, check … Continued

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