35th Annual Xicana Moratorium Day: Displace Gentrification not OUR Hoods

When: August 31, 2014 all-day
Where: San Antonio Park, Foothill Boulevard & 16th Avenue, Oakland,CA 94606, USA

When: August 31, 2014 all-day Where: San Antonio Park, Foothill Boulevard & 16th Avenue, Oakland,CA 94606, USA Categories: Event We cordially invite you to join us for the 35th Annual Xicana Moratorium Day: Displace Gentrification not OUR Hoods Come and bring friends and family to enjoy a day at the park full of music, art, and community hosted by the youth of Xicana Moratorium Coaliton – CoatlNecalli.  Dance and enjoy the beauty of Oakland while also finding out what is going on in our streets and how you could get involved … Continued

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National Moment of Silence: Eric Garner, Mike Brown, et al.

When: August 14, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Oscar Grant Plaza, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: August 14, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Where: Oscar Grant Plaza, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Event People around the country will gather in small vigils to show solidarity against recent police brutality and observe a moment of silence @ 4:20pm for the victims (Eric Garner, Mike Brown, John Crawford, and others). Participating cities include NYC, Chicago, Philadelphia, DC, and more. Join us in Oakland, CA. If you can, bring posters with the names of the fatal victims of police shootings and brutality. No … Continued

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Keep Berkeley Taser Free!

When: August 14, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Grassroots House, 2022 Blake Street, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: August 14, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Grassroots House, 2022 Blake Street, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Meeting Yes, its time for another Taser meeting! Come and get some literature and STICKERS! to distribute. We have a lot so please help us spread the word! We have a kick-ass line up for the September forum and now we need a flyer and publicity to make sure that the place is packed! We can also strategize about other ways to make the debate happen. I also encourage people … Continued

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Staples Protest! Stop Union-Busting Pot-Luck and Get-Together.

When: August 17, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Staples, Downtown Berkeley, Shattuck Avenue & Durant Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: August 17, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Where: Staples, Downtown Berkeley, Shattuck Avenue & Durant Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Event Come join in the activities as First They Came for the Homeless and Berkeley Post Office Defenders peeps protest the privatization of the Post Office by Staples and Post Office Management. It’s going to be a pot-luck and radio show as well as a protest.  Come hang out at the once-again-up-and-going 24-hour a day table outside of Staples in Berkeley. 56391

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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly.

When: August 18, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Downtown Berkeley Post Office, 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: August 18, 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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Oakland California, to Ferguson, Missouri

When: August 15, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

When: August 15, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Categories: Action Oakland California, to Ferguson, Missouri FUCK THE POLICE MARCH 8/15/2014 Meet @ 14 and Broadway in Oakland 6:00pm Bring Marshmallows 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed by police and they left him for dead in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. To the good people of Ferguson, take heart – and take your streets. You are not alone, we will take the streets here in Oakland. The time has come for more than simple justice for these atrocities. The time … Continued

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Historic Film on Palestine Liberation Struggle “We Are the Palestinian People”

When: August 13, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Near 24th St. Bart, 2969 Mission Street, Santa Cruz,CA 95060, USA

When: August 13, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Near 24th St. Bart, 2969 Mission Street, Santa Cruz,CA 95060, USA Categories: Event With discussion led by Richard Becker, author of “Palestine, Israel and the U.S. Empire.” Made in 1973, this film includes an excellent chronology of the events leading to the establishment of the state of Israel by the Zionist forces utilizing rare historical footage. It explains the role of Britain and the U.S. in establishing and supporting the Israeli state, and documents the long history of resistance … Continued

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Strike Debt Reading Group: The Politics of Debt. Ellen Brown’s “The Public Banking Solution.”

When: August 20, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: The Omni (ring buzzer), 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: August 20, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: The Omni (ring buzzer), 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Meeting Here is the reading  for the next Politics of Debt meeting  - OMNI basement. We will continue on with Ellen brown’s Public Banking solution on the topic foreign policy and other countries’ use of Public Banks.   PBS-Germany PBS-Argentina PBS-Latin-America1 PBS-Ch-3 56385

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Living the New Economy Convergence

When: October 23, 2014 @ 9:00 am – October 26, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Where: To be announced, Oakland, CA, USA

Buy Tickets When: October 23, 2014 @ 9:00 am – October 26, 2014 @ 5:00 pm Where: To be announced, Oakland, CA, USA Categories: Event More than a conference LNE Oakland is designed to be different from any event you’ve attended before. Drawing inspiration from hackathons, conferences, networking events, festivals, and jams, the result is a unique event that has components of each. More than a conference, this is a convergence. We have an exciting lineup of speakers, but you’ll do more than listen to talks. You’ll meet and collaborate … Continued

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Screening of: The Day after Trinity: Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb

When: August 14, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists, 1924 Cedar Street, Berkeley,CA 94709, USA

When: August 14, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Where: Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists, 1924 Cedar Street, Berkeley,CA 94709, USA Categories: Event Conscientious Projector’s Film Series for the 99% presents The Day after Trinity: Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb. “I have become Death” declared nuclear scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer upon first witnessing the terrible power of the Atomic Bomb. This Oscar -nominated film for best documentary uses newsreel footage and recently declassified government film to trace the Manhattan project under Oppenheimer’s guidance. The New Mexico A-Bomb tests are … Continued

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