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

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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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Community Funeral procession For Palestine Demonstration (SF)

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

When: July 20, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Where: San Francisco Ferry Building, 1 Market Street, San Francisco,CA 94105, USA Categories: Event Join us in a symbolic funeral procession to honor the Palestinian martyrs that have sacrificed their lives for the liberation of Palestine. Within the past couple weeks the illegal, terrorist, and apartheid state of Israel and their military have killed over 170 Palestinian, and thousands have been injured as the Israeli government has bombed Gaza. It is going to be a symbolic procession that are similar … Continued

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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly

When: July 21, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps., 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: July 21, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Where: Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps., 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. We’ve began the “Don’t Shop at Staples” campaign with some awesome… what else? … postcards to send to Staples management!  Here’s the … Continued

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