FTP Speakout & March Against CHP

When: December 13, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Oscar Grant Plaza, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: December 13, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Where: Oscar Grant Plaza, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Action Event EMERGENCY RESPONSE TO VIOLENT UNDERCOVER COPS!! On Wednesday night, in the middle of a protest in Oakland, an undercover cop pulled out a gun and pointed it indiscriminately at protestors in the crowd. OPD was later quick to absolve themselves of blame and assert the aggressor was a CHP cop. ACAB. Come express your rage at the racist police state in all its acronyms – rally, … Continued

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Oakland Assembly on Justice for Mike Brown and Eric Garner

When: December 14, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: December 14, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Where: Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Event Since the murder of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri in August 2014, protests have spread to every major city in this country and cities around the world. In the Bay Area, we have witnessed and participated in almost two straight weeks of freeway takeovers, mass marches and, more recently, student walkouts. Now, as these displays of rage continue with no end in sight, and as we … Continued

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Berkeley City Council: Ban Tear Gas, Projectiles and Overhead Baton Strikes

When: December 16, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Where: Longfellow Middle School Auditorium, 1500 Derby Street, Berkeley,CA 94703, USA

When: December 16, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm Where: Longfellow Middle School Auditorium, 1500 Derby Street, Berkeley,CA 94703, USA Categories: Meeting “After hearing from people injured by police batons and projectiles, and those who suffered from tear gas during several days of protests in Berkeley, the Police Review Commission voted unanimously Wednesday night to ask the City Council to temporarily ban tear gas, the use of projectiles and over-the-shoulder baton swings as crowd-control measures, until an investigation has been completed.” All out to the City Council meeting Tuesday … Continued

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Holiday Action for Worker Justice in Berkeley!

When: December 12, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: HS Lordships Restaurant, 199 Seawall Drive, Berkeley,CA 94710, USA

When: December 12, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Where: HS Lordships Restaurant, 199 Seawall Drive, Berkeley,CA 94710, USA Categories: Action Event 2014 Worst Boss of the Year: Hs. Lordships, Don’t Steal Our Healthcare! Workers at H’s Lordships restaurant have been bargaining a contract for four years. These longtime workers are asking for a fair contract, however management continues to propose drastic takeaways. Workers have offered to give up sick days and vacation time and participate in a new plan with a high deductible and reduced benefits. But the … Continued

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Press Conference to Call for DOJ Prosecution of Professor John Yoo for Torture

When: December 12, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: UC Law School, University of California, Berkeley,Bancroft Way & College Avenue,Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: December 12, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Where: UC Law School, University of California, Berkeley,Bancroft Way & College Avenue,Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Event  Press Conference to Call for DOJ Prosecution of Professor John Yoo for Torture Our message is that prosecution is mandatory under the law. Eric Holder must do his duty and indict and prosecute Yoo. We will set up a waterboard and do a mock waterboarding and forced feeding. We will have orange jumpsuits for people to wear. Codepink will attempt a citizen’s arrest of … Continued

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Rides Needed from Santa Rita.

When: December 11, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm

When: December 11, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm Categories: Event UPDATE (12/11 5:45): 2 Comrades are being released tonight! One of them is being released no charges filed, the other is our injured comrade who just got bailed out. They need rides from Santa Rita TONIGHT! 57573

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Community Forum: The Movement to End Police Brutality – What’s Next

When: December 12, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: 2969 Mission Street, San Francisco,CA 94110, USA

When: December 12, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: 2969 Mission Street, San Francisco,CA 94110, USA Categories: Event ANSWER Community Forum: All Welcome The Movement to End Police Brutality:  What’s Next Share the Facebook Event Featured Speakers Maile Hampton, ANSWER Coalition Akbar Muhammad, International Representative of the Nation of Islam Frank Lara, Party for Socialism and Liberation & New Video on the Struggle for Justice Wheelchair accessible. Refreshments provided. 57571

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Ferguson2Cal Rally

When: December 13, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: University of California, Berkeley,Telegraph Avenue & Bancroft Way,Berkeley,CA 94720, USA

When: December 13, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Where: University of California, Berkeley,Telegraph Avenue & Bancroft Way,Berkeley,CA 94720, USA Categories: Action Join black students from Cal at a rally THIS SATURDAY at noon at Telegraph & Bancroft #ferguson2cal #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/lZaPNgWatK — CalProgressives (@CalProgressives) December 11, 2014   In solidarity with Ferguson and NYC, we will be hosting a #BlackLivesMatter rally and march starting 12:00 PM on Bancroft and Telegraph. Following our action we plan to travel together to the Millions March in Oakland at Oscar Grant Plaza, 14th … Continued

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Politics of Debt Reading Group

When: December 15, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: OMNI Collective in the basement, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: December 15, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: OMNI Collective in the basement, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Meeting This week we’re peeling back the mysteries of how banks work – or don’t – in the real world. Chapter 3 of Tom Sgouros’ Checking the Banks. Sgouros Chap 3 pt 1 Sgouros Chap 3 Pt 2 Sgouros Chap 3 Pt 3   57539

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A VIGIL TO HONOR BLACK LIVES: A vigil and silent procession for those who have lost their lives to police terrorism

When: December 15, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: the pillars at Embarcadero and Grand, Lake Merritt, Oakland,CA, USA

When: December 15, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Where: the pillars at Embarcadero and Grand, Lake Merritt, Oakland,CA, USA Categories: Event We need space for anger. We need space for protests. We need space for healing. We need space to mourn. We need US. Join us on Monday @ 5:00 pm at Lake Merritt for a vigil for those who have lost their lives to police terrorism. We will meet in three places: 1) the pillars at Embarcadero and Grand 2) lakeside drive across from snow park 3) … Continued

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