Capitalism vs. the Climate: Naomi Klein on the Need for a New Economic Model to Address the Ecological Crisis

When: November 19, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library, 6501 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: November 19, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library, 6501 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Event Capitalism vs. the Climate: Naomi Klein on the Need for a New Economic Model to Address the Ecological Crisis Join the Northern California System Change not Climate Change chapter in watching the film interview of Naomi Klein by Amy Goodman from Democracy Now (September 18, 2014). After the film we will discuss her ideas and her recent book, THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING, by Naomi Klein. From http://thischangeseverything.org: “Forget everything you think you … Continued

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STATE V. REED: An Award Winning Documentary

When: November 22, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: OMNI Collective, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: November 22, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: OMNI Collective, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Event A documentary about Rodney Reed – an innocent man the State of Texas is preparing to “legally” lynch by execution on January 14th, 2015. #Justice4Rodney Campaign to End the Death Penalty. 57306

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Earth At Risk 2014: Justice and Sustainability Conference, Nov. 22 – 23

When: November 22, 2014 @ 9:30 am – November 23, 2014 @ 3:00 pm
Where: Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco,CA 94123, USA

When: November 22, 2014 @ 9:30 am – November 23, 2014 @ 3:00 pm Where: Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco,CA 94123, USA Categories: Event Earth At Risk 2014: Justice and Sustainability Conference, Nov. 22 – 23 From the Conference website: “This November, some of the world’s preeminent strategists in environmental defense, social justice, and grassroots activism will come together to share their insights and speak toward ONE goal: crafting game-changing responses to address the converging crises we face. Species extinction, racism, sexual warfare, deforestation, global warming, … Continued

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Occupy Forum: Film: The Black Road — on the Front Line of Aceh’s War

When: November 17, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART, 2017 Mission Street, San Francisco,CA 94110, USA

When: November 17, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART, 2017 Mission Street, San Francisco,CA 94110, USA Categories: Event Monday, November 17th at Global Exchange from 6 – 9 pm Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! OccupyForum Presents  Film: The Black Road — on the Front Line of Aceh’s War – the struggle for independence The 2004 tsunami suddenly turned the isolated Indonesian province … Continued

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Bay Area Speaks: A People’s Hearing on the Future of the Internet

When: November 20, 2014 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Room 305, San Francisco City Hall, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Place,San Francisco,CA 94102, USA

When: November 20, 2014 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Room 305, San Francisco City Hall, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Place,San Francisco,CA 94102, USA Categories: Event You are invited to join EFF next Thursday, November 20, for a free public event on the quickly unfolding national debate on net neutrality, to be hosted at San Francisco City Hall. The event is Bay Area Speaks: A People’s Hearing on the Future of the Internet, where you are invited to testify at City Hall about why net neutrality matters to … Continued

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Hell in Paradise. A Play. “My Visit to Pelican Bay State Prison.”

When: November 14, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: The Omni , 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: November 14, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: The Omni , 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Event Pelican Bay State Prison is one of the largest prisons in our state. With close to 3 thousand men, and more than a third kept in solitary confinement, this prison is one of California’s most notorious for its unjust treatment of folks inside. Join us tonight at the Omni in Oakland, for a performance of Hell in Paradise: My Visit to Pelican Bay State Prison.  A play written … Continued

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Fundraiser for Rasmea: A Night of Music, Food, and Conversation to Support the Case of Rasmea Odeh

When: November 14, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Oakstop, 1721 Broadway, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: November 14, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Oakstop, 1721 Broadway, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Event Occupation, Repression, and Strategies of Resistance from the US to Palestine: A Night of Music, Food, and Conversation to Support the Case of Rasmea Odeh Featuring from Palestine: Sahar Francis, Deputy Director of Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association   Accessible by elevator and Bart Funds raised will support the defense of Rasmea Odeh 57268

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National Week of Action to #FreeRasmeaNow

When: November 13, 2014 all-day

When: November 13, 2014 all-day Categories: Event Though Rasmea has been unjustly convicted, her struggle is far from over. Read Monday’s report from court here. In front of all her supporters Monday in the courtroom, U.S. marshals placed Rasmea in handcuffs and under arrest. She will be detained until her sentencing, which is set for March 10, 2015.  Our immediate and urgent task is to fight for her release from jail. The Rasmea Defense Committee with Students for Justice in Palestine is calling on Palestinian and Palestine solidarity organizations and others committed … Continued

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Defend Knowland Park!

When: November 18, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Oakland City Hall, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: November 18, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: Oakland City Hall, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Event Oakland’s beautiful and wild Knowland Park is under threat, and we need your help at an important City Council vote. Right now, the free public park is home to a range of wildlife, including threatened species, native grasslands, and woodlands. However, the Oakland Zoo is trying to take over the heart of the park’s 77 acres! – which would displace local wildlife…for an exhibit about species that … Continued

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CONTINUE TO EXPRESS OUR SOLIDARITY WITH RASMEA.

When: November 12, 2014 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Where: Oakland Federal Building, 1301 Clay Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: November 12, 2014 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am Where: Oakland Federal Building, 1301 Clay Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Action Event JOIN US TO CONTINUE TO EXPRESS OUR SOLIDARITY WITH RASMEA. WHEN: Wednesday, November 12th @ 7:30, with the program starting at 8am. WHAT: Rally, speak out, and flyering Without a full and fair trial, Rasmea found guilty! In a travesty of justice, Rasmea Odeh was found guilty of one count of Unlawful Procurement of Naturalization. For over a year, Rasmea, her supporters, and her legal team have … Continued

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