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Check out these environmental actions

Did you know that on Sunday, March 2, a thousand demonstrators, mostly young, protested the Keystone Pipeline in Washington, D.C., and close to 400 were arrested?  http://priceofoil.org/2014/03/03/hundreds-students-arrested-xl-dissent-action/ Did you know that on the next day there was a support action in San Francisco, and well over 100 people attended?  Nine were able to get into the State Department Building, where they were arrested.  The crowd locked outside chanted and heard stirring speeches from young activists.  Neither of these events has been covered by the mainspring press.  http://politicalblindspot.com/media-blackout-massive…/ This spring a … Continued

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Strike Debt Proposal for O25

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Occupy Oakland participants in Strike Debt Bay Area are requesting official recognition of the Occupy Oakland Strike Debt committee. The goal of the committee is to educate and mobilize around the issue of debt.  The committee will work with Strike Debt Bay Area and the national Strike Debt movement to develop and share information about the role of debt in 21st century capitalism.  We will help organize collective resistance to debt, which may include forming debtors’ unions, supporting free check cashing services, negotiating debt reductions with institutions, promoting alternative economies, … Continued

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Occupy Oakland Strike Debt Committee

Occupy Oakland participants in Strike Debt Bay Area are requesting official recognition of the Occupy Oakland Strike Debt committee. The goal of the committee is to educate and mobilize around the issue of debt.  The committee will work with Strike Debt Bay Area and the national Strike Debt movement to develop and share information about the role of debt in 21st century capitalism.  We will help organize collective resistance to debt, which may include forming debtors’ unions, supporting free check cashing services, negotiating debt reductions with institutions, promoting alternative economies, … Continued

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Demonstration against Chevron – Wed. Oct. 3 3pm meet at Richmond BART

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    Demonstration against Chevron Wednesday, October 3   Assemble 3 pm at Richmond BART 2nd Assembly point Washington Park 4:30 pm 3rd Assembly point in front of the Chevron Refinery Gates 5:00 pm Points of Unity for the March/ Messages for Banners/ Speakers:… 1. Install the Air Quality Monitoring System NOW! 2. Community Compensation! 3. Reduce Emissions! 4. Worker and Public Safety First! 5. Pay Your Fair Share of Taxes! The goal is to deliver the demands to Chevron staff and demand that they give them to Chevron Management. … Continued

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SHUT DOWN, NOT MELT DOWN Anti-nuclear action

On the Anniversary of Hiroshima & Nagasaki Occupy the Energy Supply! Our Government disregards radioactive pollution from the corporations that fund their elections, and the people are unprotected from the nuclear threat. From Fukishima to California Shut Down, Not Melt Down! MONDAY, AUGUST 6, 2012 2 PM Assemble at Japanese Consulate, 50 Fremont Street, San Francisco Followed by March to PG&E 3 PM Protest at PG&E, 245 Market Street/Beale Join with the OccupySF Environmental Justice Working Group, No Nukes Action and Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice to say that … Continued

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Proposal Queue for July 15 GA

     1.    Emergency Proposal for new Quorum requirements      2.    Proposal To Endorse Occupy Oakland Media Committee Purpose Statement      3.    Proposal for a Occupy Oakland, Liberate Everything Conference at Laney College in Oakland      4.    Proposal to Endorse Occupy  Anti-War Working Group resolution to  END to the militarization and  violence of the police, FBI, homeland security, and any other ‘security’  force (Held at Proposers request for later GA)      5.    Proposal to denounce the physical attack on the Revolution Books table at OGP On May Day (held pending response … Continued

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Chevron shareholder meeting demonstration 5/30/12

On May 30th, people will travel from around the world to descend on San Ramon, CA and confront Chevron at its annual shareholder meeting. Join us for a colorful and fun rally outside Chevron’s headquarters in support of human rights, environmental, economic and climate justice, and more! DIRECTIONS From Berkeley or SF, take 80 to 24 (Caldicott Tunnel). Then 680 South. Off at Bollinger Canyon. Make a left onto Bollinger over bridge. Chevron HQ on right. Drivers will have to park in Whole Foods parking lot across the street or … Continued

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Proposal Queue for GA Sunday 5/20

1) Proposal To Endorse Occupy Oakland Media Committee Purpose Statement 2) Proposal for Occupy Oakland to Ratify the proposal created by the National Gathering Working Group 3) Proposal to Endorse Occupy Anti-War Working Group resolution to  END to the militarization and violence of the police, FBI, homeland security, and any other ‘security’ force 4) Proposal to denounce the physical attack on the Revolution Books table at OGP On May Day 5) Proposal for a march against stay away orders and state repression toward Occupy Oakland 1) Proposal To Endorse Occupy … Continued

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Bayer Demonstration May 16 – Ban the Pesticides – Save the Bees!

MILLIONS OF DEAD BEES!   MYSTERY SOLVED!! Join the protest against Bayer on Wednesday, May 16th, from 4 to 6 pm. Wear bee garb, dress like bees, bring your smokers and stingers…. We are demanding the immediate ban of Clothianidin, the pesticide responsible for massive bee die-offs worldwide, which is produced by Bayer.   This pesticide has precipitated Colony Collapse Disorder, threatening the livelihood of both large and small farmers as well as beekeepers—indeed the ecological balance of the planet.   Many vegetables and fruits and other crops depend upon bees for pollination.  … Continued

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Hundreds protest Chevron in Richmond

Marchers from Occupy Oakland and many other communities joined Richmond activists to commemorate Earth Day with a protest of Chevron on Friday evening, April 20.  Chevron is both the largest greenhouse gas polluter in the State of California and the largest company in the state—a perfect example of how the 1% is devastating our environment. About 200 people gathered at Richmond BART, welcomed by Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin, who expressed her support for Occupy.  After a few speeches and music led by Occupella, the group marched to Richmond’s Civic Center.  … Continued

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