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Stop the Oakland DAC surveillance city, speak out at City Council Tuesday, July 30

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Everyone was sure the Oakland City Council would simply rubber stamp a resolution to accept, appropriate and administer upwards of $2 million to implement phase 2 of the systems enhancements and integration of the Domain Awareness Center (DAC) this past Tuesday night. Thanks to the efforts of a few concerned Oakland residents who brought facts and hard questions before the Council they decided to hold off on the vote and postponed a decision to the following regular Council meeting taking place on Tuesday, July 30. The DAC, which is a … Continued

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Sign up and speak out against government surveillance at City Council

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Tuesday, July 16, 5:30PM, City Council Meeting Council is seeking to pass a resolution to administer a $2 million payout to major defense contractor, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) for needed software and infrastructure to integrate “Phase 2″ of the Domain Awareness Center (DAC) a mass centralized virtual data center for intelligence gathering in Oakland. If this gross violation of privacy has you concerned come out and voice your opinion on Big Oakland Brother the DAC to the Council. http://oaklandwiki.org/Domain_Awareness_Center Sign up to speak against increased government surveillance, Item 7.19: … Continued

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Occupy Oakland General Assembly to be at 19th & Telegraph this Sunday, Aug. 4 Only @ 2PM

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GA will be held at the Humanitarian Statues, at Kaiser Park at 19th/Telegraph Sunday, August 4th only. The City of Oakland is privatizing public space and shutting down public access to OGP – $10 admission is required – for a commercial purpose, namely Art and Soul Festival next weekend. Our General Assembly is a participatory gathering of Oakland community members and beyond, where everyone who shows up is treated equally and has equal decision-making power. Occupy Oakland’s General Assembly uses a participatory decision-making process appropriately called, “Occupy Oakland’s Collective Decision-Making … Continued

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Art & protest exhibit for the Turkish people, June 29 & 30th

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An Art Exhibition Showcasing The Truth & Humor of the Turkish Resistance Original scenes from Istanbul Gezi Park Protest by Turkish American Gezi Platform: An organization representing the Turkish American Community in support of the Gezi Movement Saturday, June 29th, 4PM – 9PM Sunday, June 30th, 11AM – 2 PM Studio Location: DILEKSEZEN 1933 Union Street, San Francisco, CA  94123 51690

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Hella Gezi Overnight Campout @ OGP in Solidarity with the People of Turkey & Against State Repression

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Saturday, June 22nd from 7:00 PM to morning! Bring a sleeping bag. Oscar Grant Plaza 14th Street & Broadway, Oakland Feast! Films! Music!  More! “This movement won’t end here.  We’ve started something much bigger than the park.  …After tis, I don’t think people will go back to being afraid of this government or any government.” -Seyitt Cikmen, 19 50460

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Edward Snowden Support Rally

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Jail Diane Feinstein instead. START DATE: Friday June 14 TIME: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Location Details: Rally & Chalk art 5pm at Dianne Feinstein’s Office, One Post St. near Montgomery BART station on Market St., San Francisco March at 4pm from Gezi Gardens, Laguna and Fell St. (formerly Hayes Valley Farm) Protest Rally & Chalk Art to support NSA whistle-blower EDWARD SNOWDEN @  Dianne Feinstein’s Office at ONE POST ST. near Montgomery BART Station. BRING CHALK!!! 5 PM RALLY AT FEINSTEIN’S OFFICE ONE POST ST. 4PM MARCH TO FEINSTEIN’S … Continued

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Solidarity with Occupy Gezi Parki Turkey Rally

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June 6, 2013 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Downtown Berkeley BART 160 Shattuck Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704 Join us for a solidarity rally to support the protests in Turkey, which initially began at Gezi Parki. The demonstrations at Gezi Parki were directed to halt the destruction of Taksim’s last green area. For the past week, a cross section of the population has been demonstrating throughout Turkey against police brutality and increasingly anti-democratic government practices. At least two protestors have been killed as a result of police brutality. We need your support! Original notice on IndyBay … Continued

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Strike Debt Bay Area Second Debtors’ Assembly, Saturday 2PM in SF

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May 18, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Unite Here, Local 2, near Civic Center BART 209 Golden Gate Avenue San Francisco, CA 94102 On Saturday, May 18th, Strike Debt Bay Area will host the Bay Area’s Second Debtors’ Assembly. (The first one was held in February. The beautiful posters for both created by SDBA organizer Sandy Sanders are shown below.) As individuals, families, and communities, most of us are drowning in debt for the basic things we need to live, including housing, education, and health care. Even those … Continued

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re-OCCUPY THE FARM – Sat-Sun May 18 & 19 – 11 AM

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The UC raided and bulldozed the farm we worked so hard to till and plant last weekend, plowing all of our starts under. So we’re going to replant it. Meet at 11 AM on Saturday, and bring gardening tools, gloves, sunscreen, water bottles, sleeping bag and tent. If you can’t come on Saturday, please come Sunday at 11 am. Folks are gathering at San Pablo & Monroe in Albany, CA at 11 AM on Saturday, May 18th to replant. Bring tools & food to share. There may be more information … Continued

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Reoccupy The Gill Tract Farm Saturday, May 11th!

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Occupy the Farm!  Liberate the Land! THIS SATURDAY, MAY 11! Meet at 12 Noon. Sharp. Albany City Hall, 1000 San Pablo Ave. Come prepared to farm and occupy! Despite 15 years of fierce resistance from community groups the university still plans to pave over some of the best farmland in the urban East Bay.   Our call to action is spurred by the recent unveiling of UC’s renewed development plan for the Gill Tract Farm.  You may recall that Whole Foods pulled out after our actions last year, but the UC … Continued

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