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Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ by the statues
Dec 1 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Our weekly open meeting for members and supporters to discuss the weeks tasks and projects. Come get plugged into ongoing housing defense work! We have abundant and varied work for all folks in any number of meaningful projects. Rain location: SF Pizza, 1500 Broadway, Oakland 46745
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ 19th & Telegraph, in the park by the statues
Dec 1 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Our weekly open meeting for members and supporters to discuss the week’s tasks and projects. Come get plugged into ongoing housing defense work! We have abundant and varied work for all folks in any number of meaningful projects. Rain location: SF Pizza, 1500 Broadway, Oakland50026
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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. 2:00 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Dec 3 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
The Postal Service has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! Help us organize a public meeting on Debember 5th about what’s happening with our Post Office! Tree weeks ago the Planning Commission passed on to the Berkeley City a proposed Zoning Ordinance that would make the Post Office property less desirable to potential purchasers of the capitalist variety. We are still waiting for action on this from the City Council. Come and help plan our next actions in defense of our post office and against privatization. We want … Continued
Want to Help Get a New Sheriff and/or District Attorney? 3:00 am
Want to Help Get a New Sheriff and/or District Attorney? @ Siegel & Yee (set back from steet, across from City Hall, down alley to the left)
Dec 3 @ 3:00 am – 4:00 am
Want to Help Get a New Sheriff and/or District Attorney? @ Siegel & Yee (set back from steet, across from City Hall, down alley to the left) | Oakland | California | United States
We held our Town Hall meeting to discuss the need to get rid of the Alameda County Sheriff and District Attorney on Tuesday, November 5th. Now we’re talking about the nuts and bolts of such a campaign while searching for the right candidates. Bring your organizing hat, your ideas, and your friends! Let’s replace Ahern and O’Malley with real progressives, dedicated to the welfare of all Alameda County residents. 54034
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Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting 7:00 pm
Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting @ Alan Blueford Center for Justice
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Fighting the proposed curfew in Oakland. Protesting in Sacramento on O22. Demanding that Kamala Harris investigate the death of Alan Blueford and all other victims of police violence here in California. Speaking out against the militarization of police. Organizing a food and toy drive for the Holidays for the neediest amongst us. Join as as we review our recent actions and plan future ones!54202
Self-Determination and the National Question – A Class. 11:00 pm
Self-Determination and the National Question – A Class. @ Workers World Offices, Oakland (#411, ring buzzer)
Dec 7 @ 11:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 1:00 am
Hear John Parker, Workers World Party National Committee and International Action Center West Coast Coordinator, lead a class on Lenin, Self-Determination and The National Question. There will be lots of opportunity for discussion and questions. Facebook page & RSVP.54059
Strike Debt: Ideas Into Action! 11:00 pm
Strike Debt: Ideas Into Action! @ UC Student-Workers Union (cross street Milvia)
Dec 7 @ 11:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 1:00 am
Strike Debt: Ideas Into Action! @ UC Student-Workers Union (cross street Milvia) | Berkeley | California | United States
Join Strike Debt Bay Area in working on some exciting projects locally and nationally to fight unjust debt. – The latest on our coalition efforts to Save the Berkeley Post Office and fight the privatization of our commons. Watch the video of Peter Bryne speaking at our September 28th rally on the steps of the historic downtown Berkeley Post Office. – The latest on our efforts to help Richmond and NGO allies push for principal reduction for Richmond’s homeowners. Read an article written by two Strike Debt Bay Area members … Continued
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Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ by the statues
Dec 8 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Our weekly open meeting for members and supporters to discuss the weeks tasks and projects. Come get plugged into ongoing housing defense work! We have abundant and varied work for all folks in any number of meaningful projects. Rain location: SF Pizza, 1500 Broadway, Oakland 46745
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ 19th & Telegraph, in the park by the statues
Dec 8 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Our weekly open meeting for members and supporters to discuss the week’s tasks and projects. Come get plugged into ongoing housing defense work! We have abundant and varied work for all folks in any number of meaningful projects. Rain location: SF Pizza, 1500 Broadway, Oakland50026
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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. 2:00 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Dec 10 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
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. Four weeks ago the Planning Commission passed on to the Berkeley City a proposed Zoning Ordinance that would make the Post Office property less desirable to potential purchasers of the capitalist variety. We are still waiting for action on this from the City Council. The Postal Service has announced that they are contracting with Staples to provide Post … Continued
Whose Oakland? The Challenges of Fighting for an Economically and Racially Just City. 2:30 am
Whose Oakland? The Challenges of Fighting for an Economically and Racially Just City. @ First Christian Church
Dec 10 @ 2:30 am – 4:00 am
A continuing discussion on the state of our city. Presented by the Oakland Branch of the International Socialist Organization. At this meeting we’ll discuss how our side has begun to fight back, the challenges of activism in Oakland, and the possibilities for people to create an alternative Oakland build around our own needs and desires.54304
Albany Bulb Eviction Defense Meeting 4:00 am
Albany Bulb Eviction Defense Meeting @ Albany Bulb at the amphitheatre
Dec 10 @ 4:00 am – 5:00 am
Evictions and trashings of peoples’ belongings have already taken place today (Monday)! Meeting announcement Via Share the Bulb tweet Monday afternoon.54327
Albany Bulb Eviction Defense Breakfast Potluck 8:00 am
Albany Bulb Eviction Defense Breakfast Potluck @ Albany Bulb at the amphitheatre
Dec 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Evictions and destruction of people’s belonging began yesterday, December 9th. This meetup announced via a tweet by ShareTheBulb yesterday (Monday) afternoon.54328
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Organize against the Oakland Domain Awareness Center, meeting 2:00 am
Organize against the Oakland Domain Awareness Center, meeting @ The Sudoroom
Dec 12 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
Organize against the Oakland Domain Awareness Center, meeting @ The Sudoroom | Oakland | California | United States
http://oaklandwiki.org/Domain_Awareness_Center On July 31st after midnight the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to approve allocating $2 million to continue to develop the Domain Awareness Center that would integrate surveillance cameras from all over the Port of Oakland, the city, BART, AC Transit, traffic cameras, and other sensors into a local ‘fusion’ center that could effectively track private citizens movements throughout the region. Video and data feeds from all over Oakland are to be aggregated and monitored at the DAC, then analysed with license plate recognition software, thermal imaging and body … Continued
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Strike Debt Bay Area Reading / Discussion Group 3:30 am
Strike Debt Bay Area Reading / Discussion Group @ Xolo Cafe, one block from the 19th St. BART
Dec 14 @ 3:30 am – 5:00 am
Instead of a reading, we’ll discuss Bill Still’s award-winning full-length documentary video, “The Secret of Oz.” The video includes a review of monetary history so we can better understand solutions to today’s economic problems. It’s available free online, here. In addition, a lot of positive reviews are on Amazon. 54291
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Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ by the statues
Dec 15 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Our weekly open meeting for members and supporters to discuss the weeks tasks and projects. Come get plugged into ongoing housing defense work! We have abundant and varied work for all folks in any number of meaningful projects. Rain location: SF Pizza, 1500 Broadway, Oakland 46745
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ 19th & Telegraph, in the park by the statues
Dec 15 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Our weekly open meeting for members and supporters to discuss the week’s tasks and projects. Come get plugged into ongoing housing defense work! We have abundant and varied work for all folks in any number of meaningful projects. Rain location: SF Pizza, 1500 Broadway, Oakland50026
OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January 10:00 pm
OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January @ The Sudoroom
Dec 15 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January @ The Sudoroom | Oakland | California | United States
Through the end of January we will have General Assembly at the sudoroom on 2141 Broadway, Oakland, CA. Here are instructions to access the room, the entrance is on 22nd Street: https://sudoroom.org/wiki/Getting_there This Sunday will be a Cryptoparty at the sudoroom, along with the third Sunday in January, these will be opportunities to update your digital profile so the government can’t easily track your every move.  More blather on this to follow this afternoon when I have a moment. Our General Assembly is a participatory gathering of Oakland community members … Continued
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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. 2:00 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office (inside if it is really cold)
Dec 17 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office (inside if it is really cold) | Berkeley | California | United States
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. Five weeks ago the Planning Commission passed on to the Berkeley City a proposed Zoning Ordinance that would make the Post Office property less desirable to potential purchasers of the capitalist variety. We are still waiting for action on this from the City Council. The Postal Service has announced that they are contracting with Staples to provide Post … Continued
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Privacy Working Group meeting: Stop the DAC 2:30 am
Privacy Working Group meeting: Stop the DAC @ The Sudoroom
Dec 19 @ 2:30 am – 3:45 am
Privacy Working Group meeting: Stop the DAC @ The Sudoroom | Oakland | California | United States
We believe the Oakland City council is meeting on January 7th to vote to select a new contractor to implement Phase II of the Domain Awareness Center build-out (after SAIC was disqualified since it could not comply with the provisions of the Oakland nuclear-free city ordinance).   The Privacy Working Group is organizing a protest on the day of the City Council meeting, so this get-together is to plan that demonstration. Right now thoughts are that we will meet at the Plaza at 5:30, there will be food at 6:15. … Continued
SAVE BERKELEY’S HISTORIC POST OFFICE: URGENT COMMUNITY MEETING 7:00 pm
SAVE BERKELEY’S HISTORIC POST OFFICE: URGENT COMMUNITY MEETING
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
HALT THE HEIST  –  SAVE OUR PUBLIC COMMONS We need to work together to: Address the privatization of retail postal services in Staples stores. Respond to the killing of the Mail Carrier, Tyson Jerome “T.J.” Barnette, after dark on Nov. 23, 2013 in Maryland. Address the environmental cost of the extra driving is needed  by patrons’ picking up their mail, which is no longer at nearby post offices. Contact our Mayor and our City Council Member by Phone or Email, and ask him/her to vote  to pass the Zoning Overlay … Continued
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Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ by the statues
Dec 22 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Our weekly open meeting for members and supporters to discuss the weeks tasks and projects. Come get plugged into ongoing housing defense work! We have abundant and varied work for all folks in any number of meaningful projects. Rain location: SF Pizza, 1500 Broadway, Oakland 46745
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ 19th & Telegraph, in the park by the statues
Dec 22 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Our weekly open meeting for members and supporters to discuss the week’s tasks and projects. Come get plugged into ongoing housing defense work! We have abundant and varied work for all folks in any number of meaningful projects. Rain location: SF Pizza, 1500 Broadway, Oakland50026
OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January 2:00 pm
OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January @ The Sudoroom
Dec 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January @ The Sudoroom | Oakland | California | United States
Through the end of January we will have General Assembly at the sudoroom on 2141 Broadway, Oakland, CA. Here are instructions to access the room, the entrance is on 22nd Street: https://sudoroom.org/wiki/Getting_there This Sunday will be a Cryptoparty at the sudoroom, along with the third Sunday in January, these will be opportunities to update your digital profile so the government can’t easily track your every move.  More blather on this to follow this afternoon when I have a moment. Our General Assembly is a participatory gathering of Oakland community members … Continued
GA at Mike W.’s house this Sunday! Hike & feed 3:00 pm
GA at Mike W.’s house this Sunday! Hike & feed
Dec 22 @ 3:00 pm – Dec 22 @ 8:30 pm
GA at Mike W.'s house this Sunday! Hike & feed
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly will convene over food and libation this week at Mike’s house in El Cerrito.  We normally meet at 2:00 PM, but our holiday GA, hike and social will begin later than our usual time: 3:00 PM for a hike on the Albany Hill, 4:30 PM for a short meeting, 5:30 PM for a holiday meal. If you would like to attend either: – send email to Mike (electionamend@gmail.com) for directions – call Mike at 510-299-0493 for directions – show up at the Oscar Grant Plaza … Continued
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Occupy The Fed. 11:00 pm
Occupy The Fed. @ Federal Reserve Building, near Embarcadero
Dec 23 @ 11:00 pm – Dec 24 @ 5:00 am
Occupy The Fed. @ Federal Reserve Building, near Embarcadero | San Francisco | California | United States
This will be the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Federal Reserve. Monday evening from 6 – 9, OccupyForum will hold its meeting at the FED (101 Market) and have a panel of speakers. There are some Scheduled events. 5:30 – anti-corporate caroling 6-6:30 – Illuminator will project a message onto the Fed,  also the Petaluminator, possibly Light Brigade Please bring flashlights and other ways to “shed light” on the FED 6:30 – 7:00 – Occupy Forum, topic the Federal Reserve and alternatives (see below)  And other ideas: – Chalkupy: Ideas for a giant … Continued
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Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Politics of Debt: Videos + Real World Economics Review 3:00 am
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Politics of Debt: Videos + Real World Economics Review @ Public School Space (entrance on 22nd St, use buzzer)
Dec 27 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
This meeting we will be discussing the Shock Doctrine Documentary, video-lectures from Michael Hudson, and a debate between the Monodern Monetary Theorists vs. the Austrian School of Economics.  Additionally, an edition of the Real World Exonomics Review headed by Steve Keen is attached and can be discussed as well.  Come join the raucus assembly of amateur economic theorists! Shock Doctrine video Michael Hudson on Money, Debt, and History video Modern Monetary Theory vs. the Austrian School of Economics video 64th Real World Economics Review   Directions: Use the entrance on … Continued
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Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ by the statues
Dec 29 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Our weekly open meeting for members and supporters to discuss the weeks tasks and projects. Come get plugged into ongoing housing defense work! We have abundant and varied work for all folks in any number of meaningful projects. Rain location: SF Pizza, 1500 Broadway, Oakland 46745
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ 19th & Telegraph, in the park by the statues
Dec 29 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Our weekly open meeting for members and supporters to discuss the week’s tasks and projects. Come get plugged into ongoing housing defense work! We have abundant and varied work for all folks in any number of meaningful projects. Rain location: SF Pizza, 1500 Broadway, Oakland50026
OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January 2:00 pm
OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January @ The Sudoroom
Dec 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January @ The Sudoroom | Oakland | California | United States
Through the end of January we will have General Assembly at the sudoroom on 2141 Broadway, Oakland, CA. Here are instructions to access the room, the entrance is on 22nd Street: https://sudoroom.org/wiki/Getting_there This Sunday will be a Cryptoparty at the sudoroom, along with the third Sunday in January, these will be opportunities to update your digital profile so the government can’t easily track your every move.  More blather on this to follow this afternoon when I have a moment. Our General Assembly is a participatory gathering of Oakland community members … Continued
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