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Shut Down the Freeways for Mike Brown. 11:30 pm
Shut Down the Freeways for Mike Brown. @ Across the United States.
Sep 1 @ 11:30 pm – 11:45 pm
“For 4 and a half minutes on Monday, at 4:30pm I want you to stop on the highway with your flashers on.” Mike Brown’s body sat. #Ferguson — deray mckesson (@deray) August 30, 2014   “For 4 and a half minutes on Monday, at 4:30pm I want you to stop on the highway with your flashers on.” Mike Brown’s body sat. #Ferguson — deray mckesson (@deray) August 30, 2014   Monday Nationwide the family are asking for a shut down of all freeways in USA. #Ferguson #Anonymous @YourAnonNews pic.twitter.com/SlvuVBcXEV — … Continued
Emergency Demonstration: HANDS OFF PRESIDENT ARISTIDE AND THE LAVALAS MOVEMENT! 12:00 am
Emergency Demonstration: HANDS OFF PRESIDENT ARISTIDE AND THE LAVALAS MOVEMENT!
Oct 1 @ 12:00 am – 1:30 am
EMERGENCY DEMONSTRATION HANDS OFF PRESIDENT ARISTIDE AND THE LAVALAS MOVEMENT! HUNDREDS OF SUPPORTERS RALLY OUTSIDE PRESIDENT ARISTIDE’S HOME AFTER MASKED AND HOODED POLICE SURROUND IT! ON SATURDAY MORNING, MASKED HAITIAN POLICE SURROUNDED FORMER PRESIDENT JEAN-BERTRAND ARISTIDE’S HOUSE, AS HAITIAN RADIO STATIONS BROADCAST NEWS THAT HE WOULD BE IMMEDIATELY ARRESTED. HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE RALLIED IN FRONT OF THE HOUSE, VOWING TO STAY THERE TO PREVENT HIS ARREST. THIS IS THE HAITIAN GOVERNMENT’S RESPONSE TO THE LAVALAS MOVEMENT’S CALL FOR DEMONSTRATIONS ON TUESDAY TO MARK THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE SEPTEMBER 30TH, 1991 … Continued
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BPOD MEETING CANCELLED. 1:30 am
BPOD MEETING CANCELLED. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Sep 2 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 am
There will be no meeting of the Berkeley Post Office Defenders on Labor Day.   The next meeting will be one week from today, September 8th.56511
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CIVIL LIBERTIES UNDER ATTACK — WHAT WE CAN DO 1:00 am
CIVIL LIBERTIES UNDER ATTACK — WHAT WE CAN DO @ Unitarian Universalist Center - Martin Luther King Rm
Sep 3 @ 1:00 am – 4:00 am
Meeting with Program featuring Norman Solomon of Roots Action! SF 99% Coalition Free and open to the public 6 – 6:30 PM: Potluck Dinner 6:30 – 7:25: Meeting Agenda: Welcome & Intros UU updates-Treasurer’s Report Environmental News/Actions Other Recent Actions Reportbacks Sept 20 OccupySF Street Theatre Update Sept 21 Climate March Update Announcements 7:30 – 9:00 Program Speakers:Norman Solomon, journalist and media critic followed by Janet Weil & Susan Harman on opposing Urban Shield (with brief powerpoint presentation); Zaki Manian of Restore the 4th on state & natl legislation. Q … Continued
Sudo Room Newbie Night. 1:00 am
Sudo Room Newbie Night. @ OMNI Collective
Sep 3 @ 1:00 am – 4:00 am
Show up and learn about Sudo Room! Make friends. Have fun. We encourage other collectives to host similar events for the community (and each other) to learn about us.56519
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Strike Debt Reading Group: The Politics of Debt. 2:30 am
Strike Debt Reading Group: The Politics of Debt. @ The Omni (ring buzzer)
Sep 4 @ 2:30 am – 4:30 am
We meet, usually every two weeks, to discuss various readings in the theory and practice of debt, from personal to corporate to sovereign. Readings for this meeting: This: Out of thin air – Why banks must be allowed to create money. And a reply to it: Sovereign-Money-in-Critical-Context-Huber And a video: State Money Versus Bank Money.56497
Fast Food Fight for $15 and a Union. 1:30 pm
Fast Food Fight for $15 and a Union.
Sep 4 @ 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Fast Food Fight for $15 and a Union. @ Oakland | California | United States
Fighting for $15/hour and a union: when we stick together we are heard. Join us this Thursday in Oakland! It’s just wrong that so many fast food workers aren’t paid enough to afford our basic needs, like food, transportation and housing. We’re united for a $15/hour wage floor and the right to form a union without retaliation. Raising pay will lift up our families and our community. Also a rally at 11 am at Oscar Grant Plaza More on facebook: East Bay Fast Food Workers & Twitter: @fairfastfood   56561
RALLY to escalate the fight for $15 – Oakland 6:30 pm
RALLY to escalate the fight for $15 – Oakland @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Sep 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
RALLY to escalate the fight for $15 - Oakland @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
#StrikeFastFood: Join us as we ramp up efforts for $15 and the right to unionize without retaliation. For respect, fair treatment, and against extreme income inequality. WE DESERVE MORE! 56551
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Sep 5 @ 2:00 am
 @ Berkeley | California | United States
PUBLIC FORUM: SHOULD BERKELEY POLICE USE TASERS ON THE PEOPLE OF BERKELEY?   Thursday September 4th at 7pm 1939 Addison St, Berkeley, CA 94704 (two blocks from BART)   Berkeley Police are asking the City Council for tasers. The City Council wants a study. Some critics believe that tasers are part of the militarization of our city. The Coalition for a Taser Free Berkeley is convening a diverse panel to discuss their experiences with tasers and to help Berkeley make an informed decision about whether to acquire the weapons. We … Continued
PUBLIC FORUM: SHOULD BERKELEY POLICE USE TASERS ON THE PEOPLE OF BERKELEY? 2:00 am
PUBLIC FORUM: SHOULD BERKELEY POLICE USE TASERS ON THE PEOPLE OF BERKELEY? @ Two blocks from BART.
Sep 5 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
PUBLIC FORUM: SHOULD BERKELEY POLICE USE TASERS ON THE PEOPLE OF BERKELEY? Berkeley Police are asking the City Council for tasers. The City Council wants a study. The Coalition for a Taser Free Berkeley is convening a diverse panel to discuss their experiences with tasers and to help Berkeley make an informed decision. We invite members of the public, city employees and police officers who are genuinely concerned about how tasers will affect the community. We will consider taser effects on various communities, mentally ill people, previous cities’ experience with … Continued
Justice For James Rivera, Mario Romero, and Andy Lopez. BBQ & March to Urban Shield Rally. 7:00 pm
Justice For James Rivera, Mario Romero, and Andy Lopez. BBQ & March to Urban Shield Rally. @ Plaza Park (2 blocks from Old Parkway Theatre)
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm
 SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER: ELAINE BROWN. Please join in unity with the families, friends, and supporters of James Rivera Jr, Mario Romero, and Andy Lopez; Oakland California, September 5th, 2014.The people will gather for a free community BBQ and March for justice, starting at 11:30am @ Plaza Park. Come out and enjoy free food, hear the families and friends of these young men speak about the growing trend in police violence and how it effects ALL OF US.Around 3:30 we will march to the Marriott in downtown Oakland to join the … Continued
Urban Shield Protest Rally & Press Conference. 11:00 pm
Urban Shield Protest Rally & Press Conference. @ Marriott Hotel
Sep 5 @ 11:00 pm – Sep 6 @ 1:00 am
Urban Shield Protest Rally & Press Conference. @ Marriott Hotel | Oakland | California | United States
Join the Coalition against Urban Shield for a Press Conference at 4:00 PM and immediately afterwards a Rally.  Tell the Marriott we don’t appreciate their holding the Urban Shield Conference, an event which glorifies the militarization of police.  Let Oakland and Oakland’s politicians know that in light of events in Ferguson, there is absolutely no excuse to arm the police  with the weapons of war.   56454
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ANNIVERSARY SUSPENSION OF HISTORIC CA HUNGER STRIKE 7:00 pm
ANNIVERSARY SUSPENSION OF HISTORIC CA HUNGER STRIKE @ Mosswood Park
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 7 @ 12:00 am
ANNIVERSARY SUSPENSION OF HISTORIC CA HUNGER STRIKE @ Mosswood Park | San Francisco | California | United States
Join us in commemorating the suspension of the largest hunger strike in U.S. history-begun on July 8, 2013 by over 30,000 people. At great cost to their health, dozens of incarcerated people in CA fasted nonviolently for 60 days, ending on September 5, 2013. The 2013 hunger strike-the third since 2011-aimed to win 5 demands and end CA’s arbitrary and inhumane policy of isolating individuals in solitary confinement indefinitely- based on mere association without regard to actual conduct. Food at 1:00 PM. RSVP: bit.ly/RSVPSept6 Carpooling arranged from: Southern CA (714) … Continued
Suds, Snacks & Socialism: Police Violence in America. 9:00 pm
Suds, Snacks & Socialism: Police Violence in America. @ Starry Plough Pub
Sep 6 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Speakers: Anita Wills, Chris Kinder, Carol Denney and Mansour Id-Deen. Sponsored by the Peace and Freedom Party.56587
March & Town Hall for Mike Brown: Not One More. 11:00 pm
March & Town Hall for Mike Brown: Not One More. @ Laney College
Sep 6 @ 11:00 pm – Sep 7 @ 1:00 am
March & Town Hall for Mike Brown: Not One More. @ Laney College | Oakland | California | United States
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Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Ideas Into Action. 11:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Ideas Into Action. @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater or City Hall steps
Sep 6 @ 11:00 pm – Sep 7 @ 1:00 am
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Ideas Into Action. @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater or City Hall steps | Oakland | California | United States
Come and help us draw awareness to and fight unjust debt! Come get connect with SDBA’s many projects: organizing for public banking in Oakland nonprofit check cashing and public finance study initiatives through the participatory budgeting process saving the Berkeley Post Office and stopping the Staples non-union takeover of good Post Office jobs working with the City of Richmond and other municipalities for eminent domain seizure of underwater mortgages from the banksters participating in Occupy San Francisco’s third anniversary convergence ongoing study group distribution of Debt Resisters’ Operations Manual student … Continued
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Einstein for Oakland to appear on stage. 3:00 am
Einstein for Oakland to appear on stage. @ OMNI Collective
Sep 7 @ 3:00 am – 4:30 am
Einstein for Oakland to appear on stage. @ OMNI Collective | Oakland | California | United States
Oakland Nights Live  will be having our next show a week from Saturday. It will be the 1st part of a 2 month series covering the Oakland mayor’s race. WHO: BRYAN PARKER – bryanparker.org JOE TUMAN – joetuman.com EINSTEIN – einsteinforoakland.org 56538
Occupy SF Action Council. 9:00 pm
Occupy SF Action Council. @ Unite Here, Local 2, near Civic Center BART
Sep 7 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Occupy SF Action Council. @ Unite Here, Local 2, near Civic Center BART | San Francisco | California | United States
Occupy SF ~ACTION  COUNCIL~ Only 2 more meetings before OccupySF – 3rdConvergence!   56593
Hand’s Up, Don’t Shoot! Potluck & BBQ. 10:00 pm
Hand’s Up, Don’t Shoot! Potluck & BBQ. @ Arroyo Park
Sep 7 @ 10:00 pm – Sep 8 @ 12:30 am
Report from the frontlines of the Ferguson rebellion. Making plans for a massive demonstration on October 22nd in Oakland.56586
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Asa Sullivan, killed by SFPD 8 yrs ago on 6-6-06, wrongful death trial 3:00 pm
Asa Sullivan, killed by SFPD 8 yrs ago on 6-6-06, wrongful death trial @ Ron Dellums Federal Building
Sep 8 @ 3:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Trial is scheduled Monday – Thursday. One writeup from 2006: Kahlil Sullivan hasn’t had time to do much lately other than plan for his younger brother’s funeral. He hasn’t even had time to find out exactly why his brother is dead. “We feel like we’re lost,” he said over the phone a week after his cornered and unarmed brother was shot and killed by the San Francisco Police Department. The cops have offered two stories as to why officers fired a still-undisclosed number of bullets into the body of Asa Sullivan … Continued
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Occupy Forum: Film Showing: “Just Do It.” Honoring the Action Last Week at Kinder-Morgan Blocking the Oil Trains. 1:00 am
Occupy Forum: Film Showing: “Just Do It.” Honoring the Action Last Week at Kinder-Morgan Blocking the Oil Trains. @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Sep 9 @ 1:00 am – 4:00 am
Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! To honor Thursdays non-violent direct action at Kinder Morgan, Occupy Forum presents the film: Just Do It. This Thursday, more than a dozen Bay Area citizens (our comrades from Sunflower Alliance, OccupyOakland, and others in this affinity group) chained themselves to a gate at the Kinder Morgan rail terminal in Richmond to stop operations. The citizens risked arrest to protest mile-long oil trains that threaten the safety of … Continued
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. 1:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly.
Sep 9 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly.
The Postal Service has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! The Postal Service outsourced Post Office services to Staples, replacing union jobs with low-paying, low benefit work. And we’re fighting against both! Come help us plan our next steps. On July 29th, at our invite, Ralph Nader spoke on the steps of the Berkeley Post Office against privatization and corporatism. Watch and listen to his talk here. We’ve began the “Don’t Shop at Staples” campaign with some awesome… what else? … postcards to send to Staples management!  Here’s the … Continued
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Sept. 10th is the Internet Slowdown
Sept. 10th is the Internet Slowdown @ All around the World.
Sep 10 – Sep 11 all-day
On September 10th, sites across the web will display an alert with a symbolic “loading” symbol (the proverbial “spinning wheel of death”) and promote a call to action for users to push comments to the FCC, Congress, and the White House. Note: none of these tools actually slow your site down; they tell your visitors about the issue and ask them to contact lawmakers. How to participate: Do have a website or blog? Get the code, and run it all day on September 10th. Know anyone with a popular iPhone or Android app? Ask … Continued
Save the Berkeley Post Office, Fight Privatization: Demand the Berkeley City Council Pass the Zoning Ordinance. 2:00 am
Save the Berkeley Post Office, Fight Privatization: Demand the Berkeley City Council Pass the Zoning Ordinance. @ Old Berkeley City Hall
Sep 10 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
Let’s fill the room and make sure the Ordinance – more than a year after it was proposed – gets passed!  It will rezone the downtown Historic District to prevent usages of the buildings or land for other than civic purposes, thereby rendering a sale of the Post Office or the other historic buildings around the downtown park to a developer not worth it to the developer, who won’t be able to build a twenty story office building with a McDonald’s at street level. Come lend your support and speak … Continued
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GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING OF SAVE CCSF COALITION 12:00 am
GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING OF SAVE CCSF COALITION @ Mission Campus, Room 107/108
Sep 11 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
If you have never come before, come and get involved! If you have been participating, come and get re-energized! . Although we have made tremendous gains, the fight is not over. We are still fighting for the college we want and the college all of our students deserve.  We agree with the City Attorney who says that the issue at City College is the principle of open access education for all versus success for a few. . COME TO HEAR UPDATES Restoration, the legal suit, Board of Trustee status and … Continued
City of Oakland Privacy Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
City of Oakland Privacy Committee Meeting @ Oakland City Hall Council Chambers
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City of Oakland Privacy Committee Meeting @ Oakland City Hall Council Chambers | Oakland | California | United States
Meeting of the City of Oakland’s “Privacy and Data Retention Ad Hoc Advisory Committee” – open to the public. When: 2nd & 4th Thursdays 6:00pm – 8:00pm   Where: Council Chambers Oakland City Hall 14th & Broadway   Read the announcement from the City of Oakland City Administrator’s Weekly Report (April 25, 2014): This committee was created by City Council action during the discussions earlier in the year about the Port Domain Awareness Center (DAC). The goal of the DAC is to improve readiness to prevent, respond to and recover from major emergencies … Continued
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New Film Screening: Waking Up the American Dream. 12:00 am
New Film Screening: Waking Up the American Dream. @ Roxie theater
Sep 12 @ 12:00 am – 2:00 am
 The purpose of our tour is to generate audiences under one roof that want to get big $$$ out of politics with folks that want to reboot America led by renewables with those wiped out thanks to ’08. Following is a brief description of the film: Patrick Lovell is an accidental filmmaker/activist. Lovell was in the midst of living his American Dream when suddenly his world caved in. The Lovell’s would find themselves in the midst of the collapse of Americas middle class and like millions would eventually lose their … Continued
Film Screening: “Berkeley in the 60’s.” Kicking Off 50th Anniversary of Free Speech Movement. 2:00 am
Film Screening: “Berkeley in the 60’s.” Kicking Off 50th Anniversary of Free Speech Movement. @ Pacific Film Archive Theater
Sep 12 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
Berkeley in the Sixties” is kicking off the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement this week at the Pacific Film Archive.  Veterans of the Free Speech Movement will be there.56615
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Ferguson Solidarity Anti-Police, Anti-Fascist March. 1:00 am
Ferguson Solidarity Anti-Police, Anti-Fascist March. @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Sep 13 @ 1:00 am – 4:00 am
Oakland California, to Ferguson, Missouri FUCK THE POLICE MARCH Wear all Black Ferguson, Missouri. To the good people of Ferguson, resisting fascism – and taking your streets: You are not alone. We will continue to take the streets here in Oakland in solidarity! On August 31st, @LostVoices14 found a noose hanging in the Ferguson camp, showing the KKK are alive & well. (video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWiUqcSWD_c) We will take the streets behind an Anti-Fascist banner. We will march against the fascism of racist police forces everywhere, and the racists they empower. KKK … Continued
Fight Back Concert & Event at People’s Park. 8:00 pm
Fight Back Concert & Event at People’s Park. @ People's Park
Sep 13 @ 8:00 pm – Sep 14 @ 12:00 am
Fight Back Concert & Event at People's Park. @ People's Park | Berkeley | California | United States
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Rising Tide Founder George Marshall talks about his new book: “Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change” 1:30 am
Rising Tide Founder George Marshall talks about his new book: “Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change”
Sep 14 @ 1:30 am – 3:30 am
Rising Tide co-founder, environmental campaigner and renowned author George Marshall will talk about his new book “Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change” It’ll be right before the climate march in NYC and our solidarity actions in the East Bay and SF, and we expect lively conversation about dynamics in the movements to address climate change and climate justice.   RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1462038400737108/ DONATIONS: $5-15 sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of funds. This event is a Rising Tide production. About the … Continued
Interfaith prayer meeting, dedicated to the survivors and victims of violence in Oakland. 4:30 pm
Interfaith prayer meeting, dedicated to the survivors and victims of violence in Oakland. @ Bahai Center
Sep 14 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Interfaith prayer meeting for healing, dedicated to the survivors and victims of violence and police brutality in Oakland. We are organizing this gathering for the community to connect, share prayers, writings and poems from all spiritual traditions, reflect and recharge and build coalitions interested in healing. Please feel free to bring quotes or passages to share All are welcome We will serve simple breakfast.56510
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Occupy Forum: Film and Speaker: The Ghosts of Jeju. 1:00 am
Occupy Forum: Film and Speaker: The Ghosts of Jeju. @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Sep 16 @ 1:00 am – 4:30 am
 OccupyForum presents Film and Speaker: The Ghosts of Jeju � The Ghosts of Jeju is an award-winning documentary directed by Regis Trembly about the struggle of the people of Jeju Island, South Korea. Set in the context of the American presence in Korea after World War II, the film reveals horrible atrocities at the hands of the U.S. Military Government of Korea. Jeju Island is off South Korea and has three International Heritage Sites.The United States is building a huge Naval Base on the island. The film describes the brave, … Continued
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. 1:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Sep 16 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 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 outsourced Post Office services to Staples, replacing union jobs with low-paying, low benefit work. And we’re fighting against both! Come help us plan our next steps. On July 29th, at our invite, Ralph Nader spoke on the steps of the Berkeley Post Office against privatization and corporatism. Watch and listen to his talk here. We began the “Don’t Shop at Staples” campaign with some awesome… what else? … postcards to send to Staples management!  Here’s the … Continued
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3rd Anniversary of Occupy Wall Street
3rd Anniversary of Occupy Wall Street @ Liberty Plaza
Sep 17 – Sep 18 all-day
On this day 3 Years after the birth of Occupy Wall Street we welcome all of those who participated in OWS and those are or may be interested in joining/rejoining the movement. During this time of our anniversary we also welcome people and group to mix, mingle, network and build/rebuild relationships that may have been lost due to time or to start new ones that will help re-build community and connect to one another on deeper levels. Schedule of events at Zuccotti Park.56631
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Rally: Community Response to Police Militarization. 1:30 am
Rally: Community Response to Police Militarization. @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, next to City Hall
Sep 18 @ 1:30 am – 4:00 am
 The Bill of Rights Defense Committee is having a rally at Oakland City Hall on the 17th. There will be first person report backs from Ferguson, including one from Nadia Kayali, a lawyer with the EFF. There will be a handful of speakers followed by music from a PA and food and an opportunity for people circulating in parallel, yet disconnected, circles to meet one another and expand the organizing potential across the greater Bay Area.56616
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Strike Debt Bay Area: Politics of Debt Reading Group: Bay Bucks Discussion with Special Guest Chong Kee Tan 7:30 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area: Politics of Debt Reading Group: Bay Bucks Discussion with Special Guest Chong Kee Tan @ OMNI Collective in the basement - buzz to get in (near Lanesplitter Pizza on Telegraph)
Sep 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Or next Politics of Debt meeting will be a presentation by Chong Kee Tan on Bay Bucks, a local alternative currency.  We’ll hear him speak and then have a Q&A period, perhaps leasing into a broader discussion. Or next meeting will be one week following, on September 24th,  instead of two. We’ll discuss chapters 21-23 of Ellen Brown’s Web of Debt.56610
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City of Oakland Privacy Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
City of Oakland Privacy Committee Meeting @ Oakland City Hall Council Chambers
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City of Oakland Privacy Committee Meeting @ Oakland City Hall Council Chambers | Oakland | California | United States
Meeting of the City of Oakland’s “Privacy and Data Retention Ad Hoc Advisory Committee” – open to the public. When: 2nd & 4th Thursdays 6:00pm – 8:00pm Where: Council Chambers Oakland City Hall 14th & Broadway Read the announcement from the City of Oakland City Administrator’s Weekly Report (April 25, 2014): This committee was created by City Council action during the discussions earlier in the year about the Port Domain Awareness Center (DAC). The goal of the DAC is to improve readiness to prevent, respond to and recover from major … Continued
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ALERT: ZIM Ship changed ETA again – Pickets TOMORROW – Planning Mtg tonight at 5pm W.Oakland BART 12:00 am
ALERT: ZIM Ship changed ETA again – Pickets TOMORROW – Planning Mtg tonight at 5pm W.Oakland BART @ 5pm W.Oakland BART
Sep 27 @ 12:00 am
 ALERT: ZIM Ship changed ETA again - Pickets TOMORROW - Planning Mtg tonight at 5pm W.Oakland BART @ 5pm W.Oakland BART
The Zim Shanghai has changed its estimated arrival back to Saturdays (September 27th) in the morning.   The critical picket is back to 5AM Saturday. Gather at W.Oakland BART.   We will still be at W. Oakland BART at 5pm tonight to meet anyone who wants to help plan for tomorrow’s picket.     Please continue to check text messages, Twitter and Facebook alerts. Text: “Join” to 88202 for alerts on ship location and picket status Twitter: @StopZIMOak Facebook: facebook.com/events/545270232240123/ Inquiries: stopzimoak@gmail.com / (415) 282-1908   To track the Zim … Continued
Film Night at the Omni. 2:00 am
Film Night at the Omni. @ OMNI Collective
Sep 27 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
The first Film Night will be held this Friday at 7pm, in the basement of Omni. Come one, come all! BYO; Drinks, snacks, pillows, cushions, etc. Donations accepted for popcorn and punch. First screening will be The King of Hearts, by Philippe de Broca, 1966. French, with English subtitles.  More info. 56746
Sustained Picket of the Zim Shanghai. 12:00 pm
Sustained Picket of the Zim Shanghai. @ Meet at West Oakland BART
Sep 27 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
End the Siege of Gaza! Picket the Zim Shanghai Starting September 27 at the Port of Oakland!   Israel and Hamas agreed to a set of conditions for a ceasefire on August 26th, after Israel had killed more than 2,100 Palestinians in Gaza – mostly civilians, more than a quarter children – and destroyed much of Gaza’s infrastructure, housing, hospitals, schools and water supply. Israel claims it does not “occupy” Gaza, yet it has complete control of Gaza’s land crossings, seacoast and air space. Israel severely restricts Palestinians’ movement and … Continued
Support From Outside the Walls – Supporting People in California Prisons to Address and Appeal Grievances 5:45 pm
Support From Outside the Walls – Supporting People in California Prisons to Address and Appeal Grievances @ Golden Gate University
Sep 27 @ 5:45 pm – 7:30 pm
We’re excited to let you know about the 2nd training in our “Support from Outside the Walls” series. The invite is here https://www.facebook.com/events/663599277069128/ Please help us spread the word. People in prison are often required to exhaust internal, administrative complaint processes before they can take a case to court. In California, non-lawyers and lawyers can be a huge help to people with their complaints against the prison system. Learn how to assist California inmates with their administrative appeals in this session led by Sajad Shakoor of the Tayba Foundation. Please … Continued
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Ideas Into Action. 11:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Ideas Into Action. @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, right next to City Hall
Sep 27 @ 11:00 pm – Sep 28 @ 12:30 am
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Ideas Into Action. @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, right next to City Hall | Oakland | California | United States
Come and help us draw awareness to and fight unjust debt! Come get connect with SDBA’s many projects: organizing for public banking in Oakland saving the Berkeley Post Office and stopping the Staples non-union takeover of good Post Office jobs working with the City of Richmond and other municipalities for eminent domain seizure of underwater mortgages from the banksters ongoing study group distribution of Debt Resisters’ Operations Manual student debt resistance helping out America’s only non-profit check-cashing organization and much more!  Also check out our website, our twitter feed, and our Facebook page.56737
Zim Shanghai Blockade Continues at Port of Oakland 11:30 pm
Zim Shanghai Blockade Continues at Port of Oakland @ 4:30pm W.Oakland BART, 5pm SSA Terminal Port of Oakland
Sep 27 @ 11:30 pm
 Zim Shanghai Blockade Continues at Port of Oakland @ 4:30pm W.Oakland BART, 5pm SSA Terminal Port of Oakland
The blockade of the Zim Shanghai continues tonight, after all but one longshore worker refused to take the job at morning dispatch.   Gather at W. Oakland BART by 4:30pm tonight to march and/or carpool to the port, or come directly to the SSA Terminal, Berth 57, at the Port of Oakland by 5pm.   Please continue to check text messages, Twitter and Facebook for alerts and messages.   Text: “Join” to 88202 for alerts on ship location and picket status Twitter: @StopZIMOak Facebook: facebook.com/events/545270232240123/ Inquiries: stopzimoak@gmail.com / (415) 282-1908 … Continued
Sustained Picket of the Zim Shanghai. 11:30 pm
Sustained Picket of the Zim Shanghai. @ Rendezvous at West Oakland BART.
Sep 27 @ 11:30 pm – Sep 28 @ 4:00 am
Continuing the blockade from the morning shift. See the morning shift announcement for details.56771
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ZIM SHIP LEFT OAKLAND – DON’T GATHER AT 5AM – CHECK TWITTER/TEXT AT 6AM JUST IN CASE 12:00 pm
ZIM SHIP LEFT OAKLAND – DON’T GATHER AT 5AM – CHECK TWITTER/TEXT AT 6AM JUST IN CASE @ CHECK TWITTER/TEXT ALERTS 6AM
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm
 ZIM SHIP LEFT OAKLAND - DON'T GATHER AT 5AM - CHECK TWITTER/TEXT AT 6AM JUST IN CASE @ CHECK TWITTER/TEXT ALERTS 6AM
The Zim Shanghai has left the Golden Gate and is now near the Farallon Islands. It has long passed the point at which the Zim Piraeus did its U-turn last month. Current destination on Marine Tracker is Los Angeles, ETA 11pm Monday night. No need to gather at 5am this morning, but please check text messages and Twitter at about 6am, just in case ZIM is up to its previous tricks.     Text: “Join” to 88202 for alerts on ship location and picket status Twitter: @StopZIMOak Facebook: facebook.com/events/545270232240123/ Inquiries: … Continued
Zim Blockade. Once More With Feeling. 12:00 pm
Zim Blockade. Once More With Feeling. @ West Oakland Bart
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
After the Zim shanghai had been prevented from being unloaded for two shifts today, the call has gone out to continue the blockade. The #StopZim committee has put out a call for a 5AM picket tomorrow morning at SSA Berth 57, 1717 Middle Harbor Rd. #BlockTheBoat— Not Frantz Fanon (@violentfanon) September 28, 2014 Pickets tonight were successful. We urgently need you at Sunday AM shift at 5AM W Oakland BART. Please bring friends. #Blocktheboat #stopzim— Stop Zim Action Comm (@StopZIMOak) September 28, 2014 All six cranes at SSA sit motionless. … Continued
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Occupation Is a Crime – from Ferguson to Palestine 1:00 am
Occupation Is a Crime – from Ferguson to Palestine @ Laney Student Center, 4th floor
Sep 30 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am
Occupation Is a Crime – from Ferguson to Palestine @ Laney Student Center, 4th floor | Oakland | California | United States
Come to a forum about militarization and repression in our communities, from Ferguson to Gaza to Oakland. Hear speakers actively fighting to stop this. – “Uncle Bobby” Johnson (Oscar Grant’s uncle), reporting back from Ferguson – Clarence Thomas, ILWU Local 10 member, former SFSU BSU leader, with a worker’s perspective on the Block the Boat for Gaza campaign, which stopped an Israeli Zim ship from unloading most of its cargo at the Port of Oakland Sponsored by the Black Student Union in conjunction with Workers World Party 56739
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. 1:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly.
Sep 30 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly.
The Postal Service has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! The Postal Service outsourced Post Office services to Staples, replacing union jobs with low-paying, low benefit work. And we’re fighting against both! Come help us plan our next steps. On July 29th, at our invite, Ralph Nader spoke on the steps of the Berkeley Post Office against privatization and corporatism. Watch and listen to his talk here. We began the “Don’t Shop at Staples” campaign with some awesome… what else? … postcards to send to Staples management!  Here’s the … Continued
Occupy Forum: Field Trip! Naomi Klein. 2:00 am
Occupy Forum: Field Trip! Naomi Klein. @ First Congregational Church of Berkeley
Sep 30 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
  OccupyForum Field Trip KPFA Radio 94.1FM , Earth Island Journal and Movement Generation present: NAOMI KLEIN This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate Hosted by Jason Mark � This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate is the most important book yet from the author of the international bestseller The Shock Doctrine. Naomi Klein clearly explains why we must soon abandon the core free market ideology of our time, restructure the global economy, and remake our political systems. In short, either we embrace radical change, or radical changes will be … Continued
Win Tenant Protections and Healthy Housing for Oakland! 8:00 pm
Win Tenant Protections and Healthy Housing for Oakland!
Sep 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Thousands of Oakland’s tenants are being intimidated by their landlords, harassed, or neglected in the landlords attempts to push them out.  We have worked with Council member Dan Kalb to draft an ordinance that will stop this behavior and fine landlords that intimidate or threaten tenants, and we need your support to get the council to pass it. The Tenant Protection Ordinance (TPO) will define harassment to include 16 different methods that we have seen landlords use to push tenants out of their homes in Oakland.  In its definition of harassment … Continued