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6:00 pm Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. Help Plan Our Next Steps! @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. Help Plan Our Next Steps! @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. Help Plan Our Next Steps! @ 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.   We’ll be reviewing our Festival of Celebration and Resistance on the 18th. Come help us plan our next steps. Come help us plan our action for the 25th.  Come help us prepare for the City Council meeting soon at which the Zoning Overlay Ordinance will be considered. WE MAY BE WINNING! AND CHECK OUT OUR SPIFFY NEW … Continued
6:00 pm Occupy Forum: Berkeley to Soweto. The Fight Against Apartheid at UC Berkeley. @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Occupy Forum: Berkeley to Soweto. The Fight Against Apartheid at UC Berkeley. @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  OccupyForum presents the film� � “Berkeley to Soweto” The film will be followed by Q&A and discussion led by Andrea Pritchett, one of the key people in the “Divestment Movement” to end Apartheid in South Africa. Announcements to follow. 54617
2:30 am Discussion of “Creditocracy and the Case for Debt Refusal” by author Andrew Ross @ California College of the Arts, Oakland Campus, B1 in the B Building
Discussion of “Creditocracy and the Case for Debt Refusal” by author Andrew Ross @ California College of the Arts, Oakland Campus, B1 in the B Building
Jan 21 @ 2:30 am – 4:30 am
Join NYU Professor and activist Andrew Ross for a discussion of his new book:     Creditocracy and the Case for Debt Refusal     (He will also be speaking on the UC Campus on Tuesday.) We are living in the cruel grip of a creditocracy—where the finance industry commandeers our elected governments and where the citizenry have to take out loans to meet their basic needs. The implications of mass indebtedness for any democracy are profound, and the historical record shows that whenever a creditor class becomes as powerful … Continued
3:00 am The Brazilian Landless Workers Movement: Who is the Movimento dos Trabalhadores Sem Terra? @ The Holdout
The Brazilian Landless Workers Movement: Who is the Movimento dos Trabalhadores Sem Terra? @ The Holdout
Jan 21 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Hear histories and current news about one of today’s strongest grassroots social movements, the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement (MST). The MST is a movement of 1.5 million landless women, men and children, who have forced the Brazilian government to redistribute 20 million acres of farmland in Brazil through the occupation of large unproductive land estates. This year marks the 30 year anniversary of the MST’s founding, and in February there will be a one-week gathering of over 20,000 MST activists to discuss the future of the movement. The MST has invited … Continued