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The Day We Fight Back Against Mass Surveillance @ The Internet
The Day We Fight Back Against Mass Surveillance @ The Internet
Feb 11 – Feb 12 all-day
Thousands of websites will host banners urging people to call/email Congress. Plans may change, but we intend to ask legislators to oppose the FISA Improvements Act, support the USA Freedom Act, and enact protections for non-Americans. From The Day We Fight Back Website: In January 2012 we defeated the SOPA and PIPA censorship legislation with the largest Internet protest in history. A year ago this month one of that movement’s leaders, Aaron Swartz, tragically passed away. Today we face a different threat, one that undermines the Internet, and the notion … Continued
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10:00 am Open Day at the Student Organic Garden. @ Student Organic Garden
Open Day at the Student Organic Garden. @ Student Organic Garden
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Discussion to plan the next steps for Grow the Revolution.54809
1:00 am Birthday Party for Tristan Anderson @ The Holdout
Birthday Party for Tristan Anderson @ The Holdout
Feb 10 @ 1:00 am – 6:00 am
Show some love for Tristan on his birthday, and show some love for the Holdout too! Kid friendly, wheel chair accessible. Free food. Tristan’s been through a lot, his body has been through a lot. This winter [get out in the streets with us THURS MARCH 13] marks five years since Tristan was shot in the head with a tear gas grenade, changing his life forever. Join us Sun Feb 9 to have a good time and cherish our comrades. Every birthday is a victory against state aggression.   Facebook … Continued
2:00 am Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office (inside if it is really cold)
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office (inside if it is really cold)
Feb 11 @ 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. And we’re fighting against both! Come help us plan our next steps.   The City Council is on a path to pass some sort of Zoning Overlay which may protect the Post Office against various commercial uses, or be totally ineffective. We need to stay on top of it. The American Postal Workers Union is planning more actions … Continued
2:00 am Occupy Forum: Power, Privilege and Terrorism: @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Occupy Forum: Power, Privilege and Terrorism: @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Feb 11 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 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! OccupyForum presents… Power, Privilege and Terrorism: Hindu Extremism in India and its tentacles in the Indian American Diaspora With Ahmed Syed, member Indian American Muslim Council and Karthik Ramanathan, Occupy activist The year 2002 will remain an infamous moment in the history of secular India. During this time, thousands of unarmed Muslim civilians — men, women and children — in the state of Gujarat were … Continued
9:30 am Silent Protest in Support of Sex Workers Rights @ Outside the San Francisco Public Library
Silent Protest in Support of Sex Workers Rights @ Outside the San Francisco Public Library
Feb 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Participants will pass out fliers, wearing tape over their mouths to to point out the fact that when violence against sex workers is discussed by “experts” from a prostitution abolitionist perspective, sex worker voices and perspectives are not included. If you want, wear red or bring red umbrella The main goal of this protest is to ask that sex workers are included in the processes that affect us. A seat at the table for sex worker rights advocates Adult consensual sex workers should have a seat at the table when … Continued
5:30 pm Support the Prisoner-led Movement to End Long-Term Solitary Confinement! @ State Capitol
Support the Prisoner-led Movement to End Long-Term Solitary Confinement! @ State Capitol
Feb 11 @ 5:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Support the Prisoner-led Movement to End Long-Term Solitary Confinement! @ State Capitol | Sacramento | California | United States
All Out to Sacramento!   9:30 AM: Hearing, Rm 4203. 12:00 noon: Rally. 2:00 PM. Lobby legislators. Rideshare: Contact Tynan 415 361 8436.  Rides from McArthur Bart 7:00 AM. In response to the largest prison hunger strike in US history, California lawmakers are holding the 2nd legislative hearing on solitary confinement in US prisons. We will be with the prisoners… in the courts, in the legislature, or out in the commnity. We will use every venue available to us, UNTIL THE TORTURE IS ENDED. — Marie Levin, sister of Hunger … Continued
8:00 pm CODEPINK NSA Team Surveils Senator Dianne Feinstein’s San Francisco Home! @ Feinstein's House, Lyon &`Vallejo
CODEPINK NSA Team Surveils Senator Dianne Feinstein’s San Francisco Home! @ Feinstein's House, Lyon &`Vallejo
Feb 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Join the CODEPINK NSA program as we surveill and monitor the house of Senator Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday, February 11th at noon. Bring your surveillance equipment, magnifying glasses, tracking devices and drones as we monitor for any suspicious activities! The protest is being organized in solidarity with the Day We Fight Back day of action! Original IndyBay listing. Facebook event.54773
2:00 am The Day We Fight Back: San Francisco Convergence. @ ATT Building
The Day We Fight Back: San Francisco Convergence. @ ATT Building
Feb 12 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
SAN FRANCISCO CONVERGENCE * Mark Klein, former ATT technician and whistleblower on the NSA/ATT. * Guerrilla Projections and Video by the SF Projection Dept. in conjunction with projection/illuminator groups across the country. * Bay Area Light Brigade! * Giant “Stop Watching Us” painted Parachute. Join us at the site of Room 641A, the telecommunication interception facility operated by AT&T for the U.S. National Security Agency in a massive, unconstitutional, illegal program to wiretap and data-mine Americans’ communications. In January 2012 we defeated the SOPA and PIPA censorship legislation with the … Continued
2:00 am The Death of Kayla Moore: One Year Later. Rally & Speakout. @ Gaia Building
The Death of Kayla Moore: One Year Later. Rally & Speakout. @ Gaia Building
Feb 13 @ 2:00 am – 4:30 am
WE WONT FORGET! Demand Justice for Kayla Moore One year ago on February 12th, Kayla Moore was killed by Berkeley Police Officers.  A transgendered, African American woman with mental disabilities who was in her own home, she posed no threat to herself or others. Without any legal justification, Berkeley Police officers grabbed her and attempted to take her into custody. On her stomach, handcuffed and struggling to breath under a pile of six police, Kayla died in the early hours of February 13th. The Berkeley City Council has ignored the … Continued
6:00 pm Protest Janet Napolitano at her Visit to UC Berkeley @ Sutardja Dai Hall
Protest Janet Napolitano at her Visit to UC Berkeley @ Sutardja Dai Hall
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Protest Janet Napolitano at her Visit to UC Berkeley @ Sutardja Dai Hall | Berkeley | CA | United States
OBAMA: Pass the DREAM ACT! Spread the word! UC President Janet Napolitano is coming to UC Berkeley Thurs. Feb. 13 to Sutardja Dai Hall. No mass deporter and privatizer as UC President! Protest and make clear that we want the UC Regents to remove Napolitano and replace her with a great educator and champion of public democratic education.  UC President Janet Napolitano is making her official campus visit to UC Berkeley on Thurs. Feb. 13. Students and community supporters reject Napolitano as the official head of the UC system and … Continued
11:00 pm Kamala Harris: Do Your Job! Prosecute Killer Cops! @ State Building, behind Oscar Grant Plaza
Kamala Harris: Do Your Job! Prosecute Killer Cops! @ State Building, behind Oscar Grant Plaza
Feb 13 @ 11:00 pm – Feb 14 @ 1:00 am
Kamala Harris: Do Your Job! Prosecute Killer Cops! @ State Building, behind Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
TELL CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL KAMALA HARRIS: PROSECUTE KILLER COPS IT’S YOUR JOB RALLY AND SPEAKOUT 3PM THURSDAY 2/13 1515 CLAY STREET, OAKLAND (STATE BUILDING BEHIND OSCAR GRANT PLAZA) Initiated by the Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition. The Justice for Alan Blueford Coalition (JAB) submitted a letter to California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris at the State March Against Police Brutality on October 22, demanding that she do her job and prosecute Miguel Masso for the murder of Alan Blueford. Since then she has responded with a flat refusal to reopen … Continued
5:30 pm Raise the Minimum Wage to $12.25 with Paid Sick leave. @ Fruitvale Bart Station Plaza
Raise the Minimum Wage to $12.25 with Paid Sick leave. @ Fruitvale Bart Station Plaza
Feb 15 @ 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Raise the Minimum Wage to $12.25. It’s time we make Oakland the kind of city that families can afford to put food on the table, keep a roof over our heads, and keep the lights on! Let’s ensure that workers can meet our basic needs. Join ACCE, EBASE, Raise the Wage East Bay, ROC the Bay, SEIU 1021, SEIU ULTCW, UFCW Local 5, and UNITE HERE 2850 to gather signatures for a ballot initiative to raise the minimum wage and provide workers with paid sick days. 9:30 AM: Rally. 11:00 … Continued
7:00 pm Protest Staples Taking Part in Privatizing the Post Office! @ Downtown Berkeley Staples Store
Protest Staples Taking Part in Privatizing the Post Office! @ Downtown Berkeley Staples Store
Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 The American Postal Workers Union is organizing a protest at the Berkeley Staples store against the installation of Post Office stations inside Staples stores, staffed by low-wage non-union, no-benefit Staples workers instead of unionized Postal Service employees.   For more information on APWU’s efforts contact: Rich Shelley @ 443-980-5586 APWU will provide leaflets to hand out.   Berkeley Post Office Defenders, organized to defend against the sale of the downtown Berkeley Post Office and call attention to the evils of privatization in general, supports the APWU in its efforts to stop … Continued
12:00 pm COLLECT PHONE NUMBERS AND SIGNATURES FROM WORKING CLASS AT THE BULB @ ALBANY BULB
COLLECT PHONE NUMBERS AND SIGNATURES FROM WORKING CLASS AT THE BULB @ ALBANY BULB
Feb 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
SAT FEB 15  NOON TO 3PM COLLECT PHONE NUMBERS AND SIGNATURES FROM WORKING CLASS AT THE BULB  to Restore Parking at the BULB so the working class and their dogs and children can enjoy our park KUDOS TO mayoral candidate DAN SIEGEL who signed this at the Anti DAC DEMONSTRATION THE OTHER NIGHT TEXT OF PETITION ”   ” WE THE WORKING PEOPLE OF THE BAY AREA DEMAND YOU RESTORE THE PARKING SPACES @ THE BULB SO THAT WE CAN CONTINTINUE TO HAVE FREE ACCESS WITH OUR FRIENDS,FAMILY AND DOGS … Continued
11:00 pm STRIKE DEBT BAY AREA MEETING: IDEAS INTO ACTION. @ UC Student-Workers Union (cross street Milvia)
STRIKE DEBT BAY AREA MEETING: IDEAS INTO ACTION. @ UC Student-Workers Union (cross street Milvia)
Feb 15 @ 11:00 pm – Feb 16 @ 1:30 am
STRIKE DEBT BAY AREA MEETING: IDEAS INTO ACTION. @ UC Student-Workers Union (cross street Milvia) | Berkeley | California | United States
New to Strike Debt?? Don’t walk cold turkey into a bunch of radicals talking about debt! Show up a half hour early at 2:30 PM for an informal pre-meeting intro session. If you’d like to attend this pre-together please email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com and let us know you’re coming.
3:00 am The Black Panther Party, Crack and the CIA. @ La Idea Social Space, by Highland Hospital
The Black Panther Party, Crack and the CIA. @ La Idea Social Space, by Highland Hospital
Feb 16 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
In the 1980’s the CIA flooded the black community with crack-cocaine as a means of funding the Right-wing insurgency in Nicaragua but also as a way of attacking the power of the black community. Join various community speakers as they discuss this history, its impact and meaning today, as well as the ways in which the Black Panther Party addressed drugs in Oakland and across the United States.54862