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Sustained Picket of ZIM Ship Starting September 27 at the Port of Oakland – End the Siege of Gaza

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End the Siege of Gaza! Picket the Zim Shanghai Starting September 27 at the Port of Oakland! When: September 27, 2014 all-day Where: Meet at West Oakland BART 5am and 4:30pm 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 … Continued

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David Rovics & Eric Drooker Benefit Concert for Tristan Anderson

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. David Rovics, Eric Drooker & Tristan Anderson will perform together on Sunday, Feb. 23rd at the Art House in Berkeley, 2905 Shattuck Ave. The event will be a benefit for Justice 4 Tristan.  $5-$20 sliding scale suggested donation Schedule: 5 PM Potluck dinner 6 PM Welcoming 6:15-6:45 Tristan Anderson slide show 6:45-7:15 David Rovics amplified set 7:15-8:00 Eric Drooker Multimedia Performance 8PM-….. David Rovics acoutic set   David Rovics is a great folk singer of songs of social significance. You can download most of his music at his web site … Continued

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GA at Mike’s house this Sunday! Hike & feed

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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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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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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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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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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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ANARCHO-SPECTIVE: Political Art Show, Sun. May 5, 5:30 PM La Peña

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Photos and Art by TRISTAN ANDERSON. Between La Peña and The LONG HAUL on both sides of the street! ANARCHO-SPECTIVE: Political Art Show Photos and Art by Tristan Anderson FREE EVENT SUNDAY, MAY 5 (5:30- 10 pm) at LA PENA CULTURAL CENTER and the LONG HAUL INFOSHOP (On both sides of Shattuck Ave, between Woolsey and Prince St– Berkeley) 5:30: Dinner with FOOD NOT BOMBS 6:15 Doors Open for Art Show 7:00 OAXACA COMMUNE Slide Show 40 THIEVES Revolutionary Hip Hop NEPANTLER@S Queer Chicano Punk And… Save the Date! MON JUNE … Continued

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May Day Noise Demo: Fight For Fifteen! OGP Wed. @ 5PM

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Last year Burger King made $117,000,000 in profits. Walgreens made $253,000,000. Hundreds of fast food workers in NYC & Chicago recently participated in a strike to demand $15/hr. It is time to bring the Fight for Fifteen campaign to Oakland. We will gather at Oscar Grant Plaza at 14th St. & Broadway for a rally on Wed, May 1st at 5 PM for a rally followed by a noise demo march throughout downtown Oakland at 6 PM. There will be food at the rally and also after the march back … Continued

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