Solidarity with Occupy Gezi Parki Turkey Rally


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


Reoccupy The Gill Tract Farm Saturday, May 11th!


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


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


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


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


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


Protest the Tarsands Pipeline, Protest President Obama’s Fundraiser in SF Wed. 4/3, 5:30PM


“Join activists from CREDO, 350, Sierra Club, Friends of the Earth, Center for Biological Diversity and others, to send President Obama a big message: Stop Keystone XL! The last time we protested the President’s San Francisco fundraiser we shocked the President with a huge crowd of 1,000 people. We know from insiders that we caused a big buzz in the White House, and our pressure worked. Now, with the President again considering Keystone XL, we need a huge crowd outside his San Francisco fundraiser to deliver the message: Stop Keystone … Continued


Emergency Global Actions for Gaza


Emergency Global Actions for Gaza Israel launched “Operation Pillar of Clouds” earlier this week with a series of air strikes. More than a dozen people have been killed so far including women and children. International solidarity activists are in the streets all over the world, we have to be in SF. Please share this event with your networks, bring your banners and signs n spirit to the action! Day 1: Thursday Nov 15th at 5:15pm at Israeli Consulate Day 2: Friday Nov 16th at 4:00pm at Israeli Consulate For additions … Continued


Take Back The Plaza! Overnight Vigil + FTP March #O25


During the early hours of October 25, 2011, hundreds of violent police officers stormed into Occupy Oakland’s home base at Oscar Grant Plaza, near city hall, to evict protesters & to remove their belongings. 96 of our comrades were arrested after the cops used tear gas, flash-bang grenades and less-than-lethal munitions to subdue the crowd. Occupy Oakland’s spirit was not damaged, we were emboldened and radicalized as thousands returned that afternoon to stand up and fight back. Unforgettably, so did the p…olice. The battle for the plaza went on into … Continued


Help organize for our Anniversary Party


We need help preparing for our 1 year anniversary party this coming Wednesday (Oct. 10) starting at 5 PM at Snow Park. Get the word out!  Contact your friends, phone them, email, tweet, Faceplant, whatever… Download the flyer here and print ’em out.  People are going to be distributing all over the place this weekend, the Girl Gang’s Vigilante March  & the Oakland Art Mumur tonight, at the SF ‘Fuck Columbus’ Anti-Colonialist March Saturday, at the Hoodies & Hijab march against the war in Afghanistan Monday,  at the Hardly Strictly … Continued


Alan Blueford BBQ and speak out, Sat. Sept.15, 1-4 pm 98th and Bancroft, East Oakland

NEED HELP FOR BBQ! we have a very small crew right now that is dedicated to the bbq part of the event. we would love people to sign up support: – WE NEED SUPPLIES: – tables – easy ups – serving gear – IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO MAKE A TRAY OF: – side dish – desert – simple pasta – potato salad – salad – pot of beans or rice – veggies – ADDITIONAL HELP WOULD BE: – do a batch of coffee for the event(we have coffee and … Continued


Web Committe Meeting Thur Sept. 6th at 6PM Victor Martinez Peoples’ Library


The web committee (such as it is) is meeting on Thursday, September 6th at 6PM at the Victor Martinez Biblioteca Popular at 1449 Miller Avenue at E. 15th in Oakland.  The reason we are posting this on the front page is that at the start of the meeting we will spend a few minutes helping committee delegates figure out how to post articles to our web site, which is an underutilized resource, so folks who are interested in posting might show up. Bring a laptop if you have one handy, … Continued