Announcements

For event and activity announcements.

The battle for a democratic Pacifica and KPFA

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There is an ongoing struggle over control at listener sponsored Pacifica radio right now, including an ongoing occupation of the national headquarters by supporters of the Pacifica Executive Director of Pacifica, Summer Reese that has been going on for the last week. The issues are very complicated, and came to a head when the Pacifica National Board (PNB) voted to fire Summer Reese despite the fact that she has a 3 year contract. Supporters of the PNG then padlocked the door to the Pacifica offices on March 14th. Summer Reese … Continued

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Protest FCC Chair Tom Wheeler, Thurs. Jan. 9th, in Oakland and Mountain View

Protest FCC Chair Wheeler Thurs. Jan. 9th, in Oakland and Mountain View     WIRELESS MICROWAVE RADIATION KILLS Thomas E. Wheeler, recently appointed by President Obama as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will be speaking in Mountain View and Oakland, CA on Thursday, January 9.  Join planned protests and speak out against increasing wireless health damage. Fox in Charge of the Hen House: From 1992- 2004, Wheeler headed the wireless industry lobbying group, the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA).  During his stint at the CTIA, his own scientists … 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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“Occupy the Bay” Documentary on YouTube

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“Occupy the Bay” A documentary, by Jonathan Riley, about the Occupy movement in Oakland and the San Francisco Bay Area.  . Click image or link below for photos from the pre-release screening: http://occupyoakland.org/2012/09/occupy-the-bay-documentary-pre-release-screening-8312012-photos/     53974

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November 10: The Bay Area Battle in Transport: Workers Face Employer Onslaught – No More Defeats Like Wisconsin! Business Unionism vs. Class Struggle Unionism

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***PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE BELOW!   The Bay Area Battle in Transport: Workers Face Employer Onslaught   No More Defeats Like Wisconsin! Business Unionism vs. Class Struggle Unionism    Meeting: November 10 (Sunday) 2:00 PM At: Black Repertory Theater 3201 Adeline Street, Berkeley     Although BART workers marched through downtown Oakland in August and October chanting “Strike, strike, strike!”, union officials shackled them with a concessionary contract. Why did BART workers settle for a concessionary contract after fighting for four months — striking twice, staging militant mass rallies … Continued

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“Occupy the Bay” Documentary Now Online

“Occupy the Bay,” a documentary by Jonathan Riley about Occupy in the Bay Area is now available on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXQG0oluT7Q 52901

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2nd Anniversary of the Founding of Occupy Oakland!

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Come to the General Assembly Sunday, September 1st, 2013, 2:00 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza on the steps of City Hall to talk about suitable events commemorating the 2nd anniversary of the establishment of the Occupy Oakland encampment on October 10th, 2011 at OGP. The General Assembly of Occupy Oakland has met at least once a week continuously since that time. All are welcome! 52356

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Justice for Trayvon Martin Assembly

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Wednesday, August 28, 5:30pm, Oscar Grant Plaza STOP THE WAR ON YOUTH OF COLOR Demands: STOP THE WAR ON YOUTH OF COLOR JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON MARTIN – JAIL ZIMMERMAN! OVERTURN ‘STAND YOUR GROUND’ LAWS! End the murder of Black & Brown youth JOBS & EDUCATION NOT MASS INCARCERATION! Support California Prisoners’ Hunger Strike END RACIAL PROFILING OF ALL FORMS! Including Stop-and-Frisk! STOP RACIST POLICE TERROR Drug test killer cops IMMIGRANT RIGHTS NOW STOP DEPORTATIONS! Stop Urban Shield & surveillance of our communities A LIVING WAGE & UNION RIGHTS FOR LOW-WAGE … Continued

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2nd Anniversary of the Occupy Oakland Encampment Party.

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The Occupy Oakland Encampment 2nd Anniversary Party will take place at OGP on October 10th. Come help plan the event. Special guests Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd, activists tossed into solitary confinement in Iran may be able to make it. A screening of Ankah’s film about the Republic Windows fight has been proposed. Suggestions for other speakers, other films, music, food and everything else are wanted. Join us at the Occupy Oakland General Assembly on Sunday, September 15th (and subsequent Sundays) at Oscar Grant Plaza on the steps of City … Continued

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Sunday: East Bay Hills deforestation discussion with David Theodoropoulos: Invasion Biology vs Integration Biology

INVASION BIOLOGY OR INTEGRATION BIOLOGY? Who is behind the deforestation and pesticiding of the East Bay Hills, from Richmond to Hayward? **Slideshow with narration, followed by discussion** DAVID THEODOROPOULOS Conservation Biologist and Author: Invasion Biology: Critique of a Pseudoscience + Update from Save Mt. Sutro Forest SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013, 6:30PM (doors open 6PM) Historic Hall, Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists 1924 Cedar, Berkeley, California (one block east of MLK, Jr. Way) Hear about Invasion Biology from a different perspective of non-native species, based on Evolutionary Biology, and find out … Continued

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