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InfoDay CryptoParty – Protect Yourself Online WORKSHOP & PANEL

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. @ the Bay Area Public School and SUDO Room 2141 Broadway (Enter on 22nd) OAKLAND, just 2 blocks from 19th St. BART!on SATURDAY 8/31!! The Summer School 2013 day on: INFORMATION 12-3pm: CRYPTOPARTY! Bring & secure your laptop/phone in a hands-on session! Yes!! Also, from 12-1pm: Free wonderful YOGA for those who don’t need to cryptoparty, by the wonderful Lisa Light! 3-6pm: LIGHTNING TALKS, WALKABOUT, and DISCUSSION: 3pm Introduction / Emerging Technologies of Oppression and Liberation by David Keenan (Bay Area Public School) 3:15 “Understanding ‘Big Data’” by Andrew … Continued

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Confronting the Many Faces of Repression

THIS IS A REPOST OF THIS ARTICLE, TO PLACE IT WHERE COMMENTS ARE OPEN, AS THE ORIGINAL AUTHOR CITED BELOW CHOSE TO POST THIS ON THE FRONT PAGE OF A COMMUNITY WEBSITE WITH COMMENTS CLOSED.  THE ARTICLE IS COPIED IN FULL WITH ZERO EDITS. October 22, 2012 at 12:33 pm. Posted by AntiRepression-Committee Categories: Announcements, Anti-Repression Committee, Solidarity Statements   Introduction: Rethinking Repression Over the past year, we have experienced many forms of overt police repression, from the camp eviction and night of tear gas on October 25th, to raids on the vigil, to … Continued

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If You Vote in Elections or Sign Online Petitions, Are You Making a Difference or Wasting Your Time?

Q. IF YOU VOTE IN ELECTIONS OR SIGN ONLINE PETITIONS, ARE YOU MAKING A DIFFERENCE OR WASTING YOUR TIME? Are you an effective political activist, or an impotent “feel-good” slacktivist? You may be fighting for the right cause, but are you fighting in the right way? Have you challenged “The Man”, or played right into his hands? A1. CAMPAIGNING AND VOTING IN ELECTIONS “The United States government and its NATO puppets have been killing Muslim men, women and children for a decade in the name of bringing them democracy. But … Continued

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