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Oct
27
Sun
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library: Impeach? @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Oct 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Impeachment Now? Or Never?


This is being planned as a “Town Hall” style meeting, with full participation, with comments limited to 2-3 minutes. We may watch a short video to start discussion, like “ To Impeach or Not to Impeach? Chris Hedges & John Bonifaz Debate What Congress Should Do Next,” on Democracy Now, Oct 1, 2019, at

https://www.democracynow.org/2019/10/1/trump_impeachment_inquiry_debate

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Sunflower Alliance @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Please join us for our regular Sunday meeting of the Sunflower Alliance. We welcome newcomers, old friends, and regulars to hear updates on current campaigns and discuss future plans. We need your participation and your voice! Come early to share a potluck lunch.

 

 

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Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm

Feed The People!

The last Sunday of every month attendees of the OO GA get together a little earlier than usual, at 2 PM (3 PM during DST) to share some food with each other and the community.  There should be a table, utensils/plates, meat and veggie entrees and whatnot, courtesy of the Kitchen Committee (such at he is), so just bring yourself, or something to share as well if you’d like.

The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 PM at the Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway in the amphitheater. If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 3:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland. During the warmer months we meet at 4 PM at the plaza.

The OO General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for more than five years! Our General Assembly is a participatory gathering of Oakland community members and beyond, where everyone who shows up is treated equally . Our Assembly and the process we have collectively cultivated strives to reach agreement while building community.

At the GA committees, caucuses, and loosely associated groups whose representatives come voluntarily report on past and future actions, with discussion. If you like, just come and hear all the organizing being done! Occupy Oakland encourages political activity that is decentralized and welcomes diverse voices and actions into the movement.

General Assembly Standard Agenda

  1. Welcome & Introductions
  2. Reports from Committees, Caucuses, & Independent Organizations
  3. Announcements
  4. (Optional) Discussion Topic

Occupy Oakland activities and contact info for some Bay Area Groups with past or present Occupy Oakland members.

Occupy Oakland Web Committee: (web@occupyoakland.org)
Occupy Oakland Kitchen Committee: (kitchen@occupyoakland.org)
Strike Debt Bay Area : strikedebtbayarea.tumblr.com
Berkeley Post Office Defenders:http://berkeleypostofficedefenders.wordpress.com/
Alan Blueford Center 4 Justice:https://www.facebook.com/ABC4JUSTICE
Oakland Privacy Working Group:https://oaklandprivacy.wordpress.com
Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity: prisonerhungerstrikesolidarity.wordpress.com/
Bay Area AntiRepression: antirepression@occupyoakland.org
Biblioteca Popular: http://tinyurl.com/mdlzshy
Interfaith Tent: www.facebook.com/InterfaithTent
Port Truckers Solidarity: oaklandporttruckers.wordpress.com
Bay Area Intifada: bayareaintifada.wordpress.com
Transport Workers Solidarity: www.transportworkers.org
Fresh Juice Party (aka Chalkupy) freshjuiceparty.com/chalkupy-gallery
Sudo Room: https://sudoroom.org
Omni Collective: https://omnicommons.org/
First They Came for the Homeless: https://www.facebook.com/pages/First-they-came-for-the-homeless/253882908111999
Sunflower Alliance: http://www.sunflower-alliance.org/
Bay Area Public School: http://thepublicschool.org/bay-area

San Francisco based groups:
Occupy Bay Area United: www.obau.org
Occupy Forum: (see OBAU above)
San Francisco Projection Department: http://tinyurl.com/kpvb3rv

 

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Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Feed The People!

The last Sunday of every month attendees of the OO GA get together a little earlier than usual, at 3 PM (2 PM during cooler months) to share some food with each other and the community.  There should be a table, utensils/plates, meat and veggie entrees and whatnot, courtesy of the Kitchen Committee (such at he is), so just bring yourself, or something to share as well if you’d like.

After the meal the Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets Sundays at 4 PM at the Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway. If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 4:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland. During Daylights Losing Time in the Winter we meet at 3 PM at the plaza, & again, we retreat to the Omni if the rain is a pain.

The OO General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for more than six years! Our General Assembly is a participatory gathering of Oakland community members and beyond, where everyone who shows up is treated equally. Our Assembly and the process we have collectively cultivated strives to reach agreement while building community.

At the GA committees, caucuses, and loosely associated groups whose representatives come voluntarily report on past and future actions, with discussion. If you like, just come and hear all the organizing being done! Occupy Oakland encourages political activity that is decentralized and welcomes diverse voices and actions into the movement.

General Assembly Standard Agenda

  1. Welcome & Introductions
  2. Reports from Committees, Caucuses, & Independent Organizations
  3. Announcements
  4. (Optional) Discussion Topic

Occupy Oakland activities and contact info for some Bay Area Groups with past or present Occupy Oakland members.

Occupy Oakland Web Committee: (web@occupyoakland.org)
Occupy Oakland Kitchen Committee: (kitchen@occupyoakland.org)
Strike Debt Bay Area : strikedebtbayarea.tumblr.com
Berkeley Post Office Defenders:http://berkeleypostofficedefenders.wordpress.com/
Alan Blueford Center 4 Justice:https://www.facebook.com/ABC4JUSTICE
Oakland Privacy Working Group:https://oaklandprivacy.wordpress.com
Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity: prisonerhungerstrikesolidarity.wordpress.com/
Bay Area AntiRepression: antirepression@occupyoakland.org
Biblioteca Popular: http://tinyurl.com/mdlzshy
Interfaith Tent: www.facebook.com/InterfaithTent
Port Truckers Solidarity: oaklandporttruckers.wordpress.com
Bay Area Intifada: bayareaintifada.wordpress.com
Transport Workers Solidarity: www.transportworkers.org
Fresh Juice Party (aka Chalkupy) freshjuiceparty.com/chalkupy-gallery
Sudo Room: https://sudoroom.org
Omni Collective: https://omnicommons.org/
First They Came for the Homeless: https://www.facebook.com/pages/First-they-came-for-the-homeless/253882908111999
Sunflower Alliance: http://www.sunflower-alliance.org/
Bay Area Public School: http://thepublicschool.org/bay-area

San Francisco based groups:
Occupy Bay Area United: www.obau.org
Occupy Forum: (see OBAU above)
San Francisco Projection Department: http://tinyurl.com/kpvb3rv

 

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Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall. If for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph. If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 4:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland. (Note: we tend to meet at 3:00 PM during the cooler months from November to early March after Daylights Savings Time.)

On every ‘last Sunday’ we meet a little earlier at 3 PM to have a community potluck to which all are welcome.

OO General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for over six years, since October 2011! Our General Assembly is a participatory gathering of Oakland community members and beyond, where everyone who shows up is treated equally. Our Assembly and the process we have collectively cultivated strives to reach agreement while building community.

At the GA committees, caucuses, and loosely associated groups whose representatives come voluntarily report on past and future actions, with discussion. We encourage everyone participating in the Occupy Oakland GA to be part of at least one associated group, but it is by no means a requirement. If you like, just come and hear all the organizing being done! Occupy Oakland encourages political activity that is decentralized and welcomes diverse voices and actions into the movement.

General Assembly Standard Agenda

Welcome & Introductions
Reports from Committees, Caucuses, & Independent Organizations
Announcements
(Optional) Discussion Topic

Occupy Oakland activities and contact info for some Bay Area Groups with past or present Occupy Oakland members.

Occupy Oakland Web Committee: (web@occupyoakland.org)
Strike Debt Bay Area : strikedebtbayarea.tumblr.com
Berkeley Post Office Defenders:http://berkeleypostofficedefenders.wordpress.com/
Alan Blueford Center 4 Justice:https://www.facebook.com/ABC4JUSTICE
Oakland Privacy Working Group:https://oaklandprivacy.wordpress.com
Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity: prisonerhungerstrikesolidarity.wordpress.com/
Bay Area AntiRepression: antirepression@occupyoakland.org
Biblioteca Popular: http://tinyurl.com/mdlzshy
Interfaith Tent: www.facebook.com/InterfaithTent
Port Truckers Solidarity: oaklandporttruckers.wordpress.com
Bay Area Intifada: bayareaintifada.wordpress.com
Transport Workers Solidarity: www.transportworkers.org
Fresh Juice Party (aka Chalkupy) freshjuiceparty.com/chalkupy-gallery
Sudo Room: https://sudoroom.org
Omni Collective: https://omnicommons.org/
First They Came for the Homeless: https://www.facebook.com/pages/First-they-came-for-the-homeless/253882908111999
Sunflower Alliance: http://www.sunflower-alliance.org/
Bay Area Public School: http://thepublicschool.org/bay-area

San Francisco based groups:
Occupy Bay Area United: www.obau.org
Occupy Forum: (see OBAU above)
San Francisco Projection Department: http://tinyurl.com/kpvb3rv

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Ecumenical Peace Institute – American Exceptionalism @ St. Johns Presbyterian Church
Oct 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:45 pm

At Ecumenical Peace Institute’s annual dinner, Alicia Jrapko and Paul Larudee will speak on American Exceptionalism – ‘the Doctrine of of ‘Humanitarian Intervention.’ ”  They will focus on what’s driving U.S. foreign policy in Latin America and the Middle East.

PLEASE CALL 510-990-0374 and let us know you are coming.

Cosponsored by St. John’s Mission & Justice Commission.

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Oakland Greens: Free Dinner and a Movie Night – Pan’s Labyrinth (Sept), Even the Rain (Oct) @ It's Your Move
Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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Oct
28
Mon
Day Of Outrage: Wear Black! @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

On Monday, October 28th, Oakland will stand in solidarity the call put out by Until Freedom for people across the country to gather for a #DayOfOutrage in honor of #AtatianaJefferson and Black women who have been killed at the hands of police violence. We will #ProtectOurSisters

Cities participating: New York, Jackson, Seattle, Las Vegas, Detroit, Knoxville, Washington, DC, Dayton, Miami and many more. For a full list: https://bit.ly/2MIOk49

The family of Atatiana Jefferson said the following about the Day of Outrage, “Our family is mourning over the tragic and untimely murder of Atatiana by Aaron Dean former Fort Worth police officer. Although Dean, has been arrested and charged, he is back on the streets and we are uncertain justice will prevail. We demand full transparency and accountability. It is our sincere hope that Atatiana’s story will not be forgotten, and our pursuit of dignity prevents the likelihood of similar events of police abuse. Please show up for the Day of Outrage wherever you are. Keep our loved one’s name alive!”

Bring flowers or items for the altar. Wear Black.

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Oct
29
Tue
Homeless Eviction Support Needed @ High Street Camp, near Home Depot
Oct 29 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

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SF Public Bank Press Conference @ SF City Hall steps
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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Public Banking Victory Party
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Imprisoning A Generation: Film and Panel Discussion @ Fellowship Hall
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists will present a film and panel discussion focused on the tragic situation of Palestinian children.

The film, “Imprisoning A Generation,” is presented under the auspices of Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East. A panel of experts will answer questions and provide additional information. Panel members include Zeiad Abbas of Middle East Children’s Alliance, Priscilla Wathington from Defense of Children International (who’s also in the film), and a representative from Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP). Each will give a brief statement on their organization’s position, and JVP will conduct the question period. Much of the discussion is expected to focus on H.B. 2047. This bill would make U.S. aid to Israel dependent on eliminating the military incarceration of Palestinian children.

The film is a production of Anemoia Projects.
Sponsored by the BFUU Social Justice Committee.

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Oct
30
Wed
Homeless Eviction Support Needed @ High Street Camp, near Home Depot
Oct 30 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Me Too Behind Bars Rally! @ CA Dept of Corrections
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join a growing coalition of groups outside the CA corrections department in a rally to expose #MeTooBehindBars!

#MeTooBehindBars is a campaign to expose how the prison system uses sexual and gender-based violence, including homophobia & transphobia, to target people who they incarcerate & whose daily lives they have almost total control over. The campaign was launched in response to two assaults where correctional officers (COs) used physical force, sexual harassment & homophobic and transphobic insults against transgender, gender nonconforming (GNC) and queer people at women’s prisons in CA. The campaign supports a lawsuit filed against CDCR by five plaintiffs who were targeted while at CCWF.

#MeTooBehindBars expands an understanding of gender-based violence, sexual exploitation & harassment beyond specific incidences as a systematic form of power and control enacted through the state. Specifically, it exposes how women, transgender, gender nonconforming & queer people remain unprotected from daily harassment, humiliation, assault, misogyny, homophobia and transphobia & how the system fails to hold accountable those who inflict harm. #MeTooBehindBars also aims to influence the #MeToo movement, by encouraging transformative justice rather than expanding systems of policing and incarceration that rely on gender violence.

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“Red n’ Blues” Benefit Concert for AIM-WEST @ Mission Neighbor Center
Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
“Red n' Blues” Benefit Concert for AIM-WEST @ Mission Neighbor Center

“Red n’ Blues” Benefit Concert for AIM-WEST

Annual AIM-West Red n’ Blues Benefit Concert featuring superb blues music. This year celebrating the 50th anniversary of the occupation of Alcatraz.

 

 

 

 

 

Blues bands to benefit American Indian Movement-West including:

        • The Bobby Young Project
        • Funkanuts
        • The Firebirds Blues Band

When:

Sat., Nov. 30, 6:30 (doors) – 10 pm

Where:

Mission Neighbor Center

362
Capp Street, San Francisco

Info and tickets: aim-west.org

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East Oakland Collective General Body Meeting @ Mills College Faculty Lounge, on Post Road inside campus
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for our monthly general body meetings to learn more about us, pressing topics/issues in East Oakland and how you can take action!

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HATE, INC: Why Today’s Media Makes Us Despise One Another – Matt Taibbi @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

“Taibbi is the best American journalism has to  offer.” The Washington Post

“Taibbi, a writer of striking intelligence and bold ideas, is as hilarious as he is scathing.”— Publishers Weekly

“Where other mainstream news  sources fail, Matt Taibbi madly embraces his role as an honest political observer/writer/citizen in a democracy.”  —Janeane Garofalo

In this characteristically turbocharged new book, celebrated Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi provides an insider’s guide to the variety of ways today’s mainstream media tells us lies.

Part tirade, part confessional, it reveals that what most people think of as “the news” is, in fact, a twisted wing of the entertainment business. In the Internet age, the press has mastered the art of monetizing anger, paranoia, and distrust. Taibbi, who has spent much of his career covering elections in which this kind of manipulative activity is most egregious, provides a rich taxonomic survey of American political journalism’s dirty tricks.

Heading into a 2020 election season that promises to be a Great Giza Pyramid Complex of invective and digital ugliness, Hate Inc. will be an invaluable antidote to the hidden poisons dished up by those we rely on to tell us what is happening in the world.

Matt Taibbi is a contributing editor for Rolling Stone and winner of the 2008 National Magazine Award for columns and commentary. His most recent book is I Can’t Breathe: A Killing on Bay Street, about the infamous killing of Eric Garner by the NY City police. He’s also the author of the New York Times’ bestsellers Insane Clown President, The Divide,Griftopia, and The Great Derangement.

Sasha Lilley is the editor of Capital and Its Discontents: Conversations with Radical Thinkers in a Time of Tumult. She is also a contributor to the Turbulence Collective’s What Would it Mean to Win?, and a co-founder and host of the Pacifica Radio program Against the Grain.

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Oct
31
Thu
Climate Funeral March
Oct 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Our world is dying. We lose hundreds of species to extinction everyday. Lives and livelihoods are being lost with increasing frequency to extreme weather and climate-induced disasters. To be awake to these times is to experience the unfolding of a never-ending tragedy.

To move forward, we must acknowledge our grief. On the evening of Halloween, we will march together in a funeral procession to commiserate the ongoing death of our planet and the climate-induced loss to come.

As we respect and pay homage to the victims of the climate crisis, we welcome you to dress in funeral attire and bring flowers or a personalized message for the dead.

This action is open to anyone feeling concerned about the ecological crisis. Please, join us!

  • Extinction Rebellion SF Bay
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RPA Monthly film night – This Changes Everything @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Oct 31 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Please join us for our monthly potluck and free movie at Bobby Bowens Progressive Center. In October, we will be screening This Changes Everything (1hr 30min)

6:30pm Potluck / 7pm Screening

Less than 20% of the global population are responsible for 70% emissions. Those most affected by climate change and environmental injustice in developing countries have the least responsibility for creating this crisis in the first place.

A heads-up, no films are scheduled for November/December due to holidays. We are concluding the year with the most critical issue of our time – Climate Change vs. Capitalism in October. This Changes Everything (90 min) based on Naomi Klein’s book by the same title, which looks at seven communities around the world with the proposition that we can seize the crisis of climate change to transform our failed economic system into something radically better.

And, don’t forget your Halloween costumes and treats!

Richmond Progressive Alliance

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Nov
1
Fri
SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN
Nov 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

JOIN US TO SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN EVERY FRIDAY

SAVE CHELSEA AND JULIAN FROM TORTURE AND DEATH
NEWS LETTER 10/11/19

Please sign up for our emails and alerts at:
https:/bayaction2freeassnge.org and watch “XY CHELSEA” go to SHOWTIME
“XY CHELSEA” clk free 7 day suscription.or free @
https://archive.org/details/XYChelsea

The Main Stream Media (MSM) is so full of lies, it’s got the masses confused!!
There are only a few places we can get the truth.Chelsea and Julian were two of
the most important WHISTLE BLOWERS to tell the truth about USA’s illegal,
immoral WARS. USA is one of the largest TERRORIST countries in history,
killing, wounding, and forcing emigration on millions of folks (did you know there
are 65 million migrants?) all over the world!!

Saving Chelsea and Julian is EXTREMELY IMPORTANT!! To the Working
class and it’s Allies.They told us the truth about the wars! And all the NEW
McArthyism (phony Russia Gate conspiracy led by the New York Times) is
blaming Julian for being a puppet of Russia. So much of all our issues stem from
the honesty of Chelsea and Julian!! That’s why the RULING CLASS imprisoned
them and want’s them DEAD.

Please write letters to Chelsea (only hand written and no post cards or
pictures, or anything written on the outside of the letter) Write to: Chelsea
Elizabeth Manning, William Truesdale Adult Detention Center, 2001 Mill Road,
Alexandria Va. 22314. Also write julian writejulian.com

We need to hip people to YouTube shows, web sites and twitter feeds ie. –
twitter.com/xychelsea, twitter.com/defendassange, and wikileaks.org

– Definitely check out these specific links, and add comments and tell your friends:
– Real News Network – “Federal judge continues Chelsea Manning’s confinement
and $1000/day fine” https://youtub.be/qjywz_U_x1c
– The Jimmy Dore Show – “Chelsea Manning jailed again for
protecting journalism” https://youtu.be/bTqVNKXZYAY (89,000 hits)
– Chelsea Manning “Abolish ICE” https://youtu.be/R7qpQGGQqa8
-Orion song”WE will keep fightin everyday even though our tears won’t
go away!” youtube/DnF6pvX4478

– Chelsea’s scathing 7 page letter to the judge about the history of the SECRET GRAND
JURIES: – https://www.aaronswartzday.org/chelsea-manning-letter

 

 

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