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‘Doughnut Economics’ Reading Group – 1st Meeting 4:00 pm
‘Doughnut Economics’ Reading Group – 1st Meeting @ Omni Commons
Nov 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
'Doughnut Economics' Reading Group - 1st Meeting @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
Doughnut Economics Reading Group starts Nov 10th Creating a world with neither human suffering nor planetary peril Doughnut Economics: 7 ways to think like a 21st century economist By Kate Raworth Chelsea Green Publishing (2017) The capitalist economic system defines every aspect of our lives: the schooling and medical care we get, where we live, and how we sustain ourselves. The system works for a lucky few and exploits everyone else. And it’s a real threat to the survival of our species (and many others) on this planet. We know … Continued
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SOLAR SIMPLIFIED 11:30 am
SOLAR SIMPLIFIED @ Ecology Center
Nov 17 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Are you thinking about going solar – tapping the sun for your energy needs? But you have so many questions, you don’t know where to start? Solar Simplified will provide a strong foundation for your decision-making. Solar is more accessible and affordable than ever, and the industry is rapidly changing. Solar expert Doug McKenzie will discuss the latest solar products, rebates, and technologies, plus the factors that are advancing or limiting the future of solar in the US. Presentation followed by Q&A, so bring your questions! Topics include: Why: The environmental and … Continued
CANCELLED: People Get Ready: Charting a path forward to building powerful movements and the radical left 12:00 pm
CANCELLED: People Get Ready: Charting a path forward to building powerful movements and the radical left @ Dwinelle Hall Room, UC Berkeley
Nov 17 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CANCELLED: People Get Ready: Charting a path forward to building powerful movements and the radical left @ Dwinelle Hall Room, UC Berkeley | Berkeley | California | United States
We are disappointed to relay that dangerous air quality in the Bay Area has compelled us to cancel the People Get Ready II Conference, which was scheduled to take place tomorrow, Saturday November 17th.#climatechange #californiafires pic.twitter.com/qUfeAkaskK— CPE (@Center4PE) November 17, 2018   PEOPLE GET READY IS NEXT WEEK! PRE-REGISTER NOW! The People Get Ready II planning committee has been hard at work to make November 17 a powerful gathering for learning and discussion. This one day conference is aimed at assessing the post-midterm terrain and charting a path forward to building … Continued
Free Workshop: Divest from War and Fossil Fuels 3:00 pm
Free Workshop: Divest from War and Fossil Fuels @ Berkeley South Library
Nov 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Align your money with your values– stop funding war and fossil fuels! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-workshop-on-divesting-from-weapons-fossil-fuels-tickets-49846056898 Free Workshop to help you align your money with your values, break up with your Wall Street bank (Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Citibank, Chase, etc.), and divest from investments in fossil fuels and weapons. Join the growing movement for a “Peace Economy” and withdraw financial support from the War Economy. Optional: Bring your laptop or other wi-fi-enabled device for a hands-on experience. Learn to: Identify local banks and credit unions where you can move your money … Continued
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Difficult Dialogues Workshop 10:00 am
Difficult Dialogues Workshop @ Sierra Club
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Exploring the difficult conversations in our lives around race and power. How do we approach the challenging conversations, whether it’s about confederate flags, Donald Trump, cultural appropriation, Palestine/Israel, or even just racism and racial justice in general? Members of the White Noise Collective will facilitate a workshop exploring the difficult conversations in our lives around race and power. How do we approach the challenging conversations, whether it’s about confederate flags, Donald Trump, cultural appropriation, Palestine/Israel, or even just racism and racial justice in general? This workshop is an opportunity to … Continued
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East Bay DSA Night School: Capitalism vs Nature 7:00 pm
East Bay DSA Night School: Capitalism vs Nature @ East Bay Community Space
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The recent UN report on climate change is sobering. Urgent action is required to avert environmental disaster. We need a bold vision of a good and livable future — and a political program to match. For starters, that means insisting on a publicly funded clean energy transition on a rapid timeline and a major green jobs program. The main obstacle to achieving this vision should be obvious. Corporations spent millions of dollars to defeat clean energy initiatives in the elections earlier this month. Please join the Night School for a … Continued
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Waffles & Zapatismo 10:00 am
Waffles & Zapatismo @ Omni Commons
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Waffles & Zapatismo is a free space for learning about and discussing the history, ideas, values and practices of the Zapatista National Liberation Army, EZLN or Zapatistas. We serve waffles at the start of the class to those who want them.65047
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