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Free Covid Testing and Flu Shot 9:00 am
Free Covid Testing and Flu Shot @ Oakland Coliseum
Nov 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
https://twitter.com/Keith_Carson/status/132190890252336332868304
Direct Action Training 10:00 am
Direct Action Training @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Now more than ever we need to be prepared to mobilize safely in the streets and creatively escalate our campaigns. Learn the basics of Direct Action, from planning and roles to safety and gear. This 4-hour training is spread across 2 days. No experience needed, but there will be plenty to keep intermediate direct action people engaged. Offered by the EBDSA Direct Action Working Group.   Register for zoom here! Register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.   … Continued
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Online
Nov 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Our Sunday morning programs are scheduled pretty much on a “first come, first served” basis and confirmed at our planning sessions. The opinions expressed are those of the speakers only and do not represent a group consensus on the issues by the members of ICSS. Our general practice is to allot at least half of the time to comradely discussion of the issues so that we include as many voices as practical . Check here close to the date each week for subject matter and Zoom info if not below: https://icssmarx.org/icss-sched-latest.html … Continued
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Free Covid Testing and Flu Shot 9:00 am
Free Covid Testing and Flu Shot @ Oakland Coliseum
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
https://twitter.com/Keith_Carson/status/132190890252336332868304
Eviction Defense 10:30 am
Eviction Defense
Nov 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
https://twitter.com/moms4housing/status/1322320129837867009 https://twitter.com/moms4housing/status/132232086031360819268307
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ https://meet.jit.si/OGC
Nov 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ https://meet.jit.si/OGC | Oakland | California | United States
 Because of the COVID pandemic we will be meeting virtually at https://meet.jit.si/OGC. Point your computer web browser at that URL at 7 PM on the first Monday of the month. Chrome is said to work better than some of the alternatives, but Firefox, etc. work as well. If your computer does not have a camera and/or microphone you can use your smart phone. Download the JITSI app here: For Android search for ‘jitsi’ in the Play Store or go here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.jitsi.meet For iPhone/IOS search for ‘jitsi’ in the App Store … Continued
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Visual Activism 11:30 am
Visual Activism @ Online
Nov 3 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
On Youtube here. in McElroy is a postdoctoral researcher at New York University’s AI Now Institute, researching the digital platforms and technologies used by landlords in order to surveil, track, and racialize tenants. Erin is cofounder of the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, a data visualization, critical cartography, and multi-media collective documenting gentrification struggles and forms of resistance, while also creating data and tools in order to support the work of housing justice. Erin earned a doctoral degree in Feminist Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz, with a focus on the … Continued
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Mass Rally to Count Every Vote! 12:00 pm
Mass Rally to Count Every Vote! @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Nov 4 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
As we approach the November election, the multiracial working class is facing multiple crises: dangerous school reopenings, no pandemic relief, continued police violence and repression, climate change crashing down upon us, and a potentially chaotic General Election looming before us. But we know that collective action in the streets is still the best antidote to the anger and fear we face daily. As democratic socialists, we must be a visible and committed force fighting for democracy and building a mass movement of the working class. That means — whatever the … Continued
Protect The Results 4:00 pm
Protect The Results @ Facebook HQ
Nov 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Facebook will play a key role in enabling–or preventing–disinformation about the election results from disrupting our democracy. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ … Continued
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Socialist Night School: Towards a Green New Deal 5:00 pm
Socialist Night School: Towards a Green New Deal @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Nov 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87801691687?pwd=R1ZCdjl3UVdEd2hpTi9la2dUVzZOQT09 In 2018 the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released an alarming report, stating that the world needed to steeply cut its carbon emissions and make radical changes in order to limit the planet’s temperature from rising to 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels. If that goal wasn’t met, the report predicted a horrifying increase in suffering for almost all life and ecological collapses. In America, this report was met on the political Left by sustained calls for the abolition of capitalist exploitation of people and the … Continued
New OPD Police Chief Possibles Forum 6:30 pm
New OPD Police Chief Possibles Forum @ Online
Nov 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
There are four finalists for the job of Oakland police chief and they’re being interviewed in a virtual forum tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 by several members of the Police Commission and Mayor Libby Schaaf. The public can tune in on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, or by telephone.68318
Other Cinema Presents: Dancing in the Street: Dance Down Donald’s Defeat! 6:30 pm
Other Cinema Presents: Dancing in the Street: Dance Down Donald’s Defeat! @ ATA Gallery
Nov 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
n Thursday Nov. 5, ATA Gallery’s Other Cinema pop ups on car-free Valencia St. with the second of its Plague-Time Play-Time screenings. On tap is a feature-length 16mm program of musical films mostly from the 60s and 70s, curated around the theme. The archival material, spliced together in a non-stop compilation, is guaranteed to warm the hearts of even the most discouraged pandemic survivor. And, despite the masks, the party’s fun will be especially out in force because of the defeat of Donald Trump just 36 hours earlier!! Free champagne … Continued
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Where Do We Go From Here? 1:00 pm
Where Do We Go From Here? @ Online
Nov 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
https://twitter.com/haymarketbooks/status/132327345099633459368315
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Releases Not Transfers 2:00 pm
Releases Not Transfers @ Online
Nov 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
https://twitter.com/isaborgeson/status/132187653728983859268302
Strike Debt Bay Area Economics Book Group – Revenge Capitalism 4:30 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Economics Book Group – Revenge Capitalism @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Nov 7 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Economics Book Group - Revenge Capitalism @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
EMAIL STRIKE.DEBT.BAY.AREA@GMAIL.COM FOR ZOOM INFO A FEW DAYS BEFORE THE MEETING. MAX HAIVEN, THE AUTHOR, WILL BE JOINING OUR DISCUSSION IN DECEMBER! Strike Debt Bay Area hosts a non-technical book group discussion monthly on new and radical economic thinking. Previous readings have included Doughnut Economics, Limits, Banking on the People, Capital and Its Discontents, How to Be an Anti-Capitalist in the 21st Century, and The Deficit Myth. For our October discussion we will be reading the first two chapters of  ‘Revenge Capitalism: The Ghosts of Empire, the Demons of Capital, and the Settling … Continued
The Olympics, Fukushima & The Madness 7:00 pm
The Olympics, Fukushima & The Madness @ Online
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83397516505?pwd=ZEd3VFdoMldLeHd1K2NLSnlCSFJadz091 11/7/20 The Olympics, Fukushima & The Madness Panel Discussion November 7, 2020 (Saturday) 7:00 PM No Nukes Action is hosting an international panel on the proposed 2021 Olympics and the continuing health and nuclear crisis at Fukushima. Although the Covid-19 pandemic continues unabated in the US and around the world, the Japanese govern- ment and Prime Minister Suga says that they plan to have the Olympics in 2021 regardless of the conditions. At the same time, the govenment still has not removed the melted nuclear material … Continued
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Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Online
Nov 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Our Sunday morning programs are scheduled pretty much on a “first come, first served” basis and confirmed at our planning sessions. The opinions expressed are those of the speakers only and do not represent a group consensus on the issues by the members of ICSS. Our general practice is to allot at least half of the time to comradely discussion of the issues so that we include as many voices as practical . Check here close to the date each week for subject matter and Zoom info if not below: https://icssmarx.org/icss-sched-latest.html … Continued
Lessons of the 1930s for the 2020s 12:00 pm
Lessons of the 1930s for the 2020s @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Nov 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
RSVP here (scroll down) Join the East Bay DSA Labor Committee for a 7-part study series on labor organizing in the 1930s, open to all and designed for anyone engaged or interested in workplace or non-workplace based movement work. The Left has always played an essential role in building movements for social justice. The current pandemic and the deepening economic crisis presents us with urgent challenges. Especially since ours is a new socialist movement without tons of experience in labor and other working-class movements, we need to learn as much … Continued
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Refuse to Be Abused! Volunteer with Berkeley Copwatch! 6:00 pm
Refuse to Be Abused! Volunteer with Berkeley Copwatch! @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Berkeley Copwatch would like to invite you to get involved in the movement to abolish policing, defend human rights, stand up for the rights of Black people, Indigenous people, Unhoused people, and all the marginalized members of our community. Since 1990, Berkeley Copwatch has taken a stand against police brutality, injustice, and the overreaching arm of authoritarian capitalism. Stand with us now and refuse to be abused! There are so many different ways to get involved in Copwatch (writing, art, activism, data entry), and no experience is necessary. Meeting ID: … Continued
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room  | San Francisco | California | United States
OTU’s Mission The Oakland Tenants Union is an organization of housing activists dedicated to protecting tenant rights and interests. OTU does this by working directly with tenants in their struggle with landlords, impacting legislation and public policy about housing, community education, and working with other organizations committed to furthering renters’ rights. The Oakland Tenants Union is open to anyone who shares our core values and who believes that tenants themselves have the primary responsibility to work on their own behalf. Monthly Meetings The Oakland Tenants Union meets regularly at 7:00 … Continued
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One Fare System for Bay Area Transit 1:00 pm
One Fare System for Bay Area Transit @ Online
Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
RSVP here Learn about the plan for a fully unified system that would enable riders to travel seamlessly across the nine-county Bay Area with a single transit fare and free transfers. This webinar will explain the Integrated Transit Fare Vision recently proposed by Seamless Bay Area, with a map on their website showing how it would work. The Bay Area has 27 transit agencies with different fare structures — so using transit can be confusing, expensive, and sometimes unfair.  What if there were one simple map to figure out how much you pay … Continued
Chris Hedges: The Culture of Despair 7:00 pm
Chris Hedges: The Culture of Despair @ Online
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chris Hedges: The Culture of Despair @ Online
Eventbrite webinar link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chris-hedges-the-culture-of-despair-tickets-120320183909  With the election over, it’s the perfect time to get the reliably candid response of one of our few great journalists.  “Chris Hedges has been telling truth to (and against) power since his earliest days as a radical journalist. He is an intellectual warrior who confronts American empire in the most incisive, challenging ways. The insights he provides into the deeply troubled state of our nation cannot be found anywhere else. Like many of our most important thinkers, he has been relegated to the margins because … Continued
Public Bank of the East Bay 7:00 pm
Public Bank of the East Bay @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We meet over Zoom. If you’d like to join us, and aren’t on our organizers’ list, drop us an email and we’ll send you an invitation. If you would like to join the meeting early and get an introduction to the concepts of public banking, or more locally to who we are and what we do, please email us and we’ll see you online at 6:30. Donate to keep us moving forward It is the mission of Public Bank East Bay to provide community oversight and stewardship in the formation and … Continued
Socialist Night School: What Just Happened? Election Recap and Analysis 7:00 pm
Socialist Night School: What Just Happened? Election Recap and Analysis @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join the East Bay DSA Political Education Committee for an analysis of what’s happened since election day. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84783105991?pwd=Tlk5SENqWHFHV216M1lSZkRtUGk2dz09 Meeting ID: 847 8310 5991 Password: 89702868327
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DSA Green New Deal Committee Monthly Meeting 6:45 pm
DSA Green New Deal Committee Monthly Meeting @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Nov 11 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Our Green New Deal Committee meets on the second Wednesday each month. We will discuss eco-socialist issues, upcoming events and actions, committee priorities, and campaigns. All are welcome! Please RSVP to receive the URL to the meeting or email green-new-deal@eastbaydsa.org. Zoom – please RSVP for the URL & instructions.68295
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Where We Go From Here: All In For Climate & Equitable Communities w/ Sierra Club 3:00 pm
Where We Go From Here: All In For Climate & Equitable Communities w/ Sierra Club @ Online
Nov 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where We Go From Here: All In For Climate & Equitable Communities w/ Sierra Club @ Online
Livestream here: https://www.facebook.com/SierraClub/ Take a good rest everyone, because our work begins again now! To secure a more stable climate and equitable communities, it will take a mass movement uniting to fight for climate, racial and economic justice for all. Join us for the third in our series of Sierra Club mass calls, where we’ll be talking about the path towards historic climate action under a Biden-Harris administration, drilling down into the specifics of our plan to get there (hint: it involves you!), and sharing next steps for how each of … Continued
Intro to Socialism — What is Socialism and Economic Democracy 6:00 pm
Intro to Socialism — What is Socialism and Economic Democracy @ Online
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join DSA San Francisco’s education committee as we dive into the topics of socialism, economic democracy, and what a more just world could look like. This event is for people of all background but will taught with those new to socialism in mind. Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/…/tZUldOqsqTwjGtM0RER2hAuP1PSen… After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.68331
One More Time: No Nuclear Energy for the East Bay 6:00 pm
One More Time: No Nuclear Energy for the East Bay @ Online
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
RSVP The proposal to put nuclear energy into East Bay Community Energy’s power mix was defeated in April, but it’s back! Join the Local Clean Energy Alliance, first in a webinar, then at the EBCE directors’ meeting to tell them: No nukes! In April, the board voted 10-5 against a proposal  to accept PG&E’s offer of nuclear energy from its Diablo Canyon power plant, after 64 community members spoke out against accepting it. However, EBCE staff has once again proposed accepting PG&E’s nuclear energy. This time the issue is being … Continued
Demanding Transformative Politics in an Era of Resegregation 7:00 pm
Demanding Transformative Politics in an Era of Resegregation @ California Endowment
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
As resegregation reshapes the Bay Area, low-income communities of color are increasingly living at the expanding edges of our region, where they struggle to find quality jobs, schools, and public transportation, decent affordable housing, and a political voice. Generating policy alternatives to the region’s unjust land use, housing, and transportation systems have not been enough to stop this trend. To truly achieve regional equity in an era of resegregation, we must demand transformative politics that increases the political power of disenfranchised communities.68313
Ectopia 2050 – Ecology Center Lecture Series 7:00 pm
Ectopia 2050 – Ecology Center Lecture Series @ Online
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
ECOTOPIA 2050 5-PART SPEAKER SERIES Ecotopia 2050 is designed as a 5 Episode speaker discussion series with the first episode serving as an introduction/prelude to the event. The speaker discussion series is paired with corresponding book club meetings that give participants a more intimate opportunity to discuss the themes of the book in the community. Based on the 1975 blockbuster utopian novel Ecotopia, this discussion and book club event series revisit some of the futuristic visions of the Ernest Callenbach classic. His visionary ideas, and those of his generation, that he … Continued
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The Coming Extinction and What to do about it 7:30 pm
The Coming Extinction and What to do about it @ Online
Nov 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Sierra Club’s  Green Friday programs are back — and now, virtual! This educational and entertaining monthly series brings you speakers on the most important environmental issues of our time. Join us the second Friday of each month. The Zoom room opens at 7:00 PM and the program begins at 7:30 PM. Please register to receive meeting sign-in info: https://act.sierraclub.org/events/details?formcampaignid=7013q0000020SiSAAU&mapLinkHref= On November 13th, Extinction Rebellion speakers will address “The Coming Extinction and What to do about it.” Founded by youth in Britain in 2018, Extinction Rebellion is a global movement … Continued
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The Elections are Over – But the Problems Remain 4:00 pm
The Elections are Over – But the Problems Remain @ Online
Nov 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This pandemic has drawn the priorities of this society into focus, and they are neither our well-being nor the health of the planet. And with the elections over, working people still face the continued threat of this virus, a planet that continues to heat up, increasing economic uncertainty, a wave of cuts to social services, and more. Our power to confront these problems was never in the ballot box, but in our collective strength when we can stand together. This is the challenge we face today. Join us for a … Continued
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Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Nov 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sun, Nov 15, 2020: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm The Ongoing War on Syria & Why it Matters | Rick Sterling will discuss the current situation in Syria and future prospects if Biden assumes the Presidency. Unreported in mainstream media, the US and allies continue to wage hybrid warfare on Syria – economically, politically, judicially and militarily. Why does the US persist in attacking Syria, preventing it from recovering and harming millions of Syrians? Will this change with a Democrat in the White House?  Why has this struggle become a focal point … Continued
DSA General Meeting 1:00 pm
DSA General Meeting @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Nov 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for our November nonvoting General Meeting of East Bay DSA! Please RSVP and invite other comrades to hear updates on our campaigns and events. Agenda TBA. The meeting will be conducted via ZOOM. RSVP and you’ll receive an email with the link.68328
Sign Garden for Justice – Threatened! 2:00 pm
Sign Garden for Justice – Threatened! @ Civic Center
Nov 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sign Garden for Justice - Threatened! @ Civic Center
This black youth-led event is being threatened ‘oath keepers’ and other violent white identity extremists today. Please come support local youth organizers. 68334
Single-Payer Health Organizing 2:00 pm
Single-Payer Health Organizing
Nov 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
https://twitter.com/DSA_SF/status/131937090330671104068291
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Hey Fred! Keep Your Hands Off of The Town!! 5:30 pm
Hey Fred! Keep Your Hands Off of The Town!! @ Offices of Game Changer, LLC.
Nov 16 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Rally to Oppose billionaire Fred B. Craves (via his shell company, Game Changer LLC) and the city of Oakland’s attempt to further gentrify West Oakland! Game Changer LLC, the Alameda Sheriff, and the Oakland Police department are evicting homeless people in West Oakland, displacing the poorest Oaklanders in a time of global Pandemic! Game Changer is planning to develop land in Oakland to turn a profit and leave the people with nothing! Let’s take the struggle to their front door! For more event information: https://theunitedfrontagainstdisplacement….68326
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Transitioning from Fossil Fuel Dependency 1:00 pm
Transitioning from Fossil Fuel Dependency @ Online
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join a conversation about the transition away from a fossil fuel economy and learn about some of the implications and strategies for facilitating a just transition.  Speakers will address will national-level economics, state approaches, and community initiatives at the center of our clean energy transition. Panelists are: Patrick Heller, Natural Resource Governance Institute Roger Lin, UC Berkeley Environmental Law Clinic Sarah White, Governor’s Office of Planning & Research Sponsored by the Center for Law, Energy & the Environment at Berkeley Law. Register here.68336
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Utility Service is a Human Right 10:00 am
Utility Service is a Human Right @ Online
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Register here The economic disasters affecting so many people during this pandemic have made even it more clear that we must stop shutoffs of energy and water — basic human needs.  Join the Network for Energy, Water, and Health in Affordable Buildings for a webinar on protecting the right to these basic necessities. Leading innovators will share stories on how they are changing the narrative in this country on energy justice and utility service as a human right. Learn from a local organizer who mobilized during the pandemic to stop the … Continued
Understanding the Moment: Where We’ve Been & Where We’re Going w/ Women’s March 2:00 pm
Understanding the Moment: Where We’ve Been & Where We’re Going w/ Women’s March @ Online
Nov 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Understanding the Moment: Where We've Been & Where We're Going w/ Women's March @ Online
RSVP: https://www.mobilize.us/womensmarchaction/event/363000/ For the past four years, we’ve been marching, organizing millions of women voters, and mobilizing this women-led movement to defeat Trump. We’re beyond proud of this moment, but what does it mean? What do the exit polls tell us, or not? What if Trump doesn’t concede? Where do we go from here? What else can we do? Join Women’s Marchers on Wednesday evening for an hour-long webinar to celebrate our collective win, reflect on how we got here, understand the moment we’re in, and what is still to come. … Continued
‘Through the Night’: Film & Discussion on Rise of Multiple Job Workers & 24 HR Daycare 3:00 pm
‘Through the Night’: Film & Discussion on Rise of Multiple Job Workers & 24 HR Daycare @ Online
Nov 18 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
'Through the Night': Film & Discussion on Rise of Multiple Job Workers & 24 HR Daycare @ Online
VIRTUAL SCREENING: “Through the Night” A Virtual Watch Party & Panel Discussion of the documentary THROUGH THE NIGHT by Black womxn director, Loira Limbal RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/through-the-night-screening-panel-discussion-tickets-125979376707 In collaboration with our partners at 1199 SEIU Rhode Island and Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV), SISTA Fire RI will be hosting a virtual screening of the documentary “Through the Night”. The documentary looks at the impact the modern economy is having on Womxn of Color and our families. We invite you to join us on the evening of November 18th, 2020 at … Continued
Demilitarize Oakland PD Town Hall
 5:00 pm
Demilitarize Oakland PD Town Hall
 @ Online
Nov 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Register Here. Join us for a youth-led conversation on how militarized police impacts our communities and how we can work toward influencing local policy that #DefundsThePolice. With testimony by Oakland youth on police militarization and from Mental Health First, moderated by BAY Peace. With small group discussions led by 67 Sueños, Urban Peace Movement, Young Women’s Freedom Center, The Village, BAY Peace, Council of American Islamic Relations, AFSC, and National Lawyers Guild.68347
Intro to DSA 6:30 pm
Intro to DSA @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Nov 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Democratic Socialist politicians like Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Rashida Tlaib are raising the expectations of millions of people across the United States and bringing them into a political awakening. The membership of DSA, the largest socialist organization in the United States, is rapidly growing by the thousands. Millions of working-class Americans are calling for Medicare for All, a Green New Deal, universal rent control, and more. But what is democratic socialism? What does it mean to be a member of DSA? How do socialists look at the crises of … Continued
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM' - SEE BELOW
Nov 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM' - SEE BELOW
Email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to obtain Zoom meeting access info. Join Oakland Privacy to organize against the surveillance state, police militarization and ICE, and to advocate for surveillance regulation around the Bay and nationwide. We fight against spy drones, facial recognition, police body camera secrecy, anti-transparency laws and requirements for “backdoors” to cellphones; we oppose “pre-crime” and “thought-crime,” —  to list just a few invasions of our privacy by all levels of Government, and attempts to hide what government officials, employees and agencies are doing. We … Continued
Let’s Own PG&E Campaign 6:45 pm
Let’s Own PG&E Campaign @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Nov 18 @ 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm
Learn about why a for-profit PG&E will never work for the people or the planet and be a part of winning a Community-owned, Community-controlled PG&E.   Join Zoom Meeting https://dsausa.zoom.us/j/93277685636 Meeting ID: 932 7768 5636 Password: PGE68329
APTP General Membership Meeting 7:00 pm
APTP General Membership Meeting @ Online
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us for our virtual monthly membership meeting to hear what’s going on and talk about how you can get involved. Agenda: James Burch, APTP Policy Director, on Oakland’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force Opening discussion on planning APTP’s 7th Annual Reclaim MLK Day, which will be two days before the Biden inauguration. Let’s start planning our demands. We won’t let Biden compromise our struggle! Each attendee must separately register. Do not share your registration confirmation with others. APTP General Membership meetings are held the third Wednesday of every month … Continued
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A Just Transition for Labor 11:00 am
A Just Transition for Labor @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tens of thousands of workers have jobs in fossil fuel and related industries.  How do we secure a just transition that guarantees good jobs with benefits for these workers in the new clean energy economy?  Carol Zabin is a labor economist who recently completed a comprehensive report for the California legislature called Putting California on the High Road to answer that question.  Please read the executive summary of the report before joining this deep-dive discussion.  You will also hear from the perspective of the state agency charged with implementing the report’s findings and … Continued
Out of Mesopotamia 11:00 am
Out of Mesopotamia @ Online
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Out of Mesopotamia @ Online
Online Event Location:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/azadeh-moaveni-and-salar-abdoh-tickets-126610642841  Azadeh Moaveni and Salar Abdoh discuss the intersections of their new books ReTargeting Iran – published by City Lights Books & Out of Mesopotamia – published by Akashic Books. About ReTargeting Iran, edited by David Barsamian, with Azadeh Moaveni and others The United States and Iran seem to be permanently locked in a dangerous cycle of brinkmanship and violence. Both countries have staged cyber attacks and recently shot down one another’s aircraft. Why do both countries seem intent on escalation? Why did the U.S. abandon the nuclear … Continued
Creating police-free schools: A national conversation
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Creating police-free schools: A national conversation
 @ Online
Nov 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Register Here The safety of students of color is jeopardized by use of police in schools—and across the country, students and allies are working for police free schools. In this webinar we will hear from young organizers from St. Louis, Chicago, and Oakland about the successful strategies and stumbling blocks in their work on this issue. Whether you are already engaged in a campaign locally, or just want to learn more, please join us to envision a future that invests in school safety through student wellbeing, not policing.68348
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Bay Area Summit: The Way Forward for Climate Justice 8:30 am
Bay Area Summit: The Way Forward for Climate Justice @ Online
Nov 20 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
RSVP Join the Bay Area Climate Emergency Mobilization Task Force for the finale of its Virtual Summit Series: For an Environmentally Just and Regenerative Future. This final summit —  “Where Do We Go From Here for Climate Justice?” — will review the previous topics and discuss plans for the future. WHEN Friday, November 20 8:30 – 9:00 am Doors Open / Meet & Greet Attendee Mixer 9:00 – 9:15 am Land Acknowledgement / Welcome/ Plenary Councilmember Cheryl Davila, City of Berkeley Corrina Gould, Co-Founder, Sogorea Te Land Trust Amos White, Vice … Continued
Fighting State Murder: Racism, the Police, and the Death Penalty 4:00 pm
Fighting State Murder: Racism, the Police, and the Death Penalty @ Online
Nov 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Fighting State Murder: Racism, the Police, and the Death Penalty @ Online
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fighting-state-murder-racism-the-police-and-the-death-penalty-tickets-127358860781 Cost: FREE or donation Join family members of death row prisoner Rodney Reed, Rodrick and Sandra Reed, police torture victim and former juvenile life without parole prisoner Mark Clements, author and scholar Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, and journalist Liliana Segura for a discussion about fighting racism in the criminal “injustice” system. The massive uprising this year against police brutality and murder has sharply illuminated the racism of not only the police, but also the institutions that protect them. This struggle has thrown into sharp relief questions about the true nature of … Continued
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No More Excuses: Join us to Wake the Zuck Up 10:00 am
No More Excuses: Join us to Wake the Zuck Up @ Mark Zuckerberg's house
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let Us Know You’re Coming Every day on Facebook, Donald Trump lies with impunity about the outcome of the 2020 elections. His posts, including recent ones claiming, “I won the election,” and calling the election fake, rigged, and a hoax, have been shared literally hundreds of thousands of times. By providing a megaphone for these lies to be spread and amplified with minimal correction, Facebook and its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, have undermined our social fabric for profit. Please join us outside of Mark Zuckerberg’s house in San Francisco on Saturday … Continued
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Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Nov 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sun, Nov 15, 2020: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm The Ongoing War on Syria & Why it Matters | Rick Sterling will discuss the current situation in Syria and future prospects if Biden assumes the Presidency. Unreported in mainstream media, the US and allies continue to wage hybrid warfare on Syria – economically, politically, judicially and militarily. Why does the US persist in attacking Syria, preventing it from recovering and harming millions of Syrians? Will this change with a Democrat in the White House?  Why has this struggle become a focal point … Continued
Beyond Biden: Working-Class Remedies for a World in Crisis 1:00 pm
Beyond Biden: Working-Class Remedies for a World in Crisis @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Nov 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Trump was defeated. But Biden & Harris won’t solve the multitude of problems that working people are faced with, from COVID and climate devastation to police killings of people of color. What will work, based on history, are mass movements. They have been the catalyst for working people’s gains. Today this is truer than ever. Join an online discussion on how to build a revolutionary feminist groundswell in 2021. Register here: https://bit.ly/Beyond-Biden68350
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COVID Stimulus Now! Sacramento Car Caravan & Digital Protest Against Mitch McConnell 11:30 am
COVID Stimulus Now! Sacramento Car Caravan & Digital Protest Against Mitch McConnell @ Sacramento Car Caravan: email california [at] poorpeoplescampaign.org to receive directions
Nov 23 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
“If Trump is the criminal, then Mitch McConnell is the get-away driver. With McConnell and Trump’s other enablers, it’s about lust for power and greed, but also fear of what the nation is becoming. We need a massive turnout in Georgia now to put McConnell in the backseat.” -Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II The #PoorPeoplesCampaign protest livestream returns on November 23 at 11:30 AM PT (2:30 PM ET), with a special Moral Monday Car Caravan Protest on McConnell! _________________________________________________________ SACRAMENTO CAR CARAVAN PROTEST Monday, November 23rd. Email to join … Continued
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Public Bank of the East Bay 7:00 pm
Public Bank of the East Bay @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Nov 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We meet over Zoom. If you’d like to join us, and aren’t on our organizers’ list, drop us an email and we’ll send you an invitation. If you would like to join the meeting early and get an introduction to the concepts of public banking, or more locally to who we are and what we do, please email us and we’ll see you online at 6:30. Donate to keep us moving forward It is the mission of Public Bank East Bay to provide community oversight and stewardship in the formation and … Continued
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Help! Santa’s Homeless! 1:00 pm
Help! Santa’s Homeless!
Nov 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Help! Santa's Homeless!
Meet: Cable Car turnout, Powell and Market Streets, then march to the Westfield Shopping Complex This year, Santa and Mrs. Claus are coming to San Francisco early. They want to tell everyone about their grim situation because they know they aren’t alone. Similar, urgent problems are also affecting countless others — homelessness, sickness, joblessness, you name it. It’s called climate breakdown and social chaos caused by a broken, greedy economic system. We’re gathering at the Cable Car turnout, Powell and Market Streets, at 1:00 pm sharp. Then we’ll march with … Continued
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Omni Commons Mutual Aid 10:00 am
Omni Commons Mutual Aid @ Omni Commons
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
https://twitter.com/omnicommons/status/133211518463937331268360
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Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Nov 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sun, Nov 15, 2020: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm The Ongoing War on Syria & Why it Matters | Rick Sterling will discuss the current situation in Syria and future prospects if Biden assumes the Presidency. Unreported in mainstream media, the US and allies continue to wage hybrid warfare on Syria – economically, politically, judicially and militarily. Why does the US persist in attacking Syria, preventing it from recovering and harming millions of Syrians? Will this change with a Democrat in the White House?  Why has this struggle become a focal point … Continued
Dr. Benjamin Madley, “An American Genocide” Zoom Presentation 1:00 pm
Dr. Benjamin Madley, “An American Genocide” Zoom Presentation @ Online
Nov 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Please join us for this Zoom meeting using the link below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87119438221?pwd=YUNnVkEwYUh2d29tWnpDamJoelo2QT09 Meeting ID: 871 1943 8221 Passcode: 025469 Dial by your location +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) Dr. Benjamin Madley, author of An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873 We are honored to be able to present Professor Benjamin Madley at this holiday weekend Zoom meeting. In our quest to educate ourselves about American history, and after celebrating our most American holiday, Thanksgiving, it is fitting that we look closely at the … Continued
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Nov 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
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 … Continued
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