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Social Guarantee Launch 10:00 am
Social Guarantee Launch @ Online
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Social Guarantee Launch Event Come and join us on Thursday 1st July as we discuss why we need a Social Guarantee! Register here The Social Guarantee enshrines every person’s right to life’s essentials: education, health and social care, a decent home, childcare, nutritious food, clean air and water, energy, transport and access to the internet. For this to happen, all people must have access to collectively provided services that meet their needs, as well as to a fair living income. Speakers Ann Pettifor – Award winning economist and author of The Case for The … Continued
Harry Bridges: A Man and His Union 6:00 pm
Harry Bridges: A Man and His Union @ Online
Jul 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Registration LaborFest 2021 opens its 28th annual festival on July 1, 2021 with the most important video on the life and struggle of ILWU founder, Harry Bridges. Directed by Berry Minnott, Harry Bridges, A Man and His Union (1992; 59 minutes), chronicles the life of one of America’s most important and dedicated left-wing labor leaders. In 1934, Bridges appealed to union members to break from the corrupt mob-controlled ILA and launched a groundbreaking strike in San Francisco. Victory led to the start of the International Longshoremen and Warehouseman Union (ILWU) in 1937. … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jul 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
NOTE: During the Plague Year of 2020 GA will be held every week or two on Zoom. To find out the exact time a date get on the Occupy Oakland email list my sending an email to: occupyoakland-subscribe@lists.riseup.net   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 … Continued
“Sir! No Sir!” Film Screening On on GI Resistance to end the Vietnam War 6:00 pm
“Sir! No Sir!” Film Screening On on GI Resistance to end the Vietnam War @ Revolution Books
Jul 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come to Revolution Books at 2444 Durant Ave for an in-person event. We invite everyone who is sickened by the US government and what it has done to people all over the planet and to people here, everyone who refuses to join in the orgy of July 4 flag waving and patriotism, to come to Revolution Books for an Anti-July 4 screening and discussion of the powerful film “SIR! NO SIR!” by David Zeiger. This film tells the true story of the powerful anti-war movement which emerged inside the US … Continued
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Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Zoom Meeting
Jul 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Zoom Meeting | Oakland | California | United States
 Because of the COVID pandemic we will be meeting virtually via Zoom on the first Monday of the month. Because of Labor Day I guess we will be meeting on September 13th instead of September 6th, not that many folks leave town these days because of the Delta variant. If you wish to get the specifics please subscribe to the Oscar Grant Committee mailing list by sending an email to: oscargrantcommittee-subscribe@lists.riseup.net The Oscar Grant Committee Against Police Brutality & State Repression (OGC) is a grassroots democratic organization that was formed … Continued
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Deadline for Democracy Rally to Demand Voting Rights Now! 6:00 pm
Deadline for Democracy Rally to Demand Voting Rights Now! @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Follow all and any current COVID guidelines Deadline for Democrary Rally in Oakland Why: To demand passage of S.1 For the People Act for national voting rights & protections Where: Oscar Grant / Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94705 When: Wednesday, July 7 @ 6:00 PM PT MORE INFO: https://secure.everyaction.com/yXLjVmke5Ue3DTWYsr8zBQ2 We’ll be joined by Janani Ramachandran – social justice lawyer, activist and artist, currently running to represent the central East Bay in the State Assembly and other speakers. Calling all warriors for justice! We are at … Continued
Ella Baker July Member Meeting 6:00 pm
Ella Baker July Member Meeting @ Online
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Ella Baker July Member Meeting @ Online
Register Here Learn what we are up to and how to get involved with our campaigns as well as upcoming events. Join us as we highlight the Alameda County power structures and the effects it has on our communities. We will be doing an overview of the Alameda County government and how you can make an impact. 69147
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Prisons and Alternatives to Harm 12:00 pm
Prisons and Alternatives to Harm @ Online
Jul 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The final class in our “What is Abolition?” series will take a look at the prison system and the conditions that prisoners face, as well as looking at alternatives to dealing with harm. Do prisons actually change people’s behaviors? Or reduce harm? What are alternative ways that we can address interpersonal harm? What is transformative justice? Join this discussion hosted by the EBDSA Political Education Committee and the Racial Solidarity Committee and explore these questions with your DSA comrades. Check here for readings and videos Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82412610160?pwd=NFNUU09WTHhTTGVCYSs1M2xMRlBqUT09 Meeting … Continued
Prisons and Alternatives to Harm – DSA 12:00 pm
Prisons and Alternatives to Harm – DSA @ Online
Jul 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
RSVP The final class in our “What is Abolition?” series will take a look at the prison system and the conditions that prisoners face, as well as looking at alternatives to dealing with harm. Do prisons actually change people’s behaviors? Or reduce harm? What are alternative ways that we can address interpersonal harm? What is transformative justice? Join this discussion hosted by the EBDSA Political Education Committee and the Racial Solidarity Committee and explore these questions with your DSA comrades. Readings + Videos to come!   Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82412610160?pwd=NFNUU09WTHhTTGVCYSs1M2xMRlBqUT09 … Continued
Reimagine Safety Community Celebration & Caravan 1:00 pm
Reimagine Safety Community Celebration & Caravan @ Lake Merritt
Jul 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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Group Discussion: The Communist Manifesto. 10:30 am
Group Discussion: The Communist Manifesto. @ Online
Jul 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Group Discussion: The Communist Manifesto. We will go through this foundational work of Marxism reading selective paragraphs  with ample opportunity for discussion after each selection. Be prepared to voice, and defend, your views! Our discussion will be led by ICSS member Gene Ruyle. In preparation, please re-read the Manifesto itself, and if there are particular passages you want the group to consider, please send the full text of those passages to <cuylerluyle@mac.com> by Saturday morning so they can be included – and bring your own copy to our Zoom meeting … Continued
A Short History of Green Unionism: Sunflower Alliance Meeting 1:00 pm
A Short History of Green Unionism: Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Online
Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Gifford Hartman will speak about exemplary moments in labor history that help us imagine possibilities for breaking the current jobs vs. climate-and-community impasse.  For one example: the actions of the petrochemical workers at Porto Marghera in Italy, whose struggles from the 1960s to the 1980s arguably made them the world’s first worker-ecologists:  “They fought against the bosses, but also against the destruction of the workers’ health and environmental contamination.”   (For a deeper dive, see this subtitled documentary: Porto Maghera: The Last Firebrands.) To get the Zoom link, RSVP to action@sunflower-alliance.org.69154
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jul 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
NOTE: During the Plague Year of 2020 GA will be held every week or two on Zoom. To find out the exact time a date get on the Occupy Oakland email list my sending an email to: occupyoakland-subscribe@lists.riseup.net   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 … Continued
Green Sunday: US-China Relations and the New Cold War             5:00 pm
Green Sunday: US-China Relations and the New Cold War             @ Online
Jul 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
US-China Relations and the New Cold War             K.J Noh – Understanding US-China Relations in the Current Historical Moment  From dealing with Covid, to mitigating global climate change, to managing global economic shifts, the most important factor determining the outcome of these critical issues is the nature of US-China relations.  Yet, the US is clearly on a path towards conflict with China–“the US is already in the foothills of a cold war”, according to Kissinger–while analyses and news about this critical relationship in the MSM is saturated with misinformation, disinformation, … Continued
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Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Jul 12 @ 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
Guerrilla Projection: Arts To Defund Line 3 8:45 pm
Guerrilla Projection: Arts To Defund Line 3 @ Chase Bank
Jul 12 @ 8:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Event by San Francisco Projection Department Facebook Event: https://fb.me/e/4t46Ou4lV Join us for one hour: GUERRILLA PROJECTIONS: SF Projection Dept will project Defund Line 3 art on Chase Bank. POP-UP ART SHOW: Outdoor gallery opening gala exhibit of Defund Line 3 art by 11 artists featured in the Defund Line 3 Poster Art Newspaper. STREET MURAL: Help paint a street mural with non-toxic clay and tempera paint. MUSIC: songs by 1000 Grandmothers and other special guests. POSTER ART DISTRO: Come pick up some poster art to put up, display or make … Continued
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Red Square: Transit for the People 6:30 pm
Red Square: Transit for the People @ Online
Jul 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
 Be it via car, bus, train, or bike, everyone uses some form of transportation as a daily part of their lives. But how does this connect to socialism, class struggle, and racial justice? RSVP Join the People’s Transit Alliance and Political Education to learn about how public transportation is an important site for socialist organizing. From public transit’s role as a unionized labor sector to its crucial position as a tool in the fight for ecosocialism and collective struggle, it’s clear that the stakes of how we move around where … Continued
Cancel This Book: The Progressive Case Against Cancel Culture 7:00 pm
Cancel This Book: The Progressive Case Against Cancel Culture @ Online
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
In his new book, Cancel This Book, longtime activist and labor lawyer Dan Kovalik argues that cancel culture is entirely mean-spirited, a danger to progressive movement building, and serves only the interests of the extremely powerful. Getting people fired or socially ostracizing them because they ran afoul of the ever-changing language norms or made a simple mistake is a strategy that hands more power to bosses and authority figures. While It may make the accusers feel good, it is destructive,“  Kovalik insists. CANCEL THIS BOOK argues not just for an end to … Continued
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DECARCERATE ALAMEDA COUNTY 6:00 pm
DECARCERATE ALAMEDA COUNTY @ Online
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
We meet virtually on zoom on the second Wednesday of every month from 6-7:30pm. These meetings are open to the public. The content of our meetings span from trainings, campaign updates, teach-ins, debates, roundtable discussions, etc. Click below to join the meeting or use this link: https://zoom.us/j/96555663590 2021 General Meeting Dates: February 10, March 10, April 14, May 12, June 9, July 14, August 11, September 8, October 13, November 10, December 868799
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ online
Jul 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ online
We will probably meet online in September due to Covid, as we did in August, although it is possible we will meet in-person at the OMNI Commons, as we have in the past before the pandemic, and did in July, assuming it is open and available. Please email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to get up-to-date location information or 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. … Continued
Green New Deal Committee Monthly Meeting – DSA 6:45 pm
Green New Deal Committee Monthly Meeting – DSA @ Online
Jul 14 @ 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.69156
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 Take To The Streets for Civilian Climate Corps 2:00 pm
 Take To The Streets for Civilian Climate Corps @ Senator Feinstein's SF Office
Jul 15 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
What: Rally at Sen. Feinstein’s offices On July 15th, Sunrise Movement is leading a protest to put the heat on Sen. Feinstein for her inaction on the climate crisis. Californians will come together to rally outside Feinsten’s offices at three different locations. Can you join the rally in downtown San Francisco to demand a bold and equity-based Civilian Climate Corps? Organizers from Extinction Rebellion SF Bay are collaborating with Sunrise to help fill roles for the action. If you’d like to get involved with planning or support in any way, … Continued
California Doughnut Economics Coalition Book Group – All We Can Save 6:00 pm
California Doughnut Economics Coalition Book Group – All We Can Save @ Online
Jul 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Are you hungry for deeper dialogue about the climate crisis and building community around solutions? We are too. A group of us at California Doughnut Economics Coalition are reading All We Can Save — it’s a book club! The book club helps us build on our doughnut economics foundation, further connect the (social & ecological) dots, and think more like a 21st-century economist. We want to extend the invite to all. About Book Club: A unique opportunity to read and share some information and inspirational conversation on important issues. The book club is an unbiased … Continued
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Stop Line 3 Protest at US Army COE Office 11:30 am
Stop Line 3 Protest at US Army COE Office
Jul 16 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
What: To protest Biden’s inaction on Line 3 and demand that he and the Army Corp of Engineers revoke the permit now.   Where: Phillip Burton Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse This is being organized by a coalition of Bay Area climate justice activists. Come help us bring the message to Biden and the Corp that it is time to Stop Line 3! RSVP & info on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/2PsKW4Fgi 69171
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Good Trouble: Candlelight Vigil for Democracy 8:00 pm
Good Trouble: Candlelight Vigil for Democracy @ Entrance is on Martin Luther King
Jul 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
America is at a crossroads. Six months have passed since the failed attack on our nation and our democracy on January 6th. Since that day, anti-voter laws have been passed in states all over the country and the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent rulings have made clear that it will not act to protect the sacred right to vote. This summer, Congressional districts risk being redrawn in a way that will allow politicians to choose their voters – rather than the voters fairly choosing who represents them. We have reached an … Continued
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Is the US preparing for war with China in the South China Sea? 10:30 am
Is the US preparing for war with China in the South China Sea?
Jul 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Secretary Blinken has recently asserted that conflict in the South China Sea (SCS) between the Philippines and China could justify US war against China, due to a mutual defense treaty. This pronouncement comes as the US rallies its allies to form a bloc against China, escalates economic war, and heightens rhetoric against China. This presentation will explain: * Why the SCS–and the Phillipines–are critical to US global geostrategy * The SCS arbitral tribunal decision that the US claims as justification for Phillipine claims * The history & context of the … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jul 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
NOTE: During the Plague Year of 2020 GA will be held every week or two on Zoom. To find out the exact time a date get on the Occupy Oakland email list my sending an email to: occupyoakland-subscribe@lists.riseup.net   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 … Continued
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All Out To Stop Privatization Of Howard Terminal: Port Workers & Community Unite 1:00 pm
All Out To Stop Privatization Of Howard Terminal: Port Workers & Community Unite @ Oscar Grant Plaza Amphiteater
Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Come to rally just before city council: July 20th, 2021 1pm PST Oakland City Hall Oscar Grant Plaza , 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland CA Get on speakers list for city council meeting by contacting: committeeforlaborparty(at)gmail.com or For a Mass Labor Party in the USA @masslaborpartyusa on Facebook and Twitter https://www.facebook.com/masslaborpartyusa/ https://foramasslaborparty.wordpress.com On July 20th, 2021, Oakland City Council will take a vote on Oakland Athletics proposal for the development of a baseball stadium and accompanying condominium complex in the current Howard Terminal and connecting area to Jack London Square. … Continued
What Can We Do About Voter Suppression & The Threat To Democracy? Activists Respond. 1:00 pm
What Can We Do About Voter Suppression & The Threat To Democracy? Activists Respond. @ Online
Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tuesday, July 20, 1 PM, SF Gray Panther Meeting What Can We Do About Voter Suppression & The Threat To Democracy? Activists Respond. This year 17 states have enacted 28 new laws to make it harder for people to vote. There have been nearly 400 voter suppression bills introduced in 48 states. What does this mean for our democracy? And what can we do or should we do about it? Find out from a panel of Bay Area activists. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86273983265; Meeting ID: 862 7398 3265; call in: 1 669 … Continued
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Policing in the Era of Big Data 8:00 am
Policing in the Era of Big Data @ Online
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
REGISTER: [Click here] In the age of algorithms and informatics, law enforcement agencies across the country have turned to data-driven programs to help fight crime. But what happens when such programs infringe on civil rights, amplify racial biases or become abusive? And how can journalists hold those agencies accountable while detailing the steep human costs for those targeted? In this webinar, 2021 Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporters Kathleen McGrory and Neil Bedi will explain how they unearthed a secretive policing operation in Florida that used data to harass residents and profile … Continued
UC Regents Public Assembly 8:00 am
UC Regents Public Assembly
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
UC Regents Public Assembly
The Coalition for a Truly Public UC is a group of students, staff, faculty, and community members calling for justice and a truly public University of California. We come together as a group with the understanding that, although each of our respective struggles has its own unique details and dynamics, they are ultimately all rooted in the same foundation. In that spirit, we are uniting our efforts to expose and fight against the ongoing privatization of the University of California system, and accompanying exploitation of working class people in the … Continued
BAAQMD Refinery PM Regulation Vote 8:30 am
BAAQMD Refinery PM Regulation Vote @ Online
Jul 21 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING: WHERE Join Zoom call with option for public speaking here.  Update:  After an hour of staff presentations, questions from the Board of Directors, and 5 1/2 hours of impassioned public testimony, the Board lost its quorum and the clock ran out on the scheduled June vote on BAAQMD’s Rule 6-5.  It has been continued to July 21st at 8:30 AM.  There will be further opportunity for public comment, but those comments will be limited to 30 seconds, and only if you didn’t speak at the June 2nd meeting. … Continued
Speculative Nonfiction: Re-writing Law in an Interdependent World 12:30 pm
Speculative Nonfiction: Re-writing Law in an Interdependent World @ Online
Jul 21 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Speculative Nonfiction: Re-writing Law in an Interdependent World @ Online
  RSVP (scroll down) If you love sci-fi, fantasy, and other speculative fiction, chances are you love futuristic world-building and supernatural elements. What if we made more space for daydreaming, re-imaginings, and inventions in the real world? If our systems of law and property were designed around a flawed worldview of separation and dominance, then what does it look like if we rebuild them on a foundation of interdependence? Bring your imagination! Sustainable Economies Law Center staff, interns, and partners will share about our on-the-ground work and visions for the … Continued
Views from An Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body 1:00 pm
Views from An Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body @ Online
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Thirty years since the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, awareness of disability rights, advocacy, and visibility has increased, yet there is still a long way to go toward equality and understanding. Examining the complexities of disability issues with wisdom, humor, and honesty, author and disability advocate Rebekah Taussig offers a roadmap for broadening our awareness and expanding our understanding to help build a more inclusive world. Growing up as a paralyzed girl in the 1990s and early 2000s, Rebekah saw disability depicted as something monstrous (The Hunchback of … Continued
Anti Police-Terror Project 7:00 pm
Anti Police-Terror Project @ Online
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Anti Police-Terror Project @ Online
Community, Oakland’s police budget was increased yet again, but $18 million that the mayor would have given to the cops were reallocated because of our collective organizing. We have a lot more work to do to reach our goal of defunding OPD by 50%, but the tide is finally starting to turn with Oakland beginning to build its investment in violence prevention and alternatives to policing. Join us tomorrow Wednesday, July 21 for our monthly virtual general meeting to learn more, and to hear what’s next in our fight to … Continued
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Fukushima, The Pandemic & Olympics On The Opening Of the Olympics 7:00 pm
Fukushima, The Pandemic & Olympics On The Opening Of the Olympics @ Online
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Register 7/23 Fukushima, The Pandemic & Olympics On The Opening Of the Olympics http://www.laborfest.net July 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm PST free The plans by the International Olympic Committee and the Japanese Suga government to go ahead with the Olympics in the middle of a pandemic could create a new virus according to Japanese scientists. It also takes place with the government threatening to release over 1 million tons of radioactive water from Fukushima into the Pacific Ocean and the failure to remove the melted nuclear rods from … Continued
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Medicare for All March in San Francisco 10:00 am
Medicare for All March in San Francisco
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    March for Medicare for All in San Francisco! CPA invites you join progressive organizations throughout the Bay Area for Medicare for All March in San Francisco this Saturday, July 24th. There are over 40 Medicare for All Marches in cities across the country that we stand in solidarity with for national day of action. As we continue to fight the worst healthcare crisis in a century, Americans still suffer from an inefficient and unsustainable healthcare system. Experts have long said universal, single-payer healthcare would save thousands of lives … Continued
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Degrowth 4:30 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Degrowth
Jul 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Degrowth
Assuming it is open, we will be meeting in-person at our old haunt, the OMNI, and, as an experiment, with a Zoom live link for those who can’t be there physically.  Check back here a few days before the event to insure the availability of the OMNI, otherwise we will meet again solely online. Due to the exponential growth of Delta COVID in Alameda County we will still be meeting online in July.  The August meeting may be held dually online and at the OMNI Commons. Stay tuned! Email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com … Continued
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San Francisco Caravan: End the U.S. Blockade of Cuba – U.S. Hands Off Cuba! 11:30 am
San Francisco Caravan: End the U.S. Blockade of Cuba – U.S. Hands Off Cuba!
Jul 25 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
San Francisco Caravan: End the U.S. Blockade of Cuba - U.S. Hands Off Cuba!
Where: Gathering at 1875 Marin Street, San Francisco Hosted by: ANSWER Coalition – Bay Area, Cuba and Venezuela Solidarity Committee, Bay Area Saving Lives Campaign + Venceremos Brigade – Bay Area We hope your organization can endorse and take part in this important mobilization. For endorsements and any questions you can email answer [at] answersf.org or call 415-821-6545 We ask that you also help us publicize the caravan. We will have plenty of signs to share. You are welcome to bring your own as well. For 60 plus years, Cuba has remained … Continued
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jul 25 @ 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
4/29/2018  start date   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 … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jul 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
NOTE: During the Plague Year of 2020 GA will be held every week or two on Zoom. To find out the exact time a date get on the Occupy Oakland email list my sending an email to: occupyoakland-subscribe@lists.riseup.net   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 … Continued
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Winning and Sustaining Police-free Schools: Lessons from the Freedom Side 11:00 am
Winning and Sustaining Police-free Schools: Lessons from the Freedom Side @ Online
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Register During this virtual panel we will learn from movement organizers who are leading the way toward holistically safe schools to understand the themes emerging across North America when it comes to implementing policies and practices that are truly about police-free schools and the call for abolition. To be on the freedom side means that schools are rid of all forms of policing, recognizing its oppressive origins. We will identify and discuss how to eliminate new threats and challenges that are emerging at the local, state, and federal levels. Lastly, … Continued
Counting Crime: Racial Politics of Crime Data and How It’s Used 2:00 pm
Counting Crime: Racial Politics of Crime Data and How It’s Used @ Online
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Counting Crime: Racial Politics of Crime Data and How It's Used @ Online
Politicians, pundits, and mainstream media are claiming crime is going up and some are blaming defund the police campaigns. But how we measure crime is a socially constructed, political process and more data literacy on this topic can be useful in this political moment. In this educational lecture we will learn about some of the history of counting crime during the post-Emancipation period, who has pushed for crime data to be collected, some of the major data sources (including the samples and methods), and how crime data is deployed for … Continued
DSA Night School: Electoral Politics for Marxist Dummies 6:30 pm
DSA Night School: Electoral Politics for Marxist Dummies
Jul 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Come meet up with comrades at our first in-person night school since the pandemic. We’re exploring electoral politics and socialist governance. Reading Colin Hays survey of differing Marxist analyses of the State, a piece on Sewer Socialism, and an excerpt from “Outsider in the White House.” Readings: Marxism and the State The Socialist Party and the Union in Milwaukee Socialism in One City Optional: Philly DA RSVP69184
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EFF Fireside Chat: Founders Edition 5:00 pm
EFF Fireside Chat: Founders Edition @ Online
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Register When EFF was founded on July 10, 1990, the early Internet was an extraordinary place burgeoning with possibilities. But for all the joy, creativity, and togetherness that this technology would help bring, EFF took root because even from those early days it was clear that powerful new digital tools could be used to hurt as well as to heal. Join us for a live discussion and Q&A with EFF founders and early leaders: Esther Dyson, John Gilmore, Mitch Kapor, and Steve Wozniak. At this very special final EFF30 Fireside Chat, hear about EFF’s … Continued
Medicare for All Committee Meeting – DSA 6:00 pm
Medicare for All Committee Meeting – DSA @ Online
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
For our monthly meeting in July, the M4A committee will be watching “The Healthcare Divide.” The 54-minute film investigates the growing inequities in US healthcare exposed by COVID-19. Corporate greed is widening the divide between rich and poor hospitals, endangering care for the working class. Discussion, meeting, and action plan to follow. Join our group chat to RSVP and get involved. www.kutt.it/movienight Please RSVP here for the zoom link.  69157
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CJJC’s 10th Anniversary Event 6:00 pm
CJJC’s 10th Anniversary Event @ Online
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join Causa Justa :: Just Cause for our 10th Anniversary Virtual Event, Connect. Rise. Create: Celebrating Our Legacies, Forging Our Future. Celebrate 10 years of CJJC’s victories and growth and say farewell to our Executive Director Vanessa Moses as she transitions from CJJC after 15 years of leadership! Join community members, political leaders, and social justice organizers to enjoy a lively conversation with CJJC leaders past, present, and future, along with video tributes and special performances!69204
PLASTIC POLICY ROADMAP TO REBOUND: LEGISLATION FOR A PLASTIC-FREE FUTURE 6:00 pm
PLASTIC POLICY ROADMAP TO REBOUND: LEGISLATION FOR A PLASTIC-FREE FUTURE @ Online
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
RSVP Despite the many setbacks fueled by the plastics industry during the pandemic to halt forward momentum around reuse and reduction efforts, dozens of groundbreaking plastics policies have pushed through, sparking much hope in real solutions. With plastic production expected to grow 30% in the next five years, strong and comprehensive legislation that focuses on key issues in plastic and recycling industries is critical for historical and urgent shifts. Join the Ecology Center and a cadre of plastics policy experts, leaders, and organizers for an informative and encouraging overview of … Continued
Follow the Money 7:00 pm
Follow the Money @ Online
Jul 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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Fossil Free Bay Area Summit 9:00 am
Fossil Free Bay Area Summit @ Online
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Picture a Bay Area free of fossil fuel infrastructure —no refineries, drilling, or tankers. Join the Climate Emergency Mobilization Task Force to find out why that’s so crucial, and what we need to do to make it happen. This is part of the second series of virtual summits hosted by the Climate Emergency Mobilization Task Force, to be held on the third Friday of each month. The Fossil Fuel Free Bay Area summit will include presentations and discussion of strategies to: Reduce particulate matter (PM2.5) emissions Stop pollution in low … Continued
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The People’s Transit Alliance 1:00 pm
The People’s Transit Alliance @ Snow Park
Jul 31 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The DSA People’s Transit Alliance will be hosting our first in person social on August 31st from 1-4 PM at Snow Park, right next to Lake Merritt. Come spend the afternoon with us as we chop it up about socialism, transit, and enjoy a sunny summer afternoon. And yes… there will be snacks! We hope to see you there! RSVP69202
Gavin Keep the Promise! – Health Care for All 2:00 pm
Gavin Keep the Promise! – Health Care for All @ Lake Merritt
Jul 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Flyer Health Care is a Human Right!  Join other single payer supporters at in Oakland at Lake Merritt Amphitheater,  on Medicare’s 56th birthday to call on Governor Newsom to deliver state single payer. We are looking for advocates to come and engage with the public to build pressure on the Governor to keep his campaign promise to being single payer to California.  Informational materials will be provided.  Please join us! Check our event post for the most up to date information. Contact Pat Snyder patsnydr@gmail.com if you can be there … Continued
Film: Fists of Freedom: The Story of the ’68 Summer Games 6:00 pm
Film: Fists of Freedom: The Story of the ’68 Summer Games @ Revolution Books
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Film Showing & Discussion Fists of Freedom: The Story of the ’68 Summer Games At the Olympics in 1968, US sprinters Tommy Smith and John Carlos, medalists in the 200-meter race, raised their fists on the victory stand in defiance of the oppression of Black people and of people everywhere, inspiring people across the planet who were rising up. But the authorities forced them out of the Olympics and viciously hounded them. They were harassed for years and had difficulty finding work. The third person on the victory stand, Peter … Continued