10:00 am California Public Banking Alliance (CPBA) – Webinar @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
California Public Banking Alliance (CPBA) – Webinar @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Register here Public Banking is on the move in California and across the country! Last year, California passed a groundbreaking law that allows for the creation of up to 10 local/regional banks, and there is a growing effort here to create the first statewide public bank in over 100 years. In addition, US Representatives Rashida Tlaib (MI) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY) have introduced the Federal Public Banking Act, which would foster the creation of public banks across the country by establishing national guidelines and ways to finance them. The California … Continued
11:00 am Saturday Virtual Dialogues: Creating a Call-in Culture @ Online
Saturday Virtual Dialogues: Creating a Call-in Culture @ Online
Jan 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
This space is to support the difficult emotional work of dismantling white supremacy within ourselves and our communities in order to fortify our hearts, minds, and bodies to continue to show up for racial justice. We will provide opportunities to explore internal barriers that are holding us back from living out our desire to work for racial justice and practice how to deeply listen to each other to create a culture that supports calling people into the movement from a place of love. We utilize large group and small group … Continued
12:00 pm Rally For United Front Against Fascist Movement & For Labor Party @ Federal Bldg
Rally For United Front Against Fascist Movement & For Labor Party @ Federal Bldg
Jan 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
UFCLP Statement on the Storming of the Congress: Don’t be Shocked, Organize! Workers’ United Front against Fascism! https://foramasslaborparty.wordpress.com/2021/01/06/ufclp-statement-on-the-storming-of-the-congress-dont-be-shocked-organize-workers-united-front-against-fascism/?fbclid=IwAR0CwekQPkusgb_otfOVoKNbf3ucUgCc4y3pSTynN_Ucj47h6lWwIDmR_fA Fascists marching with a Dixie flag into the Capitol, Washington DC Fascist Trump supporters demanded that Trump be declared president again, even though he lost the popular vote. An all-white regiment of men armed to their teeth marched into DC and stormed Congress to stage an outright coup. The photos taken from the scene of the crime speak volumes. The aggressors meant business; they were carrying automatic guns, ropes and handcuffs to … Continued
1:00 pm Book Talk: Women and the Legacy of Imperialism in the Pacific @ Online
Book Talk: Women and the Legacy of Imperialism in the Pacific @ Online
Jan 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
At the southern end of the Japanese archipelago lies Okinawa, host to a vast complex of U.S. military bases. A legacy of World War II, these bases have been a fraught issue for decades—with tensions exacerbated by the often volatile relationship between islanders and the military, especially after the brutal rape of a 12-year-old girl by three servicemen in 1995. In Night in the American Village, Akemi Johnson takes readers deep into the “border towns” surrounding the bases—a world where cultural and political fault lines compel individuals, both Japanese and … Continued
4:30 pm Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: The Complexity Blog Symposium @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: The Complexity Blog Symposium @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 9 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
We’ll meet via Zoom. Email email@example.com for the invite. For our January meeting we’ll be reading the entries in the Edge of Chaos blog symposium, orchestrated by Beth Plutchak. The symposium is available as single .pdf accessible and downloadable here. 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, The Deficit Myth, and Revenge Capitalism. Join us – all are welcome!68413