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6:30 pm Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ Omni Commons
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ Omni Commons
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ Omni Commons
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 “pre-crime” and “thought-crime,” spy drones, facial recognition, police body camera secrecy, anti-transparency laws and requirements for “backdoors” to cellphones, 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 draft and push for privacy legislation for City Councils, at the County level, and in Sacramento. We advocate … Continued
7:00 pm APTP Monthly Membership Meeting @ EastSide Arts Alliance
APTP Monthly Membership Meeting @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
APTP meets the third Wednesday of every month. Join us to find out how you can get involved. This space is wheelchair accessible. Please contact us for any additional accessibility questions or concerns.67310
7:30 pm JEFFREY STERLING AND DANIEL ELLSBERG – Truth and Consequences with Norman Solomon @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
JEFFREY STERLING AND DANIEL ELLSBERG – Truth and Consequences with Norman Solomon @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
This important discussion between two major American whisteblowers will focus on the urgent need to end unaccountable government power. Daniel Ellsberg is an American activist and former United States military analyst formerly employed by the RAND Corporation. He precipitated a national political controversy in 1971 when he released the Pentagon Papers, a top-secret Pentagon study of the U.S. government decision-making in relation to the Vietnam War, to The New York Times and other newspapers. In1973, Ellsberg was charged under the Espionage Act  along with other charges of theft and conspiracy, carrying a total maximum sentence of 115 years. Due to governmental misconduct and illegal … Continued