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6:00 pm Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance General Meeting @ Omni Commons
Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance General Meeting @ Omni Commons
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bay Area Landless Peoples Alliance: Regional meeting of landless activists of the San Francisco Bay Area65092
7:00 pm Defending Democracy in Brazil: The Rise of the Far-Right @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Defending Democracy in Brazil: The Rise of the Far-Right @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
On Oct. 28, 2018, the far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro was elected as Brazil’s next president. Bolsonaro is a retired military officer who pines for the days of Brazil’s military dictatorship and openly advocates torture and murder of political opponents. Please join us for a discussion on this topic with veteran socialist organizer and founding member of PSOL in Brazil, Pedro Fuentes. We’ll talk about the factors leading to Bolsonaro’s rise, the threat his movement poses, and how socialists can fight back. We’ll also discuss the connection between Bolsonaro and the … Continued
7:30 pm How to Read a Protest: The Art of Organizing and Resistance @ Pegasus Bookstore
How to Read a Protest: The Art of Organizing and Resistance @ Pegasus Bookstore
Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
L.A. Kauffman discusses How to Read a Protest: The Art of Organizing and Resistance When millions of people took to the streets for the 2017 Women’s Marches, there was an unmistakable air of uprising, a sense that these marches were launching a powerful new movement to resist a dangerous presidency. But the work that protests do often can’t be seen in the moment. It feels empowering to march, and record numbers of Americans have joined anti-Trump demonstrations, but when and why does marching matter? What exactly do protests do, and how do … Continued