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10:00 am The Sixth Annual Howard Zinn Book Fair – Strike! Discovering Our Power @ City College of San Francisco - Mission Campus
The Sixth Annual Howard Zinn Book Fair – Strike! Discovering Our Power @ City College of San Francisco - Mission Campus
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Sixth Annual Howard Zinn Book Fair - Strike! Discovering Our Power @ City College of San Francisco - Mission Campus
The 6th Annual Howard Zinn Book Fair! The fair draws upon the legacy of legendary historian and activist Howard Zinn by gathering together over 60 publishers, booksellers, zinesters and community groups and dozens of author readings, panel discussions and workshops, all to explore the ways people can take collective action to build a better future. The HZBF has become an invaluable annual event for left political culture in the San Francisco Bay Area and this year will feature over 50 author readings and panel discussions (each 90 minutes long!) on … Continued
10:30 am Bitcoin and crypto currencies @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Bitcoin and crypto currencies @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Dec 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library Bitcoin and crypto currencies Bitcoin showed the world that there can be a decentralized alternative to existing nation-state fiat currencies. People anywhere in the world can send and receive any amount of money, nearly for free, with no middlemen that can censor their transactions. Come learn about the history of crypto currencies, and the benefits they offer to society compared to the systems we have today. This talk is geared towards those new to crypto currencies who are interested in the separation of money … Continued
12:30 pm Sunflower Alliance @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Sunflower Alliance @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Dec 8 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Sunflower Alliance Meeting Please join us for our regular Sunday meeting of the Sunflower Alliance. We welcome newcomers, old friends, and regulars to hear updates on current campaigns and discuss future plans. We need your participation and your voice! Come early to hang out and enjoy a potluck lunch 12:30 PM potluck lunch 1 – 3 PM meeting   67459
1:00 pm East Bay DSA General Meeting @ Omni Commons
East Bay DSA General Meeting @ Omni Commons
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
East Bay DSA’s bimonthly general meetings (GMs) include deliberation and voting on member-submitted resolutions, member announcements, reports from our committees, and more. Volunteering at the GM is lively, easy, and low-commitment, and hugely benefits the meetings and thus our internal democracy. If you intend to come and would like to volunteer, let us know here. Use this form, too, if you have child supervision or accessibility needs, including the need for an ASL interpreter. With our new regular schedule, member-submitted resolutions will be accepted on a rolling basis. Please email … Continued
3:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Dec 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 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 the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph.  If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 3:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  (Note: we meet at 3:00 PM … Continued
4:00 pm Emory Douglas and Jeff Haas: Honoring Fred Hampton
Emory Douglas and Jeff Haas: Honoring Fred Hampton
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Join Jeff Haas & Emory Douglas and the Freedom Archives for this Howard Zinn Book Fair event! 50 years ago Chicago police with FBI support raided Black Panther Fred Hampton’s Chicago apartment assassinating him and Mark Clark and injuring 4 others. Attorney Jeff Haas exposes the conspiracy behind the execution in this updated book. Emory Douglas, then Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, will also join us.67315
7:00 pm Slingshot new volunteer meeting / article brainstorm for issue #131 @ Longhaul
Slingshot new volunteer meeting / article brainstorm for issue #131 @ Longhaul
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kick-off meeting to create Slingshot issue #131. Slingshot is an independent radical newspaper published in Berkeley since 1988. * Brainstorm articles for next issue * Discussion forum for your article ideas * Orientation on how you can submit articles, art, photographs * Help us discuss our audience and themes for the next issue * Discuss fundraising and distribution * Your chance to comment on Slingshot Everyone is welcome. Issue #131 is due out in early 2020 Deadline for Issue #131 is January 1, 202067481