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6:30 pm Author Talk: “Shut It Down: Stories from a Fierce, Loving Resistance,” @ The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics
Author Talk: “Shut It Down: Stories from a Fierce, Loving Resistance,” @ The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Author Lisa Fithian on New Book: “Shut It Down Stories from a Fierce, Loving Resistance” Doors open at 6:30pm. Event begins at 7pm. Our dear friend and long time direct action organizer Lisa Fithian has released a new book, called “Shut It Down Stories from a Fierce, Loving Resistance,” and we’re excited to host her in the Bay Area. Details on the book: For decades, Lisa Fithian’s work as an advocate for civil disobedience and nonviolent direct action has put her on the frontlines of change. Described by Mother Jones … Continued
7:00 pm Socialist Night School: The Last General Strike @ East Bay Community Space
Socialist Night School: The Last General Strike @ East Bay Community Space
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A general strike is a strike action that includes a large part of the total labor force in a city, region, or country. General strikes are characterized by the participation of workers in a multitude of workplaces, and tend to involve entire communities. The idea of the general strike is powerful precisely because a massive and persistent withdrawal of labor can bring a capitalist city or even an entire economy to a halt. The last general strike in the United States occurred here in the East Bay in 1946. One … Continued