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10:30 am Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Niebyl Proctor Library
May 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sun, May 12 Turkey at the cross roads of imperialism Turkey is struggling to find a new and better position in the world while fascism erodes the economy, human rights, freedom of press and all opposition.  New “elections” on March 31 is only a sham as mounting evidence of corruption piles.  Turkey has lost on Syria, a quagmire it planned on winning big with the bog guys.  As Turkey oscillates between European Union, the USA and Russia, it finds itself more and more irrelevant.  Contrary to the big plans of becoming a leader in … Continued
1:00 pm Socialism: An American Story (Sneak Preview + Q&A) @ New Parkway Theater
Socialism: An American Story (Sneak Preview + Q&A) @ New Parkway Theater
May 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
  ~~~~~THE FILM~~~~~~ A feature-length documentary about the history and resurgence of socialism in America. Socialism: an American Story (socialismmovie.com) features the stories of ordinary Americans across the United States. From a Marine veteran turned socialist legislator, to a teacher on strike, to the son of Cuban immigrants organizing to free deportees, today’s surging interest in socialism manifests across demographics. Through their stories and a historical road trip through the old socialist hub of Wisconsin, we learn what a uniquely American form of socialism might look like. Two years ago, 13 … Continued
1:00 pm Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
May 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Please join us for our regular biweekly meeting of the Sunflower Alliance.  We’ll discuss ongoing campaigns and future plans and identify upcoming actions we can take to fight fossil fuels and work for a just and sustainable world.  Old friends and newcomers are equally welcome.  We need your participation and your voice!   66460
3:00 pm Intro to Marxism – Marx on the US Civil War (Pt.2)
Intro to Marxism – Marx on the US Civil War (Pt.2)
May 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for part 2 of Marx on the US Civil War! This class was created with the intention of bringing in folks who are unfamiliar with Marx. Come through! Here is the handout from the previous class: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DpOmmMkhyrzYxNQXIuonwi3To93v2RJnJsRdUArFLNU/edit?usp=sharing Note: The meeting space is up a flight of stairs.66495
4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
May 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 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 4:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland. (Note: we tend … Continued
5:00 pm Green Sunday: the state of rule of law and the role of precedent in our federal courts? @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Green Sunday: the state of rule of law and the role of precedent in our federal courts? @ Niebyl Proctor Library
May 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
What is the state of rule of law and the role of precedent in our federal courts? With the appointment of Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, the United States Supreme Court accelerates the federal courts’ return to early 20th century jurisprudence on legal disputes long considered settled concerning labor rights, women’s rights, minority rights, and proportional electoral power. For example, last year’s Janus vs. AFSCME decision overturned over four decades of precedent that public employees must pay fees to unions to cover the costs of collective bargaining. Eduard Meleshinsky … Continued