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11:00 am Climate Activists Show Up for Essential Workers @ Mosswood Park
Climate Activists Show Up for Essential Workers @ Mosswood Park
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join Sunflower Alliance, the Sunrise Movement, and other climate activists to support workers at the Oakland Telegraph Ave. MacDonald’s, who have been on strike since May demanding PPE, sick pay, hazard pay and social distancing. The workers report that they were asked to wear dog diapers for PPE,  that they got no sick pay when they were sick and thought they had COVID, and that the store was not enforcing social distancing. Of the 33 workers, 12 ended up getting COVID and 31 of them are now on strike. See news … Continued
12:00 pm Strike for Black Health and Vitality @ Highland Hospital
Strike for Black Health and Vitality @ Highland Hospital
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join workers walking out for Black Health and Vitality! Black healthcare workers, patients, and communities are on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even before the pandemic, mismanagement of our public hospital system was depriving workers of access to vital resources and proper staffing. Unequal health outcomes for Black patients continue to pose a significant threat to public well being. With lives on the line, health professionals and patients alike are demanding action. Alameda Health System must become accountable to the public and put an end to its racist health … Continued
7:00 pm Fascism: What It Is and How To Fight It – A discussion @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Fascism: What It Is and How To Fight It – A discussion @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Register to attend here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIvdOGhpz4uG9X4aoyOS3UAPQPLiQqSId3b Join us to talk about the relevance of this topic in the era of #45 and the upcoming elections. We will have a couple of presentations, and then open the floor for discussion. Among the readings we will refer to are: – Leon Trotsky’s “FASCISM: What It Is and How To Fight It” https://www.marxists.org/archive/trotsky/works/1944/1944-fas.htm – Alan Merson, Communist Resistance in Nazi Germany: https://www.scribd.com/doc/299197148/Communist-Resistance-in-Nazi-Germany-Allan-Merson-1985 – Leslie Feinberg, Lavender and Red: https://www.workers.org/book/lavender-red/ – “Pirate” gangs: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edelweiss_Pirates – Sweezy on the Rise of Fascism – A synopsis by … Continued