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10:30 am North and South Korea in the Context of the US Military Empire in the Asia-Pacific @ Online
North and South Korea in the Context of the US Military Empire in the Asia-Pacific @ Online
Sep 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library This talk will examine the two Koreas in the context of the US military empire in East Asia and tie the discussion to the US withdrawal from Afghanistan. Many reporters have called Afghanistan America’s longest war, but they forget that the US has been at war in Korea for over 70 years. Yet in the wake of the US collapse in the Middle East, President Biden has said that “there’s a fundamental difference” between Afghanistan and South Korea, Japan and Taiwan. What does that … Continued
1:00 pm Sunflower Alliance: Wildfires on a Warming Planet: Debunking the Myths/Taking Action @ Online
Sunflower Alliance: Wildfires on a Warming Planet: Debunking the Myths/Taking Action @ Online
Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance: Wildfires on a Warming Planet: Debunking the Myths/Taking Action @ Online
WHERE: Online.  To get the Zoom link, RSVP to action@sunflower-alliance.org. Chad T. Hanson is a forest ecologist with the John Muir Project.  Five years ago he wrote, “There are now 66 million dead trees in California’s forests due to several years of drought and native bark beetles, creating a “catastrophic” wildfire threat—or so claims U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack.  While Vilsack’s assertion may resonate with many in the general public because it makes intuitive sense, it simply isn’t true.  Among scientists, there is an overwhelming consensus that weather (hot, dry, windy conditions) … Continued
4:00 pm Is There Still Time to Save the World? Dan Kammen Webinar  @ Online
Is There Still Time to Save the World? Dan Kammen Webinar  @ Online
Sep 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Is There Still Time to Save the World? Dan Kammen Webinar  @ Online
Hear from a prominent climate scientist why California must take a more aggressive stance on the climate emergency.  Professor Dan Kammen of UC Berkeley will present his latest research and explain the science, economics, and policies behind his recent co-authored report, Accelerating the timeline for climate action in California.   As he testified before a State Senate committee in April, “The fact that we are in a climate emergency is plain to see and need not be debated further….  We are now in a position to do better for the climate, for … Continued
4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Sep 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
NOTE: During the Plague Year of 2020 GA will be held every week or two on Zoom. To find out the exact time a date get on the Occupy Oakland email list my sending an email to: occupyoakland-subscribe@lists.riseup.net   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 … Continued
5:00 pm Green Sunday:  Housing is a Human Right  @ Online
Green Sunday:  Housing is a Human Right  @ Online
Sep 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Green Sunday:  Housing is a Human Right  @ Online
Struggles involving housing issues in Oakland — The policies and organizing involve a multitude of matters from gentrification and the Howard Terminal project, to renters rights and a wave of potential evictions, to ‘affordability’ and homelessness.  This is a major point of contention within the labor council and a wide range of community/ housing organizations in the East Bay. Come to a discussion with one of the key activists and political advocates around the right to housing, focusing on Oakland. Carroll Fife is the Oakland City Council member representing District … Continued
5:13 pm Progressive Law Day – NLG @ Hastings College or online
Progressive Law Day – NLG @ Hastings College or online
Sep 12 @ 5:13 pm – 6:13 pm
Progressive Law Day - NLG @ Hastings College or online
Progressive Law Day is a free half-day conference, historically organized and led by law student members of the National Lawyers Guild, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, and open to law students, legal workers, lawyers, activists, and anyone interested in learning about radical lawyering and legal work. Progressive Law Day 2021 will be held in partnership with UC Hastings College of the Law, on the Hastings campus at 200 McAllister Ave in San Francisco. Lunch will be provided for all attendees. Registration is open for both in-person and virtual attendance for all workshops and … Continued