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Non-violent direct action preparations and training – Protect People’s Park @ People's Park
Non-violent direct action preparations and training – Protect People’s Park @ People's Park
Aug 7 all-day
Non-violent direct action preparations and training - Protect People's Park @ People's Park
Non-violent direct action preparations and training Please plan to stay all day. Lunch provided by Food Not Bombs This will be a day of preparation for being in the streets and park with your friends and probably some strangers. It’s an interactive day with a background in the history of nonviolent philosophy and practical action, the legal process, jail solidarity, affinity group formation, and consensus process decision-making. contact:  weddress777@gmail.com Donate: Support the legal actions to save People’s Park To ALL who believe in preserving and growing the legacy and natural beauty … Continued
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10:30 am Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit @ Online
Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit @ Online
Aug 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
What are the motives and likely effects of Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan? We will be looking at these questions in the light of the interlocking crises of the US empire, US capitalism and the US Democratic Party. We will start the discussion with short presentations by ICSS members Gene Ruyle and Raj Sahai and other invited speakers, including David  Ewing, Chair of the US-China Friendship Society. LOGIN INFORMATION Our Zoom room will be opened up as usual at 10:15 am for anyone to join and discuss technical matters, catch up … Continued
3:00 pm Health Care for All @ Online
Health Care for All @ Online
Aug 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
HCA – Alameda & Contra Costa Chapters Zoom Meeting Links to the draft agenda, zoom link and the June meeting notes We will share an excellent new half-hour recorded presentation by Dr. Corinne Frugoni that lays out the problem of Medicare profiteering and steps we need to take to stop this practice. Discussion to follow the presentation.70154
4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 7 @ 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
7:00 pm Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room  | San Francisco | California | United States
OTU’s Mission The Oakland Tenants Union is an organization of housing activists dedicated to protecting tenant rights and interests. OTU does this by working directly with tenants in their struggle with landlords, impacting legislation and public policy about housing, community education, and working with other organizations committed to furthering renters’ rights. The Oakland Tenants Union is open to anyone who shares our core values and who believes that tenants themselves have the primary responsibility to work on their own behalf. Monthly Meetings The Oakland Tenants Union meets regularly at 7:00 … Continued
9:30 am Alameda County Board of Supervisors Meeting on Militarized Equipment – AB 481 @ Online
Alameda County Board of Supervisors Meeting on Militarized Equipment – AB 481 @ Online
Aug 9 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Alameda County Board of Supervisors Meeting on AB 481Find the Zoom link for the Board meeting here! The American Friends Service Committee has let us know that next week, the Board will be reviewing a military equipment use policy from Sheriff Ahern that would continue to authorize using his arsenal of military weapons for any purpose, including future pre-dawn raids on families. The sheriff’s military equipment inventory includes over 450 assault weapons, 3 armored vehicles, 162 drones, and much more. See the full toolkit from AFSC here, and make your … Continued
12:14 am Know Your Rights – Copwatch Training @ Grassroots House
Know Your Rights – Copwatch Training @ Grassroots House
Aug 10 @ 12:14 am – 1:14 am
https://twitter.com/Copwatch411/status/155570224441826099270168
9:00 am Feed the Hood @ East Oakland Collective Hub
Feed the Hood @ East Oakland Collective Hub
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
https://twitter.com/EOakCollective/status/155233318017828864070170
5:00 pm Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Beyond Money – A Postcapitalist Strategy @ Online
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Beyond Money – A Postcapitalist Strategy @ Online
Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com a few days beforehand for the the online invite. For August, 2022 we’re reading the first four chapters of  Beyond Money – A Postcapitalist Strategy, by Anitra Nelson. Available at Pluto Press, Amazon. ‘A fascinating portal into arguments about why we need to get beyond money’ – Harry Cleaver What would a world without money look like? This book is a lively thought experiment that deepens our understanding of how money is the driver of political power, environmental destruction and social inequality today, arguing that it has to … Continued