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10:30 am Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Nov 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sun, Nov 15, 2020: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm The Ongoing War on Syria & Why it Matters | Rick Sterling will discuss the current situation in Syria and future prospects if Biden assumes the Presidency. Unreported in mainstream media, the US and allies continue to wage hybrid warfare on Syria – economically, politically, judicially and militarily. Why does the US persist in attacking Syria, preventing it from recovering and harming millions of Syrians? Will this change with a Democrat in the White House?  Why has this struggle become a focal point … Continued
1:00 pm Dr. Benjamin Madley, “An American Genocide” Zoom Presentation @ Online
Dr. Benjamin Madley, “An American Genocide” Zoom Presentation @ Online
Nov 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Please join us for this Zoom meeting using the link below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87119438221?pwd=YUNnVkEwYUh2d29tWnpDamJoelo2QT09 Meeting ID: 871 1943 8221 Passcode: 025469 Dial by your location +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) Dr. Benjamin Madley, author of An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873 We are honored to be able to present Professor Benjamin Madley at this holiday weekend Zoom meeting. In our quest to educate ourselves about American history, and after celebrating our most American holiday, Thanksgiving, it is fitting that we look closely at the … Continued
2:00 pm Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Nov 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
Feed The People! The last Sunday of every month attendees of the OO GA get together a little earlier than usual, at 2 PM (3 PM during DST) to share some food with each other and the community.  There should be a table, utensils/plates, meat and veggie entrees and whatnot, courtesy of the Kitchen Committee (such at he is), so just bring yourself, or something to share as well if you’d like. The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 PM at the Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at … Continued
12:00 pm Abolition Then and Now: Robin D. G. Kelley and Isaac Julien @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Abolition Then and Now: Robin D. G. Kelley and Isaac Julien @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Register here Join historian Robin D. G Kelley and artist Isaac Julien for an online conversation about the anti-slavery movements of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and current abolitionist uprisings against racist police brutality and the prison industrial complex. The conversation is informed by “Lessons of the Hour-Frederick Douglass” (2019), Julien’s immersive, ten-screen film installation about the famed abolitionist currently on view at McEvoy Arts. The conversation takes place online via Zoom on Wednesday, December 1, 2020 at 12pm PST. Attendance is free with registration. With excerpts of his speeches … Continued
6:30 pm Community Dialogs – Mass Incarceration and Higher Education @ Online
Community Dialogs – Mass Incarceration and Higher Education @ Online
Dec 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
We’re excited to announce Community Dialogs, a public education program offering events on topics related to mass incarceration and higher education. Events will feature guest speakers including students, our local community, and national experts; film and book discussion groups featuring Mount Tamalpais College faculty; and online workshops free of charge. The first event is scheduled for Tuesday, December 1, 6:30pm-7:45pm, and will feature the premiere screening of With This Knowledge, a short documentary series following two former students on their reentry journey. Film subjects Sumit Lal and Sajad Shakoor, and … Continued
7:00 pm Socialist Night School: Why the Working Class? @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Socialist Night School: Why the Working Class? @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Socialists talk a lot about the working class. Why is that? Well, we think workers play a particular role under capitalism that makes them central in the fight for socialism. As the main producers of society’s wealth, workers have the potential power to halt the system. What does it mean to build this power and how does that inform our organizing today? Join the East Bay DSA Political Education Committee for a discussion of these questions and more! Reading + Listening Hal Draper, Why the Working Class Vivek Chibber, Why the Working … Continued
6:00 pm Anti-Racism 101: How to Show Up For Racial Justice @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Anti-Racism 101: How to Show Up For Racial Justice @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Register here If you are feeling called to action but are not sure how to or where to begin, this workshop is for you. In this introductory workshop, we’ll start by understanding systemic racism as a system of advantage rooted in the beliefs and institutionalization of white supremacy, rather than a product of individuals who are “good” or “bad”. We’ll also discuss how individuals can engage in an ongoing practice of anti-racism to actively dismantle racism in their daily lives. Attendees will have opportunities to engage in small-group dialogue and … Continued
7:00 pm Ectopia 2050 – Ecology Center Lecture Series @ Online
Ectopia 2050 – Ecology Center Lecture Series @ Online
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
ECOTOPIA 2050 5-PART SPEAKER SERIES Ecotopia 2050 is designed as a 5 Episode speaker discussion series with the first episode serving as an introduction/prelude to the event. The speaker discussion series is paired with corresponding book club meetings that give participants a more intimate opportunity to discuss the themes of the book in the community. Based on the 1975 blockbuster utopian novel Ecotopia, this discussion and book club event series revisit some of the futuristic visions of the Ernest Callenbach classic. His visionary ideas, and those of his generation, that he … Continued
9:00 am Workers and Just Transition: A Global View @ Online
Workers and Just Transition: A Global View @ Online
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
REGISTER HERE. Worldwide transitions deserve a worldwide response!  An exciting webinar produced by the Labor Network for Sustainability and the Just Transition Listening Project Organizing Committee will bring together labor and policy leaders to share perspectives, stories, and strategies from the frontlines of the struggle for a global just transition.  This webinar is the sixth in a series of the Just Transition Listening Project.  In addition to the webinar series, they have conducted interviews with more than 100 community leaders and workers to learn of their experiences and perspectives on Just … Continued
2:30 pm Suds, Snacks, and Socialism…BYO Election 2020: WTF!? @ Online
Suds, Snacks, and Socialism…BYO Election 2020: WTF!? @ Online
Dec 5 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Connect with https: https://tinyurl.com/election2020-WTF Speakers and themes include: * Dr. Laurence Shoup: The factors behind the vote: Historical, economic, social and political * Michael Rubin: The political reality revealed: What should socialists do now? * Marsha Feinland: California politics unmasked: What ballot initiatives have become This event is sponsored by the Oakland Greens, Bay Area System Change Not Climate Change, and the Alameda County Peace and Freedom Party.68354
4:30 pm Strike Debt Bay Area Economics Book Group – Revenge Capitalism @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Strike Debt Bay Area Economics Book Group – Revenge Capitalism @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Dec 5 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Economics Book Group - Revenge Capitalism @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
EMAIL STRIKE.DEBT.BAY.AREA@GMAIL.COM FOR ZOOM INFO A FEW DAYS BEFORE THE MEETING. MAX HAIVEN, THE AUTHOR, WILL BE JOINING OUR DISCUSSION IN DECEMBER! Strike Debt Bay Area hosts a non-technical book group discussion monthly on new and radical economic thinking. Previous readings have included Doughnut Economics, Limits, Banking on the People, Capital and Its Discontents, How to Be an Anti-Capitalist in the 21st Century, and The Deficit Myth. For our October discussion we will be reading the first two chapters of  ‘Revenge Capitalism: The Ghosts of Empire, the Demons of Capital, and the Settling … Continued