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6:30 pm Sunday at the Marxist Library: Syria, Iran, Iraq, WMD’s and US Imperialism. @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Sunday at the Marxist Library: Syria, Iran, Iraq, WMD’s and US Imperialism. @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Jan 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
WMDs in Syria and Iran today, and formerly in Iraq, have been pretexts for U.S. military intervention, not the motivation for intervention. Uranium enrichment has thresholds that play into those pretexts. The seemingly implacable opposition between the U.S. versus Syria and Iran, and formerly Libya as well, is not the result of any fundamental anti-imperialism in these Middle Eastern states, but rather the U.S. policy obsession for financial and military compliance. Were it not for this U.S. obsession, the rulers of Syria and Iran would welcome foreign investment with open … Continued
3:00 am Albany Bulb Film: “Where Do You Go When it Rains?” @ The Holdout
Albany Bulb Film: “Where Do You Go When it Rains?” @ The Holdout
Jan 27 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Join us for the film screening of Andy Kreamer’s inlightening documentary about life at the Albany Bulb. Come out and learn more about their way of life and their struggle. Also meet activists working alongside in Solidarity with Bulb Residents and how you can get involved.54666
2:30 am Film & Talk on Alternative Banking, Potluck Dinner. @ First United Methodist Church
Film & Talk on Alternative Banking, Potluck Dinner. @ First United Methodist Church
Jan 28 @ 2:30 am – 4:30 am
Hosted by the Marin Peace & Justice Coalition. Potluck dinner is 6:30 PM followed at 7:30 by the screening of a portion of Jekyll Island: The Truth Behind the Federal Reserve”, directed by Bill Still.  Guest speaker Laura Wells, the Green Party’s 2014 candidate for State Controller, will suggest alternatives to our present monetary system, including the option is a state-owned bank, such as the Bank of North Dakota. More info is at:  https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2014/01/01/18748635.php54580
3:00 am System Change, not Climate Change. @ Oakland Peace Center
System Change, not Climate Change. @ Oakland Peace Center
Jan 28 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
The struggle over the environment is a struggle over people’s relationship to the planet: who will determine that relationship, the 1% who want to profit from the earth or regular people? Join a discussion of the environmental crisis, the problems with the market-based solutions pushed by politicians and business, and the potential for new popular movements. Featuring: Chris Williams, author of Ecology and Socialism Brooke Anderson, Movement Generation Justice & Ecology Project* Facebook Event & RSVP.54637
2:00 am Stop the DAC: Public Safety Committee Meeting of the Oakland City Council. @ Oakland City Hall off Oscar Grant Plaza
Stop the DAC: Public Safety Committee Meeting of the Oakland City Council. @ Oakland City Hall off Oscar Grant Plaza
Jan 29 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
Stop the DAC: Public Safety Committee Meeting of the Oakland City Council. @ Oakland City Hall off Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
The Public Safety Committee of the Oakland City Council will be discussing the Domain Awareness Center and a new contract for Schneider Electric to implement Phase II of the DAC (replacing SAIC, which was dismissed in part for being a Nuclear Weapons Contrator and in part for being general scum, having defrauded New York City of half a billion dollars) Here is the agenda item: Subject: Domain Awareness Center (DAC) Phase 2 Contract Award From: Oakland Fire Department Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution Authorizing The City Administrator To: 1) Negotiate And … Continued
2:30 am Save the Berkeley Post Office: Tell the City Council to Pass the Zoning Overlay. @ Old Berkeley City Hall
Save the Berkeley Post Office: Tell the City Council to Pass the Zoning Overlay. @ Old Berkeley City Hall
Jan 29 @ 2:30 am – 5:00 am
Come pack the City Council meeting to continue pressuring our elected officials to Do The Right Thing. Rezoning the Historic District around MLK park would make commercial use of five or six of Berkeley’s historic buildings, including the Post Office, illegal. Rally: Beginning at 6:30 PM, possibly with the Light Brigade! City Council Meeting: 7:00 PM Expected time of beginning of consideration of Zoning Overlay: between 7:30 PM and 8:30 PM.    54667
2:00 am Jerry Mander, Will Durst & Spaghetti Dinner for the 99% @ Unitarian Universalist Center
Jerry Mander, Will Durst & Spaghetti Dinner for the 99% @ Unitarian Universalist Center
Jan 30 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
Spaghetti Dinner for the 99% – dinner and program Our Liberties, Our Voices, Our Lives! featuring – JERRY MANDER, author and activist speaking on”Can Capitalism Be Reformed to Work for Democracy and Nature?” – WILL DURST, political satirist – KAREN MELANDER MAGOON & DEE ALLEN, Revolutionary Poets Brigade – Local activists will be honored for their work for Peace and Protecting the Rights of People and the Earth   More info.54582
2:30 am TAKE BACK YOUR POWER: Investigating the Smart Grid. @ Humanist Hall
TAKE BACK YOUR POWER: Investigating the Smart Grid. @ Humanist Hall
Jan 30 @ 2:30 am – 5:30 am
TAKE BACK YOUR POWER: Investigating the Smart Grid This week there will be two Bay Area screenings of the award-winning documentary, Take Back Your Power. Researchers, energy experts, doctors, environmentalists, and community members share their insights into the problems with ‘Smart’ meters and the ‘Smart’ grid, including damage to health, fires, invasion of privacy, and NO promised energy savings. There will be extensive discussion after the San Rafael screening. To learn more about this film, please go to http://www.takebackyourpower.net. 54733
8:00 pm Prolonged Solitary Confinement and the Constitution @ Berkeley law, Room 351
Prolonged Solitary Confinement and the Constitution @ Berkeley law, Room 351
Jan 31 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Prolonged Solitary Confinement and the Constitution Brown Bag Presentation by Jules Lobel, Professor of Law, University of Pittsburgh California currently holds several thousand prisoners in solitary confinement in what are known as Special Housing Units (SHU’s) throughout the state. Over 1000 of those prisoners confined in isolation at housed at Pelican Bay State Penitentiary SHU. These prisoners live in 80 square foot windowless cells. Their cells have solid steel doors perforated with small holes with permit some air to circulate and an extremely limited view into the hallway. The prisoners … Continued
12:30 am STOP THE TPP: SF ACTION @ Nancy Pelosi's SF Office
STOP THE TPP: SF ACTION @ Nancy Pelosi's SF Office
Feb 1 @ 12:30 am – 2:30 am
MARK YOUR CALENDARS! More information to come… International Day of Action. More info now available here. A Crash Course on the TPP. � Meet at Pelosi’s office at 7th and Market 4:30 pm to speak, hear, hand out flyers, etc. � March down Market Street to Feinstein’s office at Montgomery and Market (McKessen Building) � Call-and-response chanting, massive phone-call-ins from the street to Feinstein, Pelosi, etc. and much more! � Bring signs. Meanwhile, call Feinstein and Pelosi to stop Fast tracking of the TPP. Feinstein: (415) 393 – 0707 Pelosi: … Continued