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10:00 am Mutual Aid Dropoffs @ Omni Commons
10:30 am Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Online
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Online
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Current login info here Sun, Dec 20, 2020: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm CONFIRMED: The Present Farmers’ Movement in India: A Working Class Perspective The present farmers’ movement in India has evoked a lot of interest among progressive and democratic circles around the world. In this context, certain questions need to be answered: What do these farmers actually want? What are their principal demands? What are the three Farm Bills and whom does they benefit? Where are the demands of poor peasantry and agricultural proletariat in this entire picture? Where … Continued
12:00 pm Drop The Charges Against Assange & Snowden: Free Them NOW! @ British Consulate
Drop The Charges Against Assange & Snowden: Free Them NOW! @ British Consulate
Jan 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Free Julian Assange NOW! Drop The Charges Against Assange & Snowden Now is the time to stand up for the freedom of journalist Julian Assange and whistleblower Edward Snowden. The trial decision will be read at the UK court hearing on January 1, 2020 at 12 noon and we will be rallying in San Francisco at the British consulate to demand that he be immediately freed. He is a journalist who is in jail for exposing the crimes of US, British imperialism and the multi-nationals that run the world. … Continued
5:30 pm CDP Fishbowl: Do we need the state? @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
CDP Fishbowl: Do we need the state? @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Zoom link What is the state? Do we need it? Why or why not? Let’s hear from CDP members, supporters, and naysayers! Fishbowl Rules: The Middle: Only 2-4 people may have their microphones on at a time. Tapping In: To tap in, let us know in the chat and the facilitator will put you in the stack. Tapping Out: If you’ve been in the fishbowl for a long time and you see that someone is trying to tap-in, feel free to say “I’m tapping out.” Mute yourself to officially leave … Continued
7:00 pm Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Zoom Meeting
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Zoom Meeting
Jan 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Because of the COVID pandemic we will be meeting virtually via Zoom on the first Monday of the month. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82809764186?pwd=eWtjcXlsKzU1QkdSdk5xOUxseFl0Zz09 Meeting ID: 828 0976 4186 If you wish to get the password please subscribe to the Oscar Grant Committee mailing list by sending an email to: email@example.com The Oscar Grant Committee Against Police Brutality & State Repression (OGC) is a grassroots democratic organization that was formed as a conscious united front for justice against police brutality. The OGC is involved in the struggle for police accountability and is committed to … Continued
7:00 pm Public Bank of the East Bay @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Public Bank of the East Bay @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We meet over Zoom. If you’d like to join us, and aren’t on our organizers’ list, drop us an email and we’ll send you an invitation. If you would like to join the meeting early and get an introduction to the concepts of public banking, or more locally to who we are and what we do, please email us and we’ll see you online at 6:30. Donate to keep us moving forward It is the mission of Public Bank East Bay to provide community oversight and stewardship in the formation and … Continued
5:00 pm Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Relevant Agenda: 4. Fair Payment Ordinance Hofer, Patterson, Gage, Tomlinson introductory review of proposed ordinance requiring that businesses accept cash as one form of payment. No action will be taken on this item at this meeting. 5. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance Katz, Hofer how to ensure transmission of Privacy Advisory Commission recommendations to City Council discuss and take possible action. 6. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance Hofer Work Flow and Priority List updates. 7. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance – OPD Automated License Plate Reader impact report and proposed use policy review and take possible … Continued
10:00 am California Public Banking Alliance (CPBA) – Webinar @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
California Public Banking Alliance (CPBA) – Webinar @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Register here Public Banking is on the move in California and across the country! Last year, California passed a groundbreaking law that allows for the creation of up to 10 local/regional banks, and there is a growing effort here to create the first statewide public bank in over 100 years. In addition, US Representatives Rashida Tlaib (MI) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY) have introduced the Federal Public Banking Act, which would foster the creation of public banks across the country by establishing national guidelines and ways to finance them. The California … Continued
11:00 am Saturday Virtual Dialogues: Creating a Call-in Culture @ Online
Saturday Virtual Dialogues: Creating a Call-in Culture @ Online
Jan 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
This space is to support the difficult emotional work of dismantling white supremacy within ourselves and our communities in order to fortify our hearts, minds, and bodies to continue to show up for racial justice. We will provide opportunities to explore internal barriers that are holding us back from living out our desire to work for racial justice and practice how to deeply listen to each other to create a culture that supports calling people into the movement from a place of love. We utilize large group and small group … Continued
12:00 pm Rally For United Front Against Fascist Movement & For Labor Party @ Federal Bldg
Rally For United Front Against Fascist Movement & For Labor Party @ Federal Bldg
Jan 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
UFCLP Statement on the Storming of the Congress: Don’t be Shocked, Organize! Workers’ United Front against Fascism! https://foramasslaborparty.wordpress.com/2021/01/06/ufclp-statement-on-the-storming-of-the-congress-dont-be-shocked-organize-workers-united-front-against-fascism/?fbclid=IwAR0CwekQPkusgb_otfOVoKNbf3ucUgCc4y3pSTynN_Ucj47h6lWwIDmR_fA Fascists marching with a Dixie flag into the Capitol, Washington DC Fascist Trump supporters demanded that Trump be declared president again, even though he lost the popular vote. An all-white regiment of men armed to their teeth marched into DC and stormed Congress to stage an outright coup. The photos taken from the scene of the crime speak volumes. The aggressors meant business; they were carrying automatic guns, ropes and handcuffs to … Continued
1:00 pm Book Talk: Women and the Legacy of Imperialism in the Pacific @ Online
Book Talk: Women and the Legacy of Imperialism in the Pacific @ Online
Jan 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
At the southern end of the Japanese archipelago lies Okinawa, host to a vast complex of U.S. military bases. A legacy of World War II, these bases have been a fraught issue for decades—with tensions exacerbated by the often volatile relationship between islanders and the military, especially after the brutal rape of a 12-year-old girl by three servicemen in 1995. In Night in the American Village, Akemi Johnson takes readers deep into the “border towns” surrounding the bases—a world where cultural and political fault lines compel individuals, both Japanese and … Continued
4:30 pm Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: The Complexity Blog Symposium @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: The Complexity Blog Symposium @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 9 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
We’ll meet via Zoom. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for the invite. For our January meeting we’ll be reading the entries in the Edge of Chaos blog symposium, orchestrated by Beth Plutchak. The symposium is available as single .pdf accessible and downloadable here. 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, The Deficit Myth, and Revenge Capitalism. Join us – all are welcome!68413