Should progressives support Jerry Brown's tax initiative, Prop. 30? Why are some death row prisoners opposed to repealing the death penalty (Prop. 34)? Shouldn't everyone be supporting the anti- Human Trafficking proposition (Prop. 35)? Requiring genetically engineered foods to be labelled (Prop. 37) is simply obvious, right?
In association with the Green Party of Alameda County's "Green Sunday" programs, the East Bay Social Forum presents a People's Movement Assembly, featuring a a 4-person panel on the November 6 general election. The discussion will focus primarily on the state propositions -- a listing of these eleven propositions is at: http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/ballot-measures/qualified-ballot-measures.htm
** Marsha Feinland -- Former commissioner, Berkeley Rent Board; co-chair, Alameda County Peace and Freedom Party.
** Michael Rubin -- An activist since the 1960's; currently sits on the State Coordinating of the California Green Party and the Steering Committee of the Oakland Greens.
** Eugene E Ruyle -- Peace and Freedom Candidate for State Assembly, 15th District (San Pablo, Richmond, El Cerrito, Kensington, Albany, Berkeley, Oakland, Piedmont, and Emeryville).
** Laura Wells -- Green Party candidate for Governor 2010, and spokesperson for the "No Corporate Money" campaign.
Sunday, Oct. 14
5:00 to 6:30 pm
6501 Telegraph Ave. at 65th in North Oakland