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calendarMeetup: How Positivity Can Fuel our Movement & Ourselves
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by Direct Action Everywhere
Berkeley Animal Rights Center (2425 Channing Way, Suit C, Berkeley CA) If taking BART, get off at Downtown Berkeley station, walk south on Shattuck Ave (for 5 blocks), make a left on Channing Way, and walk another 5 blocks until you see the big red pillars - you’re here! We strive to offer walking buddies to attendees who feel unsafe walking to/from BART or other short distances in the area - please email us at sfbay@directactioneverywhere.com to request a walking buddy. PARKING: There is a...
Event Date: Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:00AM
Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:02AM
imageThe Attack On Julian Assange, Journalists, Democratic Rights, Labor & Imperialist War
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by Labor Video Project
A public forum was held on the attack on Julian Assange, journalists, democratic rights, labor and imperialist war on September 16, 2018. The forum focused on why Assange is under attack by both capitalist political parties and the role of Wikileaks in exposing the crimes of US imperialism and the corrupt capitalist parties, politicians and the billionaires who run these capitalist governments....
Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:02AM
calendarCage-free farms? A Conversation on Prop 12 by Direct Action Everywhere
Berkeley Animal Rights Center (2425 Channing Way, Suit C, Berkeley CA) If taking BART, get off at Downtown Berkeley station, walk south on Shattuck Ave (for 5 blocks), make a left on Channing Way, and walk another 5 blocks until you see the big red pillars - you’re here! We strive to offer walking buddies to attendees who feel unsafe walking to/from BART or other short distances in the area - please email us at sfbay@directactioneverywhere.com to request a walking buddy. PARKING: There is a...
Event Date: Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:15PM
Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:58AM
calendarBoba & Blossoms by Direct Action Everywhere
Berkeley Animal Rights Center (2425 Channing Way, Suit C, Berkeley CA) If taking BART, get off at Downtown Berkeley station, walk south on Shattuck Ave (for 5 blocks), make a left on Channing Way, and walk another 5 blocks until you see the big red pillars - you’re here! We strive to offer walking buddies to attendees who feel unsafe walking to/from BART or other short distances in the area - please email us at sfbay@directactioneverywhere.com to request a walking buddy. PARKING: There is a...
Event Date: Sat Oct 6, 2018 1:00PM
Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:52AM
calendarActivist Meetup: Urgency & Open Rescue
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by Direct Action Everywhere
Berkeley Animal Rights Center (2425 Channing Way, Suit C, Berkeley CA) If taking BART, get off at Downtown Berkeley station, walk south on Shattuck Ave (for 5 blocks), make a left on Channing Way, and walk another 5 blocks until you see the big red pillars - you’re here! We strive to offer walking buddies to attendees who feel unsafe walking to/from BART or other short distances in the area - please email us at sfbay@directactioneverywhere.com to request a walking buddy. PARKING: There is a...
Event Date: Sat Oct 6, 2018 11:00AM
Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:48AM
calendarOakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State by Oakland Privacy
Omni Commons, 4799 Shattuck, Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:30PM
Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:23AM
imagePlease Vote Out These Animal Abusing Senators and Reps in November Or Early Voting
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by A Humane Congress
Fifty two GOP senators have records of voting for trophy hunters or in the case of Johnny Isakson for voting to criminalize animal rights videotaping of slaughterhouses 220 House Republicans voted to bring trophy hunters' aerial hunting into our national parks. Please vote them all out....
Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:06PM
calendarDouble Amnesia: Rethinking the History of Zionism and Human Rights by UC Berkeley
105 Boalt Berkeley Law, UC Berkeley...
Event Date: Thu Oct 4, 2018 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:06PM
calendarPresentation of 2020 or Bust! Stop Climate Change Now!
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by Van Luong
San Francisco Main Library, Latino Hispanic Room B, Lower Level 100 Larkin St. SF CA 94102...
Event Date: Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:49PM
calendarUKULELE & HULA CONCERT (+ potluck): Immigrant Rights Bond Fundraiser by St. Johns Presbyterian Church committee
St. John's Presbyterian Church, 25 Lake Street (at Arguello Blvd.) San Francisco, CA...
Event Date: Sat Sep 29, 2018 4:00PM
Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:11PM
imageBreaking: Proud Boys Leader Says Group is Toxic, Destructive
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by Unapologetic Anti-fascist
After the revelation that a Berkeley City Councilmember had a private meeting with the Bay Area Proud Boys, messages show the leader of the Proud Boys admitted that the group's spirit is "toxic and destructive."...
Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 4:31PM
imagePan African Global Trade and Investment Conference prepares for AgTech Innovation Hub
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The 8th Annual Pan African Global Trade and Investment Conference is poised to help prepare the launch of our California’s AgTech innovation hub $10 million dollar startup fund...
Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:35AM
calendarSilindro Pilipino Project
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by Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Oakland Asian Cultural Center 388 9th St, Oakland, CA 94607...
Event Date: Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:27AM
textCrack in Steel Beam Closes Multi Billion Tax Dollar Transbay Transit Station by Fight Back Election Day
A crack in a steel beam supporting a completely unnecessary rooftop park at the brand new multi-billion tax dollar Transbay Transit Station that was to replace the seismically unfit old Transbay Transit Station has closed that station. This is the latest in a recent series of failures that is a sign of a completely rotten society. We can turn things around with our vote for Cal Prop 10 and SF Prop C, so we finally house the homeless and save workingclass housing....
Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:53AM
imageThousands of Australian health professionals demand refugee kids off island prison camp
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by Diet Simon, sourcing from GetUp!
Thousands more doctors, nurses and health professionals have joined the Australian Medical Association and called for the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, to get refugee children off the Nauru Island prison camp. Morrison needs to listen to doctors' orders. Over the last few days, thousands more doctors, nurses and health professionals have joined the Australian Medical Association and called for the PM to get #KidsOffNauru.1...
Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 4:30AM
imageOne of world's biggest banks stops coal investments
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by Diet Simon, sourcing from Market Forces
A huge blow to the fossil fuel industry! One of the world’s biggest banks, London-based Standard Chartered PLC, has announced that it will not fund any new coal-fired power plant projects, including expansions, in any location. since the start of this decade Standard Chartered had funded over 10,000 Megawatts of new coal power plants....
Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:04PM
imageWhy Choose Nut Milks Over Cows' Milk
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by Nut Milk
A meme says 'how to kill a calf in one easy step? Drink milk. Cows' milk causes animal slavery and death to calves and their mothers, human disease, obesity, energy waste, and deforestation....
Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:43PM
imageCalifornia Nurses Association Endorses Cat Brooks for Mayor
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by CNA
“Registered nurses are proud to endorse Cat Brooks for mayor of Oakland because of her inspiring vision for the city and her track record of activism and advocacy for social, economic, and racial justice.”...
Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:20PM
textAddendum: Benjamin Tucker American Mutualist: Tucker Did Not Advocate Voting in Businesses by Nicholas Evans
This series is supposed to present the ideas of Tucker in an accurate fashion. So this article will focus on how Tucker himself intended businesses to be operated....
Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:49PM
imageProud Boys Fascists Met With Berkeley City Councilman Ben Bartlett
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by Northern California Anti-Racist Action
NoCARA recently received an anonymous submission of documents disclosing communications as well as a meeting that took place between Berkeley City Councilman Ben Bartlett, conservative activist Ryoga Vee, and Bay Area Proud Boy Jarod Flores. This news comes at a time when Councilman Bartlett is under fire for abusing his authority on multiple occasions in order to avoid traffic tickets, and the Berkeley City Council and Berkeley police are facing backlash from the community after Berkeley PD ...
Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:36PM