Ferguson Reportback: Cross-pollinating Radical Resistance Culture & Solidarity

Join the Oakland Solidarity Unit for an evening of community discussion, and report back from Ferguson. Skype Q&A directly with folks from Ferguson. Multimedia presentation: photography, video and interviews with the people of Missouri. Friday, October 3, 2014 Qilombo 2313 San Pablo Ave, Oakland, CA 94612 7- 9pm light refreshments provided

Ferguson Reportback: Cross-pollinating Radical Resistance Culture & Solidarity, Between our Urban and Small Town Communities

Join the Oakland Solidarity Unit for an evening of community discussion, and report back from Ferguson. Skype Q&A directly with folks from Ferguson. Multimedia presentation: photography, video and interviews with the people of Missouri. Friday, October 3, 2014 Qilombo 2313 San Pablo Ave, Oakland, CA 94612 7- 9pm light refreshments provided

The Assault on Patriarchy Continues

At the GA on Sunday, 1/27, approximately 90% of those in attendance expressed an interest in continuing a discussion on the harmful practices of patriarchy at the GA next Sunday, 2/3. I take this to mean that we don’t want these problems to be neglected any longer. Several agenda items have been suggested for this work, and we hope others will critique this list and contribute items of their own. Here are some agenda offerings: - Should we discuss specific incidents of patriarchal disrespect and abuse that have occurred within … Continued

2nd GA Agenda Item for Sunday, January 27: Bring Your Solutions to the Streets!

At the “Bring Your Solutions to the Streets" event on Thursday, one of the plans we committed ourselves to creating are crisis centers/aid stations. These will emulate Occupy Sandy with the difference in Oakland being that the visitation upon us by Bratton and Wasserman is an unnatural disaster. There are already many ideas on how to make these work, as well as a number of volunteers to realize them. We’d like to propose that Occupy Oakland commit to the development of what we’re currently calling the Oakland Crisis Centers at … Continued

Join Us! Men Against Patriarchy Assembly Sunday, January 27

On August 22, 2012, in Steubenville, Ohio, a sixteen-year-old girl was raped multiple times and urinated on by members of the Steubenville High School football team. Coaches, school administrators, and law enforcement officers have tried to shield the rapists and their accomplices from exposure. (You can find out more about the case by following this link<http://truth-out.org/news/item/13878-how-anonymous-hacking-exposed-steubenville-high-school-rape-case>.) This is not an isolated incident. It can be argued that rape is worse than murder, and it happens to women many thousands of times without the attention of the press. Only because of … Continued