Michael Albert: Practical Utopia (9/29/17)

September 24, 2017

Is there life after capitalism? There might be if we are able to transform this society, based on exploitation, into one based on the conscious meeting of human needs and respect for the planet. Come hear Michael Albert, author of

Revolutionary University Fall 2017 (10/13-15/2017)

September 24, 2017

October 13-15 South Berkeley Senior Center 2939 Ellis St, Berkeley   Friday 10/13 6:30pm-9:00pm Whose Streets? A showing of the documentary film capturing the movement in Ferguson, Missouri in response to police repression and how the experience transformed the activists

Speak Out Now MEET UP (10/22/17)

September 23, 2017

Want to know more about socialism? Curious about Speak Out Now and the work we do? Wondering how to organize with people around you? THIS IS YOUR CHANCE! We’ll have a short presentation, followed by discussion and time to answer

We Are The Majority! We Must Defend Ourselves! (9/23/17)

September 6, 2017

A Speak Out Now Forum: Far right fascist groups have been growing amidst an increase in attacks on Muslims, mosques and immigrants. But we can’t afford to be scared into silence. These groups present a threat but they are small

Speak Out Now MEET UP (9/8/17)

September 5, 2017

Want to know more about socialism? Curious about Speak Out Now and the work we do? Wondering how to organize with people around you? THIS IS YOUR CHANCE! We’ll have a short presentation, followed by discussion and time to answer

July 13: Laborfest film screening – “Like Lions”

June 30, 2017

Thursday, July 13th, 6pm Berkeley City College auditorium, 2050 Center St. Berkeley Comme des Lions (Like Lions) is a 2016 French documentary by Françoise Davisse. It traces the struggle of auto workers in a factory in a poor suburb of Paris

March 11, 2017: The Attack on Immigrants (David Bacon)

February 13, 2017

The Attack on Immigrants: What Trump Can and Can’t Do A Speak Out Now forum with investigative reporter and photographer David Bacon Trump and those he represents are attacking the most vulnerable members of our society – recent immigrants, especially

Revolutionary University October 1 & 2 (Oakland, CA)

September 12, 2016

download .pdf of flyer [8.5 x 11 color-35mb]  [8.5 x 11 b/w 2-up_15mb] All events will be held at: Niebyl-Proctor Library 6501 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609 (Donation: $5   No one turned away for lack of funds) Tools for Changing

Film Showing: The Hand That Feeds

July 6, 2016

The Hand That Feeds is a film about undocumented workers at a bakery in New York City. The workers are mistreated by managers who cut their pay, fire them at will, and enforce overall dangerous working conditions. The film tells

Facing the Climate Crisis (Saturday, December 5th, 2015)

December 1, 2015

Saturday, December 5th, 2015 (Oakland, CA) The environmental crisis created by this system of production is so overwhelming that it can seem we only have the choice to deny or ignore what is happening or accept a fatalistic view that

Elections 2016: A New Opening or Business as Usual?

October 10, 2015

Sunday, October 11, 2015 (Oakland, CA) Two opposing voices have emerged based on the disgust that most people feel about politics today. Donald Trump, the billionaire Republican plays on people’s fears and blames the victims of the crisis for the

Report From Palestine – An Eyewitness Account

September 10, 2015

Sunday, September 13th, 2015 (Oakland, CA) It has been one year since Israel’s latest brutal assault on the people of the occupied territories of Palestine. Over 2,000 people, including 500 children, were killed in that assault. It was only the

Forced Migration and The Exploitation of Immigrants

March 10, 2015

Sunday, March 15, 2015 (Oakland, CA) Join us for a discussion with David Bacon, investigative journalist, activist, author of The Right to Stay Home: How U.S. Policy Drives Mexican Migration. Bacon exposes the way globalization and U.S. policy fuel the

Wealthcare vs. Healthcare

November 10, 2014

Saturday, November 15, 2014 (Oakland, CA) Our health is one of the biggest markets for the big healthcare companies, pharmaceutical companies and insurance companies. The system profits off our illnesses, turning healthcare into wealthcare for big business. Join us for

The U.S.A. – Cops Of The World

October 10, 2014

Sunday October 26, 2014 (Oakland, CA) From Iraq to Syria to Sudan, from Haiti to Venezuela to Columbia – U.S. troops, weapons, and money are used to enforce their system of domination and exploitation. And at home in the U.S., the

Capitalism and The Myth of Personal Life

March 10, 2014

Saturday, March 22, 2014 (Oakland, CA) It seems that life is divided between the economic sphere of work, where we meet our material needs, and the personal sphere of family, friends, and intimate relationships, where we meet our emotional needs.