Events Nationwide

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

San Jose,
CA
April 18, 2014 (All day) - July 31, 2014 (All day)
  On the 40th Anniversary of the Portuguese Revolution of April 25, 1974 Political struggles over land, labor, and production in Portugal from 1975 to 1980 as told by fifty-eight original poster cards from newborn political parties, trade unions, and social movements Sharat G. Lin, who collected the poster cards in 1980, will lead a discussion on the historical context on Tuesday, April 22 at 1-2 pm. Free and open to the public Wheelchair accessible 
Palo Alto,
CA
July 25, 2014 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Presentation about a project that is preserving for history the memories of the Salvadoran civil war from survivors and refugees. Pupusas and tamarindo to be served. Fair trade crafts for sale
San Francisco,
CA
July 25, 2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
FilmWorks United International Working Class Film & Video FestivalJai Bhim Comrade: Blast From The CasteDirector - Anand Patwardhan (180 min) 2012
San Jose,
CA
July 25, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
A cautionary tale from Benton Harbor, Michigan - Rev. Edward Pinkney tells a gathering at Silicon Valley DeBug, "My city was taken over by a dictator." Michigan's Public Act 4 allows the state to send a non-elected appointee to take over a city, displacing the mayor and other officials. Pinkney traces the action to a struggle over lakefront land coveted by Whirlpool Corporation for commercial development. He warns, "The Emergency Financial Manager is coming to your town!" Includes the famous Buck Naked Fish story!
San Francisco,
CA
July 25, 2014 - 7:00pm
A professor of literature and Black Studies, GAThomas recently traveled to Palestine in May 2014 as part of contingent of college and university professors working out of North America in support of Palestinian solidarity, liberation and freedom from occupation, apartheid and colonization. Replete with photographic images, this talk is a first-hand report-back from the Occupied West Bank facing more and more bombings, repression and kidnappings everyday with the support of what Malcolm X dubbed "dollarism."
Berkeley,
CA
July 25, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
350 Bay Area and Californians Against Fracking invite you to come hear scientist, author and activist, Dr. Sandra Steingraber, author of Raising Elijah and Living Downstream, on the known and hidden dangers of fracking and how to build a movement to stop this extreme extraction and protect our communities, health and the climate.
Berkeley,
CA
July 25, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Dr. Sandra Steingraber, scientist, author, and mother, will discuss strategies forbuilding the movement to stop fracking and protect our communities and climate.This event is a special fundraiser for dedicated residents in four California counties who have collected signatures to put fracking ban measures on their county ballots in November. The oil industry has already shown it will fight these measures. We must show the Bay Area's strong support for local communities standing up for their rights to clean air, water, energy and a safer climate for our children.
Oakland,
CA
July 26, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
With Gifford Hartman of the Flying Picket Historical Society. This walk will revisit the sites of Oakland's "Work Holiday" that began spontaneously with rank-and-file solidarity with the striking, mostly women, retail clerks at Kahn's and Hastings department stores whose picket line was being broken by scabs escorted by police. Within 24 hours, it involved over 100,000 workers and shut down nearly all commerce in the East Bay for 54 hours.
San Francisco,
CA
July 26, 2014 - 1:00pm
Israel receives $4 billion in "aid" from the United States each year. This money is being used to commit war crimes against the Palestinian people in Gaza. We are demanding that all U.S aid to Israel be ended now! More than 200 people in Gaza have been killed and more than 1,500 have been wounded from Israeli bombs and missiles. This has to end!
Oakland,
CA
July 26, 2014 - 5:00pm
A professor of literature and Black Studies, G.A. Thomas recently traveled to Palestine in May 2014 as part of contingent of college and university professors working out of North America in support of Palestinian solidarity, liberation and freedom from occupation, apartheid and colonization. Replete with photographic images, this talk is a first-hand report-back from the Occupied West Bank facing more and more bombings, repression and kidnappings everyday with the support of what Malcolm X dubbed "dollarism."