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 
San Francisco,
CA
July 24, 2014 - 6:00pm
George Bisharat, Professor of Law, UC HastingsDr. Jess Ghannam, Ph.D; Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Global Health Sciences, UCSF School of MedicineJohn Rothmann, Radio Host and Chief Political Analyst, KKSF AM 910Janine Zacharia, Journalist; Professor of Communication, Stanford UniversityJonathan Curiel, Journalist; Reuters Foundation Research Fellow, Oxford – Moderator
San Francisco,
CA
July 24, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
State of the City Forum, featuring a panel of guest authors and activists discussing the issues of concern to residents of the Mission and citywide in a rapidly changing San Francisco.
San Francisco,
CA
July 24, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
A labor journalist who writes from a fundamental commitment to the labor movement, Steve Early draws on forty years of personal experience for his new writing collection, Save Our Unions. The book visits strikes and picket-lines, conventions and funerals – all in the course of describing the challenges American workers face trying to organize a union, or democratize one, or negotiate a contract – while trying not to lose what they had in the past.
Sunnyvale,
CA
July 25, 2014 (All day)
Short program will include remarks by Stephen McNeil of the American Friends Service Committee who just returned from a trip to Gaza to meet with AFSC staff and others in arguably the most densely populated place in the world, a refuge-free refugee enclave, a bombed out, open air prison. There will also be a die in and optional civil resistance blockade of the entrance to Lockheed Martin.
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.