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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 23, 2014 - 7:00pm
Film Showing & Discussion in honor of the July 26 Rebel Moncada assault"Cuba: Defending Socialism, Resisting Imperialism"With and update on the struggle to free the Cuban Five“Cuba: Defending Socialism, Resisting Imperialism” features Cuban workers and how the Cuban people have set up their economy, constitution and social security despite 50 years of imperialist attack, isolation and, since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Special Period.
San Jose,
CA
July 23, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us as we hear an update on the situation in Haiti. We will hear reports on the Delmas 33 Earthquake camp and earthquake relief, MOJUB Women's Collective, a Grassroots organization, a peasant collective in Saint Rafael - North Haiti., as well as a political update.
San Francisco,
July 23, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  In May, India completed the largest democratic election the world has ever seen. Over the course of five weeks, more than 800 million people turned out to cast their votes. The election of Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came as a surprise to many, especially since the incumbent Congress Party has held power for the majority of India’s democratic history.
San Francisco,
CA
July 23, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
This forum with a video will look at how tech applications used by Uber and other companies and how this is affecting taxi drivers and the industry. The panel will include taxi drivers and other experts on the taxi industry and this technology. There is a massive transformation of labor and technology with apps and other developments that confront all workers in this industry and the public. Speakers:Mark Gruber, United Taxi Workers UTWJohn Han, Taxi driver and videographerKeith Raskin, Uber DriverVeena Dubal, researcherand others.
Oakland,
CA
July 23, 2014 - 7:30pm
Episode 10:  Bush & Obama:  The Age of Terrorby Oliver Stone The meaning of events up to today. Obama and the destiny of the American Empire. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone. Humanist Hall is wheelchair accessible around the corner at  411  28th  Street $5 donations are expected. 
San Francisco,
CA
July 24, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Join Global Exchange as we take our Fair Trade message to Ghirardelli’s flagship San Francisco store during the height of tourist season! We’ll be collecting signatures to our petition and educating their consumer base about Ghirardelli’s practice and the benefits of Fair Trade to producers around the globe.
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.