[Action Alert] West Coast Blockade of the Israeli Zim Ship 8/16

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Zionism isn’t welcome on our Coast!

West Coast Blockade of the Israeli Zim Ship

Port of Oakland
Saturday, August 16th
5am – meet at West Oakland Bart and march to Berth 57

STOP THE SIEGE ON GAZA!
END THE COLONIAL OCCUPATION OF PALESTINE!
RIGHT OF RETURN FOR ALL PALESTINIAN REFUGEES!
FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS!
BOYCOTT, DIVEST, SANCTION!

Block the Boat for Gaza has text alert system. If you are planning on going to the action in Oakland on Saturday 08/16, please text the word ‘Join’ to 510-346-5951 for important updates in real time.

What’s happening?
The world has watched in horror as Israel has continued to bombard and devastate Gaza. Millions around the globe have come out in support of the Palestinian people and against the Zionist regime, holding massive marches, demonstrations, and actions. Here in the Bay, San Francisco witnessed some of the biggest mobilizations in recent years, with a series of marches, each bringing out thousands of people. It’s time to step it up. Continue reading

(ACTION ALERT!) Kenny’s Day: MUNI SHUTDOWN July 16th

San Francisco, California

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12pm BBQ: MLK Park 5701 Third st San Francisco

4pm Shutdown MUNI Evening Commute: Meet at Safeway at Church & Duboce

6:30pm Vigil: Third St & Oakdale

“Kenneth Harding Jr. was brutally murdered by the SF POLICE on July 16, 2011 over a $2.00 transit fare. This will be the 2nd annual Muni shut down. It’s important that we do things to impact their economic system so they can be held accountable for sending fare inspectors into the impoverished areas.”

(Graphic Video) The Murder of Kenneth Harding Jr. by SFPD :

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Kennith Harding Jr. Foundation

Kenneth Harding Jr Regular Feed (at Kenny’s Corner)

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OccupyGezi Call to Action! June 8th & 9th!

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From: OccupyGezi, Square Assembly:

Calling on all cities of the world! Come out this weekend and reclaim your public spaces to show solidarity with #OccupyGezi and the many waves of protests in Turkey!

What began as a small occupation to protect Istanbul’s Gezi Park erupted within a matter of days into massive protests that spread like wildfire across Turkey. A key trigger was the disproportionate use of force by the police. Just as Gezi Park crystallized the struggle over an ever-shrinking public space hijacked by neoliberal authoritarianism, the pepper gas that security forces doused on Istanbul literalized the general need for breathing space – hundreds of thousands of people walked out onto the streets in support of the Gezi Park occupation despite a total media blackout, defying police brutality. Now we have reclaimed not only Gezi Park but also Taksim Square, the very heart of Turkey’s public sphere, where mass expressions of discontent have repeatedly been banned, throughout the republic’s history. As Taksim and Gezi swell every night with thousands of people who come to celebrate their solidarity, victory and power, our resistance in other parts of Istanbul and other cities across Turkey continues. Of one thing we are certain: Nothing will ever be the same again. Continue reading