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10:00 am

National School Walk-Out

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am UTC-7

Register at: https://www.womensmarchsac.com/national-school-walkout-sacramento/ Women's March Sacramento Youth Program and Women’s March Youth EMPOWER is calling for students, teachers, school administrators, parents and allies to take part in a #NationalSchoolWalkout for 17 minutes at 10am across every time zone on March 14, 2018 to protest Congress’ inaction to do more than tweet thoughts and prayers in ... Read more

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Enough! National School Walkout

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:15 am UTC-5

Women’s March Youth EMPOWER is calling for students, teachers, school administrators, parents and allies to take part in a #NationalSchoolWalkout for 17 minutes at 10am across every time zone on March 14, 2018 to protest Congress’ inaction to do more than tweet thoughts and prayers in response to the gun violence plaguing our schools and ... Read more

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5:30 pm

Branch Meeting

March 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm UTC-4

Lessons From the West Virginia Teachers Strike 5:30PM Wednesday March 14 Student Services Cafeteria West Virginia teachers and school services workers have just fought and won a nine day, statewide illegal strike. How is it that a state which went for Trump by a historic margin, and which many had written off as hopelessly reactionary ... Read more

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6:00 pm

Socialist Worker Caffee Hour (& a Half)

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-6
Hellems Arts & Sciences Boulder, CO 80302 United States

What: Socialist political discourse session. When: March 14, 6:00pm-7:30pm. Where: Hellems Building, Room 196. CU Boulder campus. Meeting format: Reading all the articles is not required, as we may be reading an article during this session depending on who shows up and what the group is interested in. We plan choose one or two articles ... Read more

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6:30 pm

The Revolution Has Come! with Professor Robyn Spencer

March 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-4
Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Blvd W
New York, NY 10468 United States

Join us as Lehman College Professor Robyn Spencer discusses her new book, The Revolution Has Come: Women in the Black Panther Party. In The Revolution Has Come, Spencer traces the Black Panther Party's organizational evolution in Oakland, California, where hundreds of young people came to political awareness and journeyed to adulthood as members. Challenging the ... Read more

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How Do We Stop Gun Violence? Building Resistance from Tragedy

March 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-4
Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Blvd W
New York, NY 10468 United States

Another school shooting. Another killer with white supremacist motives. The NRA rejoices as gun sales go up. Gun violence and mass shootings are a part of everyday life in the US to an extent unrivaled in the industrialized world. But we can’t explain this merely in terms of a Wild West “gun culture.” The 17 ... Read more

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How Do We Stop Gun Violence? Building Resistance from Tragedy

March 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-4
Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Blvd W
New York, NY 10468 United States

Another school shooting. Another killer with white supremacist motives. The NRA rejoices as gun sales go up. Gun violence and mass shootings are a part of everyday life in the US to an extent unrivaled in the industrialized world. But we can’t explain this merely in terms of a Wild West “gun culture.” The 17 ... Read more

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7:00 pm

History of the Free Speech Movement feat. Joel Geier

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-7

LOCATION: Valley Life Sciences Building Room 2050 In 1964, amidst major fights over civil rights in the Bay Area, the UC Berkeley administration restricted student political organizing on campus. The students targeted in particular were involved in sit-ins against racist discrimination of Black workers. The Free Speech Movement demanded and won the right to free ... Read more

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The Democrats: A Critical History, Study Series

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5
International Socialist Organization: Portland, ME, University of Southern Maine, Payson Smith Hall Room 208, 96 Falmouth Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States

As part of our ongoing education series, please join the USM Socialists and the International Socialist Organization for our two part study series on Lance Selfa's, "The Democrats, A Critical History." Selfa's book was written first in 2008 in response to the election season between 2006 and 2008. The 2006 elections put the Democrats in ... Read more

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No Ban, No Wall: The Fight for Immigrant Rights Under Trump

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-4

ICE terror. The Muslim Ban. The border wall. The attack on Dreamers. The overhaul of the visa system. No matter where you look, the Trump administration is waging another brutal war on immigrant communities. Yet in cities across the country, people are fighting back, demanding sanctuary, amnesty, equality, and justice. Join us for a meeting ... Read more

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No Ban, No Wall: The Fight for Immigrant Rights Under Trump

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-4

ICE terror. The Muslim Ban. The border wall. The attack on Dreamers. The overhaul of the visa system. No matter where you look, the Trump administration is waging another brutal war on immigrant communities. Yet in cities across the country, people are fighting back, demanding sanctuary, amnesty, equality, and justice. Join us for a meeting ... Read more

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After Parkland: Guns, Violence, and the Student Revolt

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-4

>>>EVENT RESCHEDULED TO MARCH 14th DUE TO WEATHER.<<< After the recent shooting in Parkland, Florida questions surrounding violence and gun-control have been on everyone's mind. Why does the US have so many mass-shootings compared to the rest of the world? How is this related to the number of guns owned by the public? What will ... Read more

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Marxism, Elections, and Class Struggle

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-4
The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 5th Ave
New York, NY 10016 United States

"You put the Democrats first and the Democrats put you last" - Malcolm X Democratic rights are precious products of the class struggle, but we’re constantly forced to choose between the lesser evil of two parties competing to uphold the capitalist class. Abstaining from elections is a strategy that ignores the struggle for voting rights, ... Read more

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W.Va. Teachers’ Rebellion + Women Race and Class Study Group

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-4
Brooklyn Free School, 372 Clinton Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States

Teachers across West Virginia have been on strike since Feb 22, stunning politicians and employers in a fight against miserable pay and a freeze on scheduled improvements to health insurance benefits. Join us to discuss solidarity with 55 United and lessons for future labor movements.

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Lessons from the West Virginia Teacher Strike

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-7
The Women’s Building, 3543 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States

Join us for a discussion of the historic West Virginia teachers strike and the lessons it has for working class struggles to come! Thousands of teachers stunned West Virginia politicians and employers by launching a strike on February 22 in a fight against a miserable pay increase and a freeze on scheduled improvements to health ... Read more

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Lessons of the West Virginia Teacher’s Strike

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5
University Church Chicago, 5655 S University Ave
Chicago, IL 60637 United States

Join us this Wednesday for an eyewitness report back from West Virginia and a discussion on the lessons of this victory. Can we win justice and better conditions at work? It seems daunting, but West Virginia's teachers just proved it's totally possible. They struck 20,000 strong for over a week, built wide popular support, and ... Read more

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Solidarity Is Our Strength: W.V. Teachers Won for Working Class

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-4

THE CORPORATE MEDIA has completely dropped any coverage of this remarkable, rank-and-file strike by the West Virginia teachers, even as the strike was at its peak. It's up to the working class to support each other and to educate ourselves on OUR achievements! Going against corporate-backed political parties and their oppressive policies to defund healthcare, ... Read more

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Tomorrow! – Reading Group: Women, Race, and Class

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5
Brooklyn Free School, 372 Clinton Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Public Organizing Meeting

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5

This is a public meeting to update the movement on developments since the delivering of demands to the provost office and to discuss our next course of action.

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