The latest updates on tomorrow's action from Bay of Rage:
Take the streets of Oakland this Friday, June 17!
• mobile blockade & march against austerity plans in Oakland:
3:00pm @ Telegraph & Broadway in downtown
• ending in a gathering and street party in solidarity with the fight for the Oakland libraries:
5:30pm @ 14th & Oak, in front of main library branch
+ Food Not Bombs will be serving at the 5:30pm street party
so even if you can’t make the 3pm action come join us afterwards!
bring your banners, propaganda and friends to manifest the second in a series of counterausterity marches and events planned for the summer
the statements that will be handed out during this action are now available online! check them out here and here!
“The city itself is a bank, a dazzling accumulation of wealth, increasingly withdrawn from our lives and stashed in broad daylight, policed with public funds for the enrichment of a few. Join us in jamming, temporarily, these circuits of dispossession.”
read the full invite here
“Austerity is not just cutting a school budget. It is not just closing libraries. It’s filling prisons and killing poor people, as the alternative to the libraries, schools, and services they cut. It’s a whole system of “crisis” that makes the poor pay for the problems caused by the rich.”
read the invite handed out during protests against Mehserle’s release