November AMM: potluck, postcards, more!

Event date: All Members Meeting Nov. 24 Don’t miss Indivisible East Bay’s November All Members Meeting! The party’s happening in the Community Room, on the first floor at Sports Basement, Berkeley, on Sunday, November 24, from 1 to 3 PM. And we do mean party — as is our tradition, we’ll have a potluck, so please bring … Continue reading November AMM: potluck, postcards, more!

Menashi: Unfit to sit

By Ann G. Daniels The bad news: Steven Menashi, nominated to the super-important Second Circuit Federal Court of Appeals, thinks it’s “obvious” that Western culture, government, science, etc. is superior to everything else, especially everything Muslim; was a top legal advisor on Betsy DeVos’ plan to protect for-profit colleges that ripped off their students; and … Continue reading Menashi: Unfit to sit

Election Security Day of Action, Plus John Oliver

Deadline: November 13 Day of Action - We've written before about the state of our elections and the security, or rather the profound lack of security, of our voting machines. We've told you about foreign interference and the desperate need for money to actually secure our votes. We've mentioned that there is $600 million authorized … Continue reading Election Security Day of Action, Plus John Oliver

November 2019 debate watch party

Deadline: RSVP now, space limited - Friends don’t let friends watch the presidential debates alone! Join Indivisible East Bay’s CA-11 Team on Wednesday, November 20, at 5:30 pm in the Scene Room of the El Cerrito Rialto Cinema, at 10070 San Pablo Ave. a few blocks from El Cerrito Plaza BART station. We’ll watch the debate, discuss the … Continue reading November 2019 debate watch party

Indivisible’s meeting with Rep. Swalwell

By Ward Kanowsky Members of Indivisible East Bay and Livermore Indivisible met with Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) and his staff over Monday morning coffee on November 4, 2019 at Inkling’s Coffee & Tea in Pleasanton. Our discussion focused on the impeachment inquiry and where it’s heading. The two Indivisible chapters asked a range of questions … Continue reading Indivisible’s meeting with Rep. Swalwell

October 2019 Visit with Sen. Feinstein staff

The day before Halloween, as fires and blackouts were plaguing the state, a small group from Indivisible East Bay met with Senator Feinstein’s field representative Abby Ellis (and, for part of the meeting, with state director Jim Lazarus, who had to leave early to deal with the ongoing crises). We asked Sen. Feinstein to be … Continue reading October 2019 Visit with Sen. Feinstein staff

The fire this time

By Ann G. Daniels and Andrea Lum Once again, our hearts go out to our friends in the north affected by the Kincade and Burris fires, including our colleagues in Indivisible Healdsburg and Indivisible Petaluma. At the same time, we’re outraged, looking at yet another year of environmental and personal devastation. We’re demanding justice, along with … Continue reading The fire this time

Fight forced DNA collection

By Heidi Rand; Ann G. Daniels contributed to this article Deadline: Submit your comment by November 12, 2019 - The Trump Department of (In)justice has unveiled yet another plan that targets the vulnerable immigrant community: this time, a rule to require the Department of Homeland Security to forcibly take DNA from immigrants in detention centers. … Continue reading Fight forced DNA collection

October 2019 All Members Meeting

By Michelle Hoselton We greeted people to our October 27 All Members Meeting with fun-size candy bars, Swedish Fish gummies, and of course, Indivisible East Bay t-shirts (get 'em while they last at IEB events). Perfect fuel for the resistance! Check-in featured a whiteboard survey asking people to show how they plan to help elect … Continue reading October 2019 All Members Meeting

Join Tax the Rich campaign

By Nancy Latham Help shift the public narrative on taxes and the economy! For decades, one narrative on taxes and the economy has dominated: lower taxes are better than higher taxes. The wealthiest, claiming the title of “job creator,” make this argument most loudly. They argue that if their taxes go up, the incentives to … Continue reading Join Tax the Rich campaign