WEDNESDAY, JAN. 19
Alex Gibney's 2010 documentary Casino Jack: The United States of Money discusses the relationship between politics and money and how the almighty dollar is used to manipulate government decisions. The film uses the well known story of lobbyist Jack Abramoff to illustrate the greed, lies, and corruption in U.S. politics by following Abramoff's money trail around the world.
7:30–9:30 p.m., $5 suggested
390 27th St., Berk.
Join the struggle for justice and reparations for the family of Oscar Grant, who was killed by a BART cop on New Year's Eve 2009. Meet at the West Oakland BART station and march through the historic sites of Marcus Garvey and the Black Panther movement. A rally is planned for after the march.
Noon ( 2 p.m. rally), free
West Oakland BART station
1451 Seventh St., Oakl.
THURSDAY, JAN. 20
Free training for anyone interested in providing climate change workshops. Receive the tools and materials to lead community members in calculating and reducing their carbon footprint and in creating positive change throughout their communities.
6:30–9 p.m. The Ecology Center
2530 San Pablo, Berk. www.ecologycenter.org/climatechange 
SATURDAY, JAN. 22
Celebrate and defend the 37th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. March through downtown and rally for the cause — which also happens to be a counter demonstration for the annual pro-life Walk for Life parade. Bring your signs, costumes, creativity, and SF pride.
Harry Bridges Plaza (in front of the Ferry Building)
Market and Embarcadero, SF
Help build and plan the March 2011 events for the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, the most disastrous industrial event in New York City history. The fire led to legislation requiring improved factory safety standards and helped spur the growth of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.
11a.m.–1 p.m., free
City College of San Francisco, Mission campus
1125 Valencia, Room 277, SF
Cambiz A. Khosravi's film A Really Inconvenient Truth goes a step beyond Al Gore's popular documentary by framing the current climate crisis within the context of capitalism.
7–9 p.m., free
Niebl-Proctor Marxist Library
6501 Telegraph, Oakl.
SUNDAY, JAN. 23
Sing along to your favorite old-timey songs of struggle and dissent. This session focuses on songs from the civil rights and labor movements. Don't know the words? Lyric sheets provided.
5 p.m., donation
Modern Times Book Store
888 Valencia, SF
Ayana Lobossiere, Judith Mirkinson, and Leslie Mullin — who recently visited Haiti and interviewed hundreds of Haitian women — report on the remarkable grassroots women's groups working to rebuild Haiti, end the cholera epidemic, fight for democracy, and advocate for the people.
5:30–8:30 p.m., free
Albany United Methodist Church
980 Stannage, Albany
(510) 526-7346 2
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