Category Archives: Opinion

Opinion pieces written by members that reflect the values and position of the Club.

Racial and Criminal Justice Committee meeting in Berkeley on May 2nd

The Racial and Criminal Justice committee will hold its next meeting on May 2nd in Berkeley at 7pm at 1301 Walnut St (across from the Live Oak Park tennis courts). We are continuing to meet jointly with activists from Indivisible Berkeley, Democratic Socialists of America, the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, and other progressive organizations who also are working on issues of racial justice and criminal justice reform.  For more info on the meeting, contact Rivka Polatnick ( Everyone is welcome!

Interesting Links from Club Newsletter 4/16/2018

Some Interesting Links
The United States Infrastructure Report Card
Analysis of the Impact of Charter Schools in California
Sheriffs Above the Law
A New York Times Reporter in the Shadow of the War on Terror
Conn Hallinan; 2017 Are You Serious Awards

The Fossil Fuel Factor in American Politics
Michael Klare: The Battle Lines of the Future
Michael Klare: Spreading the Cult of Carbon
Oil Companies Spent Millions to Pass Cap and Trade in California
America’s Blue/Red Divide on Climate

Fundraiser for “Necessity: Oil, Water and Climate Resistance” on April 26th – RSVP by April 20th!

PLEASE JOIN the Climate Defense Project on April 26th to support completion of “Necessity: Oil, Water and Climate Resistance” and the work of Climate Defense Project. The documentary features the legal defense work of Climate Defense Project attorneys at a trial in Minnesota with Indigenous activists and non-Indigenous allies fighting oil pipelines in the region.

PLEASE RSVP by April 20th, 2019 to