News for the East Bay's diverse, working-class majority.

Brought to you by the Democratic Socialists of America, East Bay chapter.

East Bay DSA
November 09, 2019

How Medicare for All will kneecap the alt-right

Medicare for All would drastically improve the lives of millions of people in the United States in obvious and tangible ways. It would also undermine the alt-right’s ability to remake American politics.

October 28, 2019

Berkeley High educators go out on wildcat strike

On Oct. 28, over 200 educators from Berkeley High School called out sick to demand fair pay and caseload caps for Special Ed workers — essential demands to ensure that teachers can stay in Berkeley and that student needs are met.

October 23, 2019

Billionaires are wrecking public transit

The ultrarich have molded the Bay Area’s public transit system to serve their own interests. A potential bus workers strike in the coming months is a chance to fight for public transit that serves the working class.

October 11, 2019

How Marc Benioff and Salesforce profit from ICE camps

The tech giant has had a contract with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol since March 2018, despite worker and public outcry.

October 10, 2019

PG&E’s greatest hits: Decades of putting profit over people

The current power shutoff is only the latest result of PG&E’s negligence. Here’s a list of the many times their profit-seeking has hurt or killed people.

October 03, 2019

What Bernie Sanders’ education platform will do for Oakland teachers

Bernie Sanders has the most comprehensive plans to fight back against the underfunding and resegregation that plague public education, and to help teachers and students thrive.

September 25, 2019

Bernie’s Green New Deal can save public transportation

Robust public transit is an essential part of solving the climate crisis. Only one presidential candidate is running on a bold vision that ties together transit, jobs, and climate change, and strikes a blow at the powerful companies who are blocking progress: Bernie Sanders.

September 23, 2019

East Bay bus drivers are ready to strike to save public transit

East Bay bus drivers have authorized a strike against AC Transit. If they strike, the bus drivers would be taking part in a long tradition of fighting back against corporate elites and standing up for their riders.

September 18, 2019

How we build a movement to win Bernie’s Green New Deal

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders’s Green New Deal is a new kind of strategy for environmental justice, and it will require a mass movement to defeat the ultra-rich who oppose it

September 11, 2019

Only Bernie Sanders is serious about cancelling your student loan debt

Millions of Americans are chained down by massive student debt burdens. Bernie Sanders has a simple solution to the crisis: cancel the debt. All of it.