News for the East Bay's diverse, working-class majority.
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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.
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.
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.
The tech giant has had a contract with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol since March 2018, despite worker and public outcry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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