News for the East Bay's diverse, working-class majority.
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After a shooting took the lives of 9 San Jose transit workers, the VTA still owes the workers it calls “heroes” millions in hazard pay.
The Bay Area got $2b in federal rescue funds to save public transit. Why is an unelected board hiding the money?
Rather than throw caution to the wind, we need to keep fighting for safe conditions for transit workers and riders while the pandemic continues.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s recently announced cash assistance program is the latest attempt by billionaires to privatize government services and destroy the welfare state, funded by many of the bosses who have driven millions into poverty.
Welcome to the first edition of the Transit Corridor Bulletin! We aim to provide an understanding of the agencies that fund and plan our transportation system, and to put pressure on these agencies to provide affordable, equitable transit for all.
By Shane Ruiz Michael Lighty is a national leader in the fight for Medicare for All, served as the Healthcare Constituency Director for Bernie 2020, was a lead policy analyst for SB-562 to create a single-payer system in California, and for over twenty years worked for healthcare workers’ unions CNA/NNU on campaigns for patients’ rights, […]
A guide to talking to your friends and family about socialism.
As Labor Secretary, Bernie Sanders could fight alongside teachers’ unions to reign in Wall St. and ensure safe working conditions for everyone.
“We have been a sleeping giant for the past decades. Nothing happens without the Muni transit operators in this city.”
For years, privatized charter schools have destabilized OUSD, harming all students and families. But when families, students, and teachers organize together, we can restore public education in Oakland.