News for the East Bay's diverse, working-class majority.
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Cal Winslow’s new book on the Seattle general strike of 1919 contains important insights for leftists and labor activists who hope to turn talk of a general strike into reality.
Alameda County Sheriff Gregory J. Ahern, who just evicted the Moms4Housing with an armored vehicle, is a far-right cop. His views are common among law enforcement, which typically serves the interests of the powerful and privileged.
Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have both released expansive student debt forgiveness plans. But Bernie’s plan does more to advance racial and economic justice.
In our interview, Moms 4 Housing activist Dominique Walker tells us what motivated her to occupy a vacant home, and how she sees the struggle continuing.
Student debt burdens women and people of color more than anyone else. Cancelling student debt is an urgent demand for economic, gender, and racial justice.
The director of “Knock Down the House” put pro-charter school org GO Public Schools on blast after they screened her film in Oakland.
Talking to your friends and family about Bernie Sanders and democratic socialism
The billionaire-backed Blueprint Plan proposes to close 24 Oakland schools, paving the way for total privatization. But parents and teachers are fighting back – and getting beaten and jailed for doing so.
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.