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