MAJORITY

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
December 09, 2019

Student debt cancellation is a demand for racial and gender justice

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.

December 06, 2019

AOC documentary director blasts GO Public Schools for Oakland event

The director of “Knock Down the House” put pro-charter school org GO Public Schools on blast after they screened her film in Oakland.

November 26, 2019

How to win the holidays

Bernie Sanders and Killer Mike

Talking to your friends and family about Bernie Sanders and democratic socialism

November 25, 2019

Billionaires’ agenda to own Oakland schools: the Blueprint Plan’s 24 proposed school closures

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.

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.