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
March 28, 2020

Alameda healthcare workers tell the bosses: masks are disposable, workers and patients are not

Forced to treat Covid-19 patients without adequate staffing or supplies, Alameda County healthcare workers are fighting back to demand safe conditions for themselves and their patients.

March 23, 2020

Alameda County’s public health system is a nightmare for workers and patients. COVID-19 will make it worse.

Years of underfunding and mismanagement have crippled the Alameda Health System. Without immediate and massive emergency funding, COVID-19 will overwhelm county hospitals, possibly resulting in thousands of unnecessary deaths.

March 21, 2020

Organize or die

Workers must organize now to demand a response to COVID-19 that puts people over profit.

March 19, 2020

Organizing around the world for PTO: Pandemic Time Off

Workers around the world are organizing to demand paid time off and safe work conditions during the coronavirus outbreak.

March 19, 2020

Beware a police solution to the coronavirus

Social distancing is necessary to slow the spread of the coronavirus. But we should be wary of harsh enforcement measures which victimize the most vulnerable members of our communities.

March 08, 2020

Bernie won California

Bernie Sanders won California’s Democratic primary. We should celebrate, and keep up the fight for a better world.

March 07, 2020

McClymonds High closed as toxins and gentrification intersect

OUSD closed the school after TCE, an industrial solvent and carcinogen, was discovered. Community members are fighting both disinvestment in their school and gentrification in their neighborhood.

March 02, 2020

Vote March 3. Organize March 4.

Californians should vote for Bernie Sanders on March 3. But the election is just the beginning: to realize Sanders’ agenda, working people must organize in their workplaces and communities.

February 21, 2020

Bernie is the climate candidate

Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal is the only plan that treats climate change as a real international emergency.

February 20, 2020

After the Moms4Housing win, is Mosser the next landlord target?

The Mosser Company, a billion-dollar corporate landlord, bought 20 buildings in Oakland in 2017, hoping to profit from extreme rent hikes. But tenants are fighting back.