News for the East Bay's diverse, working-class majority.
Brought to you by the Democratic Socialists of America, East Bay chapter.
Robust public transit is an essential part of solving the climate crisis. Only one presidential candidate is running on a bold vision that ties together transit, jobs, and climate change, and strikes a blow at the powerful companies who are blocking progress: Bernie Sanders.
East Bay bus drivers have authorized a strike against AC Transit. If they strike, the bus drivers would be taking part in a long tradition of fighting back against corporate elites and standing up for their riders.
Bernie Sanders’s Green New Deal is a new kind of strategy for environmental justice, and it will require a mass movement to defeat the ultra-rich who oppose it
Millions of Americans are chained down by massive student debt burdens. Bernie Sanders has a simple solution to the crisis: cancel the debt. All of it.
Due to a late primary date and the undemocratic superdelegate system, the 2016 Democratic presidential primary was decided before California could weigh in. In 2020, with an early primary and a quarter of the delegates needed to win the nomination, California’s votes matter.
Kaiser Permanente workers’ national contract expires Sept. 30. They may strike, not only to improve their own working conditions, but to improve the quality of patient care at Kaiser.
Our for-profit housing system turns what should be a basic human need into a source of anxiety and suffering for millions of working people. But there is an alternative. We can have affordable and high-quality housing for all, publicly owned and democratically controlled.
On Aug. 21, 1791, the enslaved people of Saint-Domingue rebelled, beginning the Haitian Revolution. Haitian revolutionaries extended the emancipatory promise of the French Revolution to those whose enslaved labor created the wealth of the emerging French elite.
In the heart of the Bay Area’s gentrification crisis, the Hayward Collective just secured a big win for tenants. Our interview with Alicia Garcia Lawrence, once of the Collective’s committed organizers.