News for the East Bay's diverse, working-class majority.
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Efforts at “reform” eat up money while failing to stop racist police violence. We need to defund the Oakland Police Department.
On the night of May 29, thousands of Oaklanders spontaneously assembled to protest the murder of George Floyd at the hands Minneapolis Police.
Highland Hospital has not equipped its Sexual Assault Response & Recovery team to do its job safely in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Student organizer Xavier tells us: “This protest should be an example that anyone can organize a protest…no matter the age.”
On Sunday afternoon, Oaklanders held a peaceful car caravan protest against the racist murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.
With tenants unable to pay rent during COVID, landlords say they are facing their own crisis. Instead of bailing them out, we should ask what function they serve in providing housing.
The state of California and Contra Costa County have expanded tenant and homeowner protections to address the Covid-19 shutdown. But these measures aren’t enough to keep many people from losing their homes.
District Attorney Nancy O’Malley is easing incarceration in response to the coronavirus. We should fight to maintain and expand these measures.
In a pandemic, the problems of working from home and finding childcare are compounded for working-class women of color.