Not a great true believer “Every government is run by liars. Nothing they say should be believed.” ― I.F. Stone I’m Caffie’s son—raised to resist, taught to question… Erring on the side […]
This is the web site of the Oakland/East Bay Socialist Group. We are a small group of workers, youth and retirees in the Oakland/East Bay area and are affiliated with the Workers International Network (WIN). WIN is just that - an international network that doesn't pretend to be more than it is. We believe that socialists must participate in the struggles of workers around the world, and that an essential part of that struggle is discussing and learning from our experiences. Contact us at Oaklandsocialist@gmail.com.
For the first time in over 75 years “socialism” is becoming nearly a household word. That is why what happens with the different socialist groups matters, despite the fact that they are […]
What happened with the Boeing 737Max crashes, and are we seeing the same process under way in the nuclear power industry? In 2018, Boeing delivered its 10,000th 737. Originated in 1967, the […]
The announcement by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that all remaining US personnel will be withdrawn from the US embassy in Venezuela is ominous. The NY Times reported that he said their […]
Why is US capitalism so opposed to the Maduro regime in Venezuela? They claim it’s because of the repression there, but all one has to do is mention two words – “Saudi […]
Roger Silverman reports from Britain: Jeremy Corbyn, left leader of the British Labour Party, recently announced that Labour was going to call for a new referendum on Britain leaving the European Union […]
Here are a few pictures of Oakland’s teachers strike of 2019. Oakland has not seen such an outpouring of support from its working class community in many years. Many articles have already […]