Is the United States headed towards its greatest political crisis since the US Civil War? It seems that might be the case. With London bookies giving more or less even odds on […]
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.
Often a movement from below is foretold by a crisis at the top. Is that what is happening now? A recent article by Max Boot seems to show that. Boot, a former lifelong […]
In our second report from Britain, Nick Bradley writes on the mood and other developments in the London/Essex region: It seems an amazingly low key election so far – I live and […]
British Prime Minister Theresa May has called for national elections for June 8. This takes place at a time when she is negotiating the terms for Britain to leave the European Union. […]
President Trump’s firing of FBI director Comey represents a political crisis for US, and therefore for world, capitalism. “Days before he was fired, James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director, asked the […]
Sometimes when I was working in construction I’d be working right by an air compressor – one of those giant ones that makes a continual thunderous roar. The noise would be so […]
Trump’s invitation to Philippine president Duterte is a warning for what he (Trump) has planned for the black communities in the US. So far, he’s proceeded a little cautiously on that front, […]