In 1944, the state of South Carolina murdered 14 year-old George Stinney – the youngest person ever to be executed in the United States. That was part and parcel of the famous […]
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.
Living in Oakland, it’s hard to believe that killing a fellow human being is so unnatural to the human species. After all, since 2011, 21 children have been killed here, five of […]
Congratulations to socialist candidate for Seattle City Council Kshama Sawant. Sawant won 33% of the vote in yesterday’s election in that city and faces a runoff against incumbent Richard Conlin. This is […]
“Our Stolen Future” by Theo Colborn et al a book review by John Reimann “Let us not, however, flatter ourselves overmuch on account of our human victories over nature. For each such […]
A new style among young women (including teen agers) is to keep their cell phone in their bra. Now, a few doctors are starting to notice cases of breast cancer among […]
Report on German Neo-Nazis by “Anonymous” in Germany Hi folks, today I would like to tell you something about the system to record politically motivated criminality in Germany. We’ve been amazed when we […]
(Note: The following was written in January of 2012. We are republishing it now because what was true then is even more true today.) The world today is entering a period of […]