Early this morning, pro Morsi protesters were attacked by the Egyptian military. Some fifty were reported killed and hundreds wounded. According to some reports, the dead included some shot in the head. […]
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.
Note: The document below was produced by the Workers International Network (WIN) in 2009. It tries to lay out some of the main developments in the world today, but WIN does not […]
by John Reimann, Oakland/East Bay Socialist Group “the land was vibrating. the building every thing. i thought it was space attack” That is how an activist described the mass protests in Tahrir […]
The caption says it all — “the largest number of protesters in a political event in the history of mankind.” The Egyptian masses have set a world record, and one far more […]
Roger Silverman was a high school teacher in an “inner city” school in London, UK. Most of his students were from Africa and Asia (including Pakistan, etc.) Here, he reports on […]
Make no mistake, the Muslim Brotherhood is a brutal bunch. This one video of their supporters throwing some kids off a roof is evidence enough. No wonder their removal from power is celebrated […]
by John Reimann The US and the global capitalist class understand the threat in Egypt perfectly. They see that the removal of a president today by extra democratic means can lead to […]