by John Reimann Gerald Seib is the chief correspondent covering politics in Washington D.C. for the most important newspaper of Corporate America – the Wall St. Journal. That’s why when he writes, […]
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.
Last night there was a large march in Oakland, CA, to protest the George Zimmerman verdict. Not only was it considerably larger than the previous one, but the people who were on […]
“We are a nation of laws, and a jury has spoken.” That was Barack Obama’s message on the not-guilty verdict of George Zimmerman. Given Obama’s full history, what he should have said […]
“From Guantanamo to Pelican Bay, hunger strike all night all day! “From Palestine to East L.A., hunger strike all night all day!” This was the chant as some 250 people marched on Corcoran […]
Yesterday, an all white jury in Florida let off a white man who shot an unarmed black teenager. That is just the tip of the iceberg. According to this report, one black […]
by John Reimann “I will not let them get in my way… I keep going… They are not able to intimidate us. Nothing will stop us.” These Egyptian women were speaking1 for […]
“I am for them a prostitute, a whore… The doctor was asking me, you are a woman, why were you there?…. I don’t want these criminal acts happening to other human beings […]