Ellie Hamrick, a proud member of Athens (OH) Revolutionary Socialists, is running for Athens city council. Oaklandsocialist recently interviewed her. Here are some excerpts (along with some comments from Oaklandsocialist): On conditions […]
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.
How to avoid sinking into cynicism and despair as the chaos and violence seem to sweep through US society? The first step is to understand what is happening and why. Trump and […]
Note: For background on this case, see this article. According to the article, a worker was shot and killed at a workers’ protest. Originally, the union bureaucrat Hector Maicán was arrested and […]
United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) representatives throughout Northern California have been bargaining with Lucky (food) Stores for months now. They thought they had reached an agreement that reportedly contained some real […]
Oaklandsocialist reprints here the following appeal from Jeffrey Carlos Nunes. Brother Nunes was a leader of the New York City carpenters who opposed a wage cutting contract being forced down their throats […]
Politics is class struggle, and that is what is obscured in these Democratic Party debates. Instead, round and round and back and forth they went. It was impossible to really make sense […]
Like millions of others, I was unable to listen to the entire debate among the first group of Democratic Party candidates. It just got too boring. One thing was clear: The moderators […]