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.
Teachers in Los Angeles have been on strike for over a week. Now, it seems the LA teachers’ strike has reached a tentative agreement, with a decent raise and a few other […]
by Roger Silverman in London Marx talked famously of history repeating itself as farce. However, even he might have found it hard to envisage the pantomime that the British ruling class now […]
For the first time in many decades socialism matters. The largest socialist group in the US is Democratic Socialists of America. That’s why what DSA does matters also. Below is a report […]
Last December, we published an open letter to Codepink about their planned “peace caravan” to Iran. Without giving the slightest support to US capitalism’s threats and attacks against Iran, we criticized this […]
Here is a timeline of how the mainstream US capitalist media has covered the issue of Trump’s financial ties with the Russian mafia capitalist class. This timeline is significant, because it provides […]
The NY Times has now revealed that the FBI has been investigating Trump for working for Russia! They write: ” “In the days after President Trump fired James B. Comey as F.B.I. director, law […]