Roger Silverman reports from Britain: Jeremy Corbyn, left leader of the British Labour Party, recently announced that Labour was going to call for a new referendum on Britain leaving the European Union […]
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.
Here are a few pictures of Oakland’s teachers strike of 2019. Oakland has not seen such an outpouring of support from its working class community in many years. Many articles have already […]
Question: When is violence not violence? Answer: When the attacker is a school board member and the victim is a striker. Above is a picture of Larry Baer, president of the SF Giants, assaulting […]
A hotly debated contract settlement to the week-long Oakland teachers strike was approved by a vote of 1131 “yes” to 842 “no” or 57% to 43% yesterday. This is a very close […]
The Wall St. Journal editors nailed it: Following Michael Cohen’s testimony before congress, they concluded “the impeachment machinery is now up and running. Democrats may find it’s not easy to stop, though […]
UC Davis student-worker union (UAW Local 2865) has passed a resolution calling for a state-wide student walkout in support of striking Oakland teachers. Here is the text of the resolution. If there […]
Here’s a short video of the third day of the Oakland teachers strike. A couple of ideas for what could be done next: Build a state-wide student walk out to support the […]