It is never comfortable to give up long-held beliefs and connections, but the impending climate crisis makes that a burning necessity. And the fact that, scientifically, it’s possible to avoid the worst […]
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.
Finbar Geaney comments from Ireland on the “Brexit” crisis that is gripping British politics. While his call for a second Brexit vote may be controversial within the serious socialist left, his analysis […]
Introduction: El Dorado County, CA, is the spitting image of Trump Country. Here, Scott and Heather Schroeder report on political activity there. This sort of organizing is happening in areas similar to this […]
On Tuesday evening, students, teachers and community residents spoke up for their school in deep east Oakland – Roots Academy. Here’s what some of them said. After it was all said, though, […]
Enforcing austerity: the Zimbabwean military takes charge By David Hemson Here are the cries of desperation and anger coming from Zimbabwe: “Over the past few weeks us Zimbabweans have faced a very […]
Oaklandsocialist reprints here a statement from the Party of Socialism and Liberation in Venezuela. For a report that helps explain how things got to this state of affairs in Venezuela, see this […]
“Donald Trump just allowed Nancy to walk all over him,” tweeted Toni Lauren of Fox Nation. “Good news for George Herbert Walker Bush: As of today, he is no longer the biggest […]