Every so often the national spotlight turns to Oakland, CA, a city of about half the population of its better-known neighbor, San Francisco. For the past three years that spotlight has come […]
Several thousand women, and a few men, gathered in downtown Oakland to mark International Women’s Day, 2017. Considering the small forces that did the organizing, the turnout was impressive. It was also […]
About a year ago, it was revealed that an under age sex worker in Oakland had been traded around by the Oakland Cops like an old baseball player. When Oakland Mayor Libby […]
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While the real criminal is getting off Scot-free, the campaign is on to find a scapegoat for the Ghost Ship fire disaster, in which at least 36 people died. So far, the […]
Thank you, Donald Trump. There were thousands and thousands at the anti-Trump rally in downtown Oakland last night, the overwhelming majority were young. This could be the start of something big. Here’s […]
This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party. At the time, they were hated and feared by every official institution of US capitalism. Today, many of […]