A specter is stalking America’s urban working class. It is the specter of gentrification. Urban workers, mainly people of color, are victimized in good times and bad. When times are bad, many […]
The multi-millionaire, real estate speculator and school privatizer owner of the Oakland A’s wants to build a new stadium right across the street from Oakland’s Laney Community College. Here is an interview […]
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 […]
Includes a few interviews… See here for a more in-depth article.
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 […]