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 […]
A huge brouhaha is being made over the courageous stance of 49’er quarter back Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the US National Anthem. Maybe those making this fuss should consider the […]
We were walking along Jack London Square when we saw a cop interviewing two guys who obviously were not the yuppies that the authorities want here. We stopped and asked what was […]
Oaklandsocialist has a suggestion for a step in stopping the police rampage of murder, brutality, rape and destruction: That the movement to oppose it organize and go directly to the union membership […]
This is a video of last night’s protest in Oakland against the police rampage.
Out of nowhere, Oakland’s police chief Sean Whent resigned last week. Now the truth behind his resignation is starting to be revealed in this article in the East Bay Express. According to the article, […]
If you want to know what people are thinking, you have to ask them. With that in mind, Oaklandsocialist did its own mini “exit poll” outside a polling place during yesterday’s California […]
Hillary Clinton made a campaign stop in Oakland on May 6 and a crowd of hundreds came out to see her. Oaklandsocialist went to talk with those who came out there. Clinton’s […]
Here is Cetima talking about her experiences living in Oakland.