Baseball owners seem to have learned something from the pro football owners’ boycott of Colin Kaepernick: They learned that owners can stick together, violate anti-trust laws, and get away with it. So, […]
“Inmates running the prison”
“The inmates are running the prison.” (billionaire owner of the Houston Texans football team) Oaklandsocialist agrees with McNair’s comment, with one “little” modification: The reality is that those who should be inmates […]
Save Laney College; keep the A’s where they are! Radio interview.
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 […]
After the NBA spectacle fades, Oakland’s troubles remain
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 […]
Tommy Smith & John Carlos
Amazing that this simple act of protest brought about such repercussions. It shows the political role that athletes play in the US and worldwide.
Would You Take This Job?
Would you take a job where you knew that your career was likely to last about three years, at the end of which you’d almost certainly have had at least one serious […]