News and Updates

This Week's Victories

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November 09, 2018

When our chapter endorsed campaigns leading up to this midterm election, we did so with four goals in mind. First was to develop the class consciousness of working people in the East Bay. Second was to strengthen bonds with other progressive and working-class political forces. Third was to elect ...
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Why "Buffy the Bernie Slayer" Is Dangerous for California Politics

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October 25, 2018

In the era of Trump, California must lead with politics for the many, not the few. Buffy Wicks' professional history shows she'll only lead us to the right.By Nick FrenchThe candidates competing in the California State Assembly District 15 race both bill themselves as progressive Democrats. But i...
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Striking Against Austerity

October 12, 2018

On September 26, East Bay DSA hosted "Striking Against Austerity," a special event centered around the recent (and possibly upcoming) teacher strikes across the country. DSA members as well as members of a local teachers' union, Oakland Education Association (OEA), filled the Niebyl-Proctor libra...
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October Monthly Meeting

October 09, 2018

Mark your calendars! Beginning in October, East Bay DSA will hold general membership meetings (GMs) on the second Sunday of every month at 1 p.m. This schedule begins Sunday, October 14, at the Omni Commons, 4799 Shattuck Avenue in Oakland. These meetings are the highest governing body of our org...
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Unsafe and Unfair: The Alameda Health System Nightmare

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October 06, 2018

By Mark DrexlerThere are flies in the operating room at Highland Hospital. Patients regularly wait for hours, sometimes days to be seen, and the Emergency Department alone is short twenty full time staff. Nurses routinely open drawers to find them empty when they should be stocked with lifesaving...
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DSA Rise for Climate March

September 20, 2018

On Saturday, September 8, DSA members took to the streets for San Francisco's Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice march to send a clear message: the fight against climate change cannot be won without meaningful system change. East Bay DSA's Climate and Environmental Justice Caucus (informally kno...
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