News and Updates

Toward a State-owned & Community-controlled PG&E

December 21, 2020

A state takeover of PG&E is not only desirable, it is a social and economic necessity. A publicly-owned PG&E offers the surest path to serving the interests of Californians, not Wall Street.As PG&E has demonstrated time and again, private ownership of the power grid is literally fatal...
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East Bay DSA Statement on the 2020 Elections

November 09, 2020

As of writing Joe Biden has been declared the next President of the United States. Thanks to the relentless work of union members, grassroots organizers, and millions of working-class people, especially people of color, Donald Trump has been defeated. This is the victory of the many, not the few....
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We Need a Green New Deal to Stop California’s Wildfires

August 28, 2020

As Hurricane Laura hits the east coast, in some places registering the highest wind speeds ever recorded, we here in California are once again in the grip of ferocious fires that make our air too toxic to breathe and put millions of people under threat of evacuation. We are losing more than a mil...
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East Bay DSA Response to NAACP Letter Regarding August 3 Action

August 03, 2020

In response to the open letter opposing a demonstration at the home of OUSD Superintendent Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammel, East Bay DSA would like to assure the Oakland Branch of the NAACP that we stand in solidarity with the Black residents of Oakland and in particular, the thousands of Black students...
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Announcing the EBDSA 2020 Convention

July 22, 2020

September 13, 2020The convention is the highest decision-making body of the chapter, where we discuss and reflect upon our work and organizing, debate priorities and platform for the future and ratify our annual Priorities Resolution. If you want to influence or provide your opinion on what you t...
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East Bay DSA Response to the Death of George Floyd

May 31, 2020

East Bay DSA stands in solidarity with George Floyd, may he rest in power, with his family, and with the millions of Black people who fear death because of the violence of white supremacy in the United States. The murder in broad daylight of another Black man in the United States has triggered ma...
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Statement on Member Safety and Grievance Process

May 16, 2020

East Bay DSA stands in solidarity with survivors and strives to create a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment for members of all genders, races, and abilities. As elected leaders, the safety and wellbeing of our members is of utmost importance and as a chapter we’ve established a code of co...
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East Bay DSA Bernie Campaign Statement

April 10, 2020

by the 2020 Committee Co-ChairsThe Bernie Sanders campaign raised the expectations of the American working-class and pointed out the absurdity and horror of our racist, capitalist system. It demonstrated the broad and expansive popularity of programs deemed “too radical” for working-class voters,...
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