News and Updates

Oakland Teachers Are Ready to Fight

December 20, 2018

Oakland teachers and supporters gather at last week's solidarity meeting in TemescalBy Scott RaynorHundreds of Oakland educators, parents, and community members gathered Saturday in Temescal to flex their power, share information, and organize ahead of a potential February teachers’ strike.The me...
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East Bay DSA Stands With Oakland Teachers

December 12, 2018

Hundreds of members of East Bay Democratic Socialists of America show support for Oakland teachers on Dec. 9, 2018By Robbie NelsonOakland public school teachers have been working without a contract for more than a year. The Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) has repeatedly offered insulting d...
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Oakland Teachers and DSA Members Canvass Local Businesses Together

December 11, 2018

A business owner hangs a sign in support of the Oakland teachers' union after being canvassed by teachers and DSA membersBy Andrew RichnerAt the October General Meeting, the membership of East Bay DSA voted overwhelmingly to support the Oakland Educators Association in their contract fight, which...
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We Demand Social Housing for All

December 02, 2018

Issued by the East Bay DSA Steering Committee and Social Housing CommitteeWe demand social housing for all. We will win it by joining in the unprecedented working class movement for universal rent control, and organizing towards the clear horizon where we win a secure, permanently affordable home...
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This Week's Victories

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

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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