Tag Archives: Oakland California

We march in Oakland for #NMOS14

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters: Reports of demonstrations in New York, Chicago, Kansas City, Oakland, Los Angeles. Read the report from Oakland: We march in Oakland for #NMOS14

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Stop the spies and lies

200 youths of all races gathered at the Norwalk Fusion Center on the First National Day of Protest. Protests were also held in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Boston, Dallas, San Francisco and Oakland. Continue reading

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McDonald’s walkout

McDonald’s walkout in Oakland. Photos by David M’Oto. Continue reading

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BART workers forced to strike

From the November-December 2013 issue of News & Letters: BART workers forced to strike Oakland, Cal.—“One day longer, one day stronger!” shouted a transit worker to kick off a noon rally on Oct. 18 at Oakland’s Lake Merritt BART (Bay … Continue reading

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BART workers face strike-breaking tactics

Several hundred rallied in support of Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) workers trying to negotiate a contract with a modest raise and no more takeaways. Continue reading

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Outrage at Trayvon Martin injustice

Participant reports from Trayvon Martin demonstrations in Los Angeles, Oakland, Chicago, Raleigh, and New York. Continue reading

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Some cuts don’t heal

From the new March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: Workshop Talks Some cuts don’t heal by Htun Lin As Congress’s latest self-imposed sequestration crisis makes clear, not all cuts are the same. A campaign slogan of California Nurses’ Association … Continue reading

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Oscar Grant remembered

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Oscar Grant remembered On New Year’s Day 2013 Oscar Grant’s mother, Wanda Johnson, spoke to about eighty people gathered for a vigil at Fruitvale BART station in Oakland, Calif., site of … Continue reading

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Solidarity with South Africa’s miners

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Solidarity with South Africa’s miners Oakland, Calif.—On Aug. 24, 100 activists converged on Oscar Grant Plaza to express solidarity with the South African miners’ struggle in Marikana and outrage over the … Continue reading

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A voice from Occupy

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: A voice from Occupy Oakland, Calif.—I am an anarchist and believe in acting according to my principles, most recently in Stockton on May 31 in a general strike protesting the murders … Continue reading

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