Tag Archives: Oakland

Hyper-‘gentrification’

Displacement of lower income people in San Francisco has entered a new stage because of the massive expansion of Silicon Valley and massive real estate speculation. Continue reading

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Study/discussion series: Global Crises, Global Rebellion, and the Needed Philosophy of Revolution

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: You’re invited to a nationwide series of five Marxist-Humanist discussions on: Global Crises, Global Rebellion, and the Needed Philosophy of Revolution Central to today’s reality is the worldwide capitalist economic crisis, … Continue reading

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Occupy the school—keep Lakeview open!

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Occupy the school—keep Lakeview open! Parents, students and teachers have occupied Lakeview Elementary School in Oakland, Calif., since June 15 to keep it open, just one of five schools slated for closure. Under … Continue reading

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Dockers, Occupy close Western ports

From the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Dockers, Occupy close Western ports Oakland, Calif.–Following a shutdown of the Oakland Port on Nov. 2, whose success took the port and city authorities by surprise, Occupy Oakland called another … Continue reading

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Occupy defies attacks

From the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Editorial Occupy defies attacks As 2012 opened, governments from federal to local grabbed more powers of repression, reflecting the failure of their attempts to crush the Occupy Movement with brute … Continue reading

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‘You can’t evict an idea whose time has come!’: The Occupy movement defies police state attacks

A statement from News and Letters Committees: ‘You can’t evict an idea whose time has come!’ The Occupy movement defies police state attacks City governments have carried out police raids on occupations across the U.S. in a vain attempt to … Continue reading

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California nurses strike for healthcare

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: California nurses strike for healthcare     Oakland, Cal.–On Oct. 12-14, nurses at Oakland’s Children’s Hospital staged a three-day strike over the proposed takebacks in their healthcare benefits. Practically all the … Continue reading

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