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For many years the Oakland School Board has plotted its school privatization plan behind closed doors, closing neighborhood public schools and giving the keys to privately managed Charter schools. No Oakland School Board members ran...

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“I’ve been waiting for this moment for years!” was the sentiment of many teachers at Skyline High where over a hundred blocked the school entrance. Teachers have faced the daily toll of dramatic underfunding. Special...

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When the Oakland Unified School District announced that they would be closing 24 out of Oakland’s 87 schools at the same time as the teachers began preparing for a strike in February, they essentially declared...

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After a six day strike, United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) on Tuesday, January 22, ratified a new contract with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). This was the biggest and most important strike...

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“They want us to fail…the schools, the teachers, the students. So they can push students into charter schools. So they can make money. We’ve had it. Enough is enough!”- Los Angeles teacher on strike. January...

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By Rob Rooke, Skyline High parent On Friday January 18, five thousand students stayed home and several hundred teachers didn’t show up to work in Oakland. Oakland’s biggest high schools stood empty, as teachers called...

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Following a march and rally of 40,000 on Saturday, December 15, the United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) announced a strike date of January 10! If UTLA does strike it will be a major event...

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Both the Butte County Camp Fire, which killed more than 80 people and last year’s Tubbs fire, which killed 24 people, were likely sparked by Pacific Gas and Electric’s equipment. According to the California Department...

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Build a Socialist Movement for the California We Need! On November 6, California voters defeated Proposition 10, a measure which would have repealed the state’s rent control ban and opened the door to the possibility...

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San Francisco voters made history this November by passing a $300 million tax on large corporations with over 60% of the vote. This money will go to providing housing and services to the homeless of...

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