All Articles on Oakland

Movement to Remove Police From Schools Gains Momentum as Seattle and Oakland Boards Sever Ties With Departments
"Something has really shifted here. These are material gains."
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Climate justice is about far more than reducing emissions. It is about building a fairer and more just world. (Photo by Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) Views
Caring About the Climate Crisis Means Supporting the Demand to Defund the Police
As anger rages across the country at the brutal killings of black and brown people, the climate movement must join the call to divest from the police and invest in communities.
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California Communities Sue Fossil Fuel Companies, Demanding State Court Hold Them Accountable for Climate Crisis
"It's about getting them to pay for the damages they knowingly created."
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Zachary Norris is executive director at Ella Baker Center and co-founder of Restore Oakland. (Photo: Brooke Anderson) Views
What to Build Instead of Prisons
In Oakland, social justice groups are fighting the prison industrial complex through renovated space dedicated to restorative justice and community building.
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'Good News!': With Unanimous Vote, Oakland Joins Growing List of Cities to Ban Facial Recognition Technology
The move comes as the Berkeley City Council considers a similar policy
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Education Privatizers Have Gone Global. So Must We If We Want to Stop Them
The fight for public education reminds us that working-class struggles around the world are linked—and that international solidarity is the key to victory
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Oakland Education Association President, Keith Brown, leads a march today of striking teachers through downtown Oakland. “We ask the School Board Superintendent: Which side are you on?” said Brown, as he rallied a crowd of thousands of striking teachers, parents, and students. (Photo:Inthesetimes) Views
"Out Here Because I Love Teaching”: The Oakland Teachers Strike, In Photos
On day one of the strike, teachers, students and community members speak from the picket line
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Oakland teachers make their way into Taylor Memorial Methodist Church in Oakland on Monday to discuss the possibility of a strike Thursday, Feb. 21. The vote was to strike. (Photo: Jessica Christian / The Chronicle) Views
Why Oakland Teachers Are Going to Strike
We’ll be on the picket line this week because we think the people of Oakland know more about what’s good for our schools and community than affluent outsiders
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Tackling 'Urgency and Scale" of Crisis, Oakland, Calif. Declares Climate Emergency
City council passed resolution Tuesday endorsing declaration of a climate emergency and calling for just transition
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California Cities Wanted Big Oil to Pay Up for Climate Damage But Federal Judge Just Said 'No'
"By kicking the case to a do-nothing Congress and a climate denying White House, the court essentially ruled that taxpayers alone should pay the massive costs of adapting to climate change."
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