Letters to the Editor

To the Editor…

Posted January 27, 2015

Subject: Why Disruption Strategy Has Worked While there is a search for strategies among the common people to bring about justice, there is a counter strategy wherein a different set of common people are being used to create a different
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To the Editor…

Posted January 27, 2015

Regarding “Greek elections deliver blow to brutal austerity” (Jan.26):  Greece slipped into near bankruptcy primarily because of widespread tax evasion and corruption.  The “brutal austerity” imposed on Greece as a condition of bailouts from the Eurozone has actually been working
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To the Editor…

Posted January 23, 2015

Thanks for the thoughtful post, Randy. I couldn’t agree more. Too many demonstrations for too many causes with no end game in sight. A counterpoint example is Unite Here! Local 2’s successful campaign against Centerplate, (BeyondChron story posted on July 17, 2014).
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To the Editor…

Posted January 22, 2015

Thanks for the thoughtful post, Randy. I couldn’t agree more. Too many demonstrations for too many causes with no end game in sight. A counterpoint example is Unite Here! Local 2’s successful campaign against Centerplate, (BeyondChron story posted on July
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To the Editor…

Posted January 20, 2015

Subject: Alternative Weeklies Thrive—in the East Bay The Express publishes some good writers, but editor Robert Gammon has never met a big corporate developer he didn’t like.  This diminishes the progressive aura the paper would like to cultivate, though reporters
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To the Editor…

Posted January 20, 2015

Subject: Alternative Weeklies Thrive—in the East Bay What evidence do you have for statements like: “figuring out (unlike the Bay Guardian) how to turn the Internet into a force for building rather than limiting print readership.” and “used social media
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To the Editor…

Posted January 20, 2015

Subject: East Bay Express Hella Loves Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf The East Bay Express hits middle age.  Slows down, looses it’s edge, wants to converse based on experience or relationships with politicians who trade information for P.R. Robert Gammon, the
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To the Editor…

Posted January 13, 2015

Subject: Hope Is the Root of Activism Thanks for your recent insightful report card on the Mayor; I agreed with 95%.  After reading that article I read your arts/ culture/politics piece and wondered why you didn’t score the Mayor on
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