Category: Rocketship

2/17/2022 Oakland Protest against taking over of ports

The City Council of Oakland is pushing ahead to give GAP-A’s billionaire owner John Fisher hundreds of millions of dollars of city and state funds for his private stadium, hotels, and 3,000 1 million-dollar condos that will wreck the Port of Oakland and drive out working-class Black and Brown community members.

They also claim they are against the privatization of the schools in Oakland, but they ignore the fact that Fish- er and his family control KIPP and Rocketship charter schools and even the president of A’s Dave Kaval is on the board of Rocketship. Why are they helping him and his agenda?

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1/19/22 – Oakland Protest Against Billionaire A’s John Fisher’s Stadium

This project will also destroy 80,000 maritime jobs of ILWU and other maritime unions at the port which is critical to the Bay Area. Where will the thousands of trucks park but in the West Oakland neighborhoods. The mayor and the Port Commission and it’s chair Andreas Cluver who is also head of the Alameda Building Trades really don’ t care since they are taking orders
from Fisher.

It is time to stop this scam and con game by billionaire Fisher and his rubber stamps!

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