Pam Drake is the local politics coordinator for the Wellstone Club and writes frequently on her blog Drake Talk Oakland about Oakland and Bay Area politics. She’s written a lively and informative set of recommendations for the local ballot – read it here: https://draketalkoakland.com/2018/05/17/my-2018-primary-recommendations-a-look-toward-to-november/.
Local commentator J. Douglas Allen-Taylor has written this thoughtful and entertaining analysis of what the political and legal battle between Elaine Brown and Desley Brooks really means for black folks and the people of Oakland. This piece is the conclusion of a six-part series which is also available on his website.
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