Jaffe's Email for Gayle!

Thank you for your amazing support for my campaign! The support that has continued to flood in from across the country tells me that we are ripe for change! Doug Jones won in Alabama and now Paul Ryan wants to resign - wow. I’m running against the…


The fight for a free internet is not over!

As you may know, on December 14th the FCC spearheaded by former Verizon lawyer Ajit Pai voted along party lines to repeal Net Neutrality protections and attempt to bar states from enacting their own rules. Going against 83% of Americans who favored…


Take Action Today: #ReplaceNAFTA

“Free trade” agreements like NAFTA have been a disaster for America’s working and middle class families by destroying unions and causing massive offshoring of good American jobs.These agreements are solely a result of corporate-cash buying off our…


Fighting for Public Education

We all know that the current GOP tax “plan” is disaster for working and middle class families across the country, and particularly in California. The majority of Americans will see their taxes increase to foot the bill racked up through massive tax…


Representation for the 99%

We are up against a Republican Party in the District of Corporations (D.C.), whose Tax “Plan” will eliminate the ACA’s individual mandate, effectively throwing 13 million Americans off of their coverage in the next decade. And not only do we have to…


‘Bernie Sanders of the East Bay’ Leads California Endorsement Chase

“Our Revolution” Locals in 25 Communities Favor Former Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin RICHMOND - Gayle McLaughlin, two-term mayor of Richmond, CA, today announced support of more than two dozen affiliates of Our Revolution, the post-presidential…


Tax Cuts : Corporations don’t just want more, they want everything!

We know this already: The United States is ruled by corporations and the super-rich in the 1% who use their money to elect corporate-controlled politicians to the executive and the legislative branches of government.​ ​We also know that the tax…


My Speech at Town Hall for Progressive Democracy!

​Over this last weekend I was honored to join Nina Turner as a keynote speaker at Uphill Media’s Town Hall for Progressive Democracy, discussing the importance of building inclusive and corporate-free grassroots power. In Richmond I saw that when…


Keep the Internet Free!

On December 14th, the FCC will vote on the future of Net Neutrality. Which guarantees us access to all the wonders of the internet without the worry of Telecom giants like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon charging us premiums to access content, and…


Keep it in the ground! - Ban Fracking!

To frack, the oil companies use 80 billion gallons a year of our scarce California water and they pump their waste, containing many cancer-causing chemicals, into protected aquifers supplying drinking water. Ten counties and our ocean are already…