Reports on Protest & Resistance

In the Mix at Pride Honolulu: Who Does the Future Belong To?

Hawaii Pride MarchWorld Can't Wait - Hawai`i | June 11, 2015

The World Can't Wait-Hawai`i contingent in the 2015 Pride Parade wasn't our biggest ever, and our decorations weren't as "over the top" as some, but we got a tremendous response from the crowd lining Kalakaua Blvd as we passed.  As we approached we could see people reading our lead banner: 


Learn About the “War on Terror” and Protest at the Left Forum

World Can't Wait | May 25, 2015

At the Left Forum in New York City May 30-31, World Can't Wait will host a series of panels to explore the developing “war on terror” and our opposition against the crimes of our government. Please join us for the following events:

  • Deep Into Drone Wars & Secret Ops:
    What's the "War on Terror" Coming To?
  • US Wars of Aggression & Islamic Jihad:
    What is the Bigger Danger and How Should the Antiwar Movement Respond?
  • “We Tortured Some Folks” But Don't Take it Too Seriously, Says US Government


Stop the War on Yemen: San Francisco Protests

World Can't Wait, San Francisco | May 18, 2015

Yemen-protest-SF-2015On May 16 in San Francisco, World Can’t Wait joined a protest demonstration of 200 people to demand Stop the War on Yemen.  Members of the Yemeni community in the Bay Area (one of the largest in the U.S.) organized this street march and rally ”calling on all to support their struggle for self determination against foreign intervention and imperialist wars” and welcomed everyone. 


Chicagoans Protest to Say Hands Off Yemen - No More Wars For Empire!

World Can't Wait Chicago | April 26, 2015

Hands Off Yemen Chicagp ProtestWorld Can’t Wait Chicago joined a coalition of other organizations and concerned individuals on April 25 to condemn the U.S.-backed Saudi Arabian war on Yemen now underway. Called on short notice, it was good to see 50-75 people with banners and signs saying “Hands Off Yemen” and “Saudi Rulers Are War Criminals” and “No U.S. Intervention.”


Protests Spread Throughout the U.S. Against Drone Warfare

Debra Sweet | March 4, 2015

Protesting at Creech air force base in NevadaAir force bases for drones are sprinkled around the U.S. but the largest is Creech AFB, near Las Vegas, a key center for drone control, and for training of drone operators. Opponents of targeted killing by the U.S. in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Somalia have gathered at Creech this week to demand its end.


Close Guantanamo Protests and Events

World Can't Wait | January 20, 2015

DC Guantanamo Protest Jan 2015-67

In this country of unending wars, vast surveillance of whole populations, targeted killing, “enhanced interrogation,” and secret ops. the existence of the US torture camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has become a powerful symbol.


Why is General Petraeus Afraid of Being Questioned?

Debra Sweet | November 4, 2014

The evening of October 30, at the 92nd Street & in Manhattan — which has a reputation for being a center of culture and freedom of expression — Ray McGovern (the outspoken anti-war activist and former CIA analyst) was confronted by name and denied entry to an event where General David Petraeus was speaking.  Very quickly after being blocked by 92nd Street Y security, Ray was injured by the NYPD, arrested, held overnight in Central Booking (formerly known as The Tombs), and charged with "criminal trespass" in the third degree, and "resisting arrest."


70+ Cities Say NO MORE to Police Brutality and Mass Incarceration

Hayat, World Can't Wait Intern | October 25, 2014

Orange jumpsuits against mass incarceration, torture, and GuantanamoAll over the nation, over 70 cities chose to participate in the 19th annual National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression, and the Criminalization of a Generation held on October 22nd, 2014. We here at World Can't Wait also joined in.


Day 65: Cornel West, Carl Dix, Among Protesters Arrested After Ferguson Weekend of Resistance

Stop Mass Incarceration Network | October 13, 2014

Cornel West Arrested at Ferguson Protest October 13, 2014Below is a report on the arrests earlier today in Ferguson.  At this writing, Carl Dix and Cornel West have been released from the county lockup.  They are waiting for more people to be released, including steering committee members of the Month of Resistance to be released.


Protests at Port of Oakland Against Siege of Gaza Block Ship from Unloading

World Can't Wait - San Francisco Bay Area Chapter | August 18, 2014

Oakland Dock Action for PalestineOn Saturday August 16, several thousand protesters marched into the Port of Oakland toward the berth where a weekly Israeli cargo ship docks to offload its goods.  The weekly docking of a Zim Lines cargo ship at the Oakland port was the focus (Zim Integrated Shipping Services is the Israeli international maritime shipping line).  A community picket line at its berth was called for 5 AM Saturday, to meet the longshoremen arriving for the day shift to offload its cargo.


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World Can't Wait mobilizes people living in the United States to stand up and stop war on the world, repression and torture carried out by the US government. We take action, regardless of which political party holds power, to expose the crimes of our government, from war crimes to systematic mass incarceration, and to put humanity and the planet first.