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"No More Endless War" Protests Planned During DNC

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 12:13 pm | World Can't Wait

Daily Anti-War Truth Displays and a Wednesday Speak-Out will expose and oppose endless war More >>

Protests in Washington & Across U.S. to Demand

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 5:08 pm | World Can't Wait

Four days of anti-war events in Washington, D.C. and actions from San Francisco to New York City will protest the 2003 “shock & awe” U.S. invasion of Iraq. More >>

Prosecution of All Torturers, Ouster of Torture Professor

Sunday, 11 January 2015, 10:23 pm | World Can't Wait

Marking the start of the fourteenth year of U.S. operations at the illegal prison at Guantanamo Bay, protest demonstrations and events are set for several U.S. cities this month. More >>

Protests Against US Drone War Planned at West Point

Saturday, 24 May 2014, 12:02 pm | World Can't Wait

May 28 Protests Against US Drone War Planned as President Obama Addresses West Point Graduates More >>

Graduation Protesters Say UC Harbors War Criminal

Saturday, 10 May 2014, 1:03 pm | World Can't Wait

Berkeley CA: Lawyer John Yoo remains a tenured UC Berkeley Law professor, but anti-torture protesters say he is also an unindicted war criminal because of his crucial legal role in the Bush-Cheney administration’s torture policies and program. More >>

Gathering in U.S. Condemns NSA Spying on “Whole Populations"

Thursday, 20 June 2013, 3:00 pm | World Can't Wait

First Major Political & Cultural Gathering in U.S. to Condemn NSA Spying on “Whole Populations” More >>

Stand With Snowden! Free Bradley Manning! Close Guantánamo!

Tuesday, 18 June 2013, 3:36 pm | World Can't Wait

Activists supporting whistleblowers Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden, and calling for the closure of the U.S. prison at Guantánamo, will demonstrate at Senator Feinstein’s office in reply to Feinstein’s remarks accusing Edward Snowden of “treason,” ... More >>

Close Guantanamo, End Indefinite Detention & War Crimes

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 10:40 am | World Can't Wait

Inspired by the hunger strike of most remaining Guantanamo prisoners, hundreds of people in the arts, law, public life and academia have made an urgent call to Obama to close the Bush-era U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, where 166 men are ... More >>

"Guantanamo Prisoners" Walk Across Golden Gate Bridge (SUN)

Monday, 14 January 2013, 4:44 pm | World Can't Wait fire ATTN: Daybook/News Desk “Guantánamo Prisoners” Walk Across Golden Gate Bridge To Mark 11th Anniversary of Prison Known for Torture Event: Protest Processional across SF Bay Golden Gate ... More >>

“Guantánamo Prisoners” Visit Torture Professor

Thursday, 10 January 2013, 2:36 pm | World Can't Wait

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday January 9, 2013 fire ATTN: Daybook/News Desk “Guantánamo Prisoners” Visit Torture Professor at UC Berkeley 12:00 Noon, THURSDAY January 10, 2013 UC Berkeley Law (Boalt ... More >>

Demand Release of Pfc. Manning at DNC, Charlotte, 9/4 @ noon

Wednesday, 5 September 2012, 11:04 am | World Can't Wait

Veterans, Occupiers and War Opponents Protest US Wars for Empire and Demand Release of Pfc. Manning at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte More >>

“Videotaping is Not A Crime” Nationwide Initiative

Monday, 11 June 2012, 1:38 pm | World Can't Wait

June 7, 2012 For Immediate Release Ad Hoc Committee for Reason /The World Can’t Wait “Videotaping is Not A Crime” Nationwide Initiative Launched CHICAGO – Opponents of the continuing prosecution of Gregory ... More >>

Peace Activists Demand End to NATO Violence at Obama HQ

Thursday, 17 May 2012, 4:38 pm | World Can't Wait

(676 N. Michigan, Suite 3200) Chicago, IL— On Thursday at noon, CODEPINK: Women for Peace, The World Can’t Wait, Veterans for Peace and other groups associated with the NATO protests will attempt to present letters expressing outrage about NATO ... More >>

Debra Sweet to Receive American Humanist Award as “Heroine"

Tuesday, 8 May 2012, 9:29 am | World Can't Wait

Debra Sweet, World Can’t Wait Director, will receive the 2012 American Humanist Association’s (AHA) Humanist Heroine Award. The award will be presented at the AHA national conference on June 9 in New Orleans and is a joint presentation of the ... More >>

Demonstration Against Military Recruitment

Tuesday, 14 February 2012, 5:29 pm | World Can't Wait

February 13, 2012 Demonstration Against Military Recruitment! When: Wednesday, February 15th, 12:00 noon Where: Rally at BMCC, 199 Chambers Street Then march to military recruitment centers on Chambers St. Why: There are four military recruitment centers ... More >>

"Guantanamo Prisoners" Processional UC Berkeley

Wednesday, 18 January 2012, 9:43 am | World Can't Wait

UC Berkeley’s first on-campus anti-torture protest action of the new semester is scheduled for Tuesday morning at Boalt Hall, where former Bush Justice Department lawyer John Yoo has been returned to teaching Constitutional Law. More >>

Retired Military Personnel Call for Guantanamo Closure

Monday, 16 January 2012, 11:47 am | World Can't Wait

For the 10th anniversary of the opening of the “war on terror” prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba (on Jan. 11), a group of retired military personnel and lawyers are calling on President Obama to honor his promise to close the prison, which he made when he ... More >>

Demonstrations Planned for Obama Bay Area Fundraising Visit

Tuesday, 25 October 2011, 4:01 pm | World Can't Wait

President Barack Obama arrives in San Francisco Tuesday to greet major donors at an exclusive luncheon, almost one-year to the day before the 2012 election. Protesters will rally outside the $7500 per plate campaign fundraiser when Obama speaks. More >>

Civil Disobedience to Stop NYPD “Stop and Frisk”

Thursday, 20 October 2011, 5:49 pm | World Can't Wait

The NYPD’s policy of “stop and frisk” will face another challenge Friday, this time as religious leaders and others plan civil disobedience to stop what they call a “racist, illegal, illegitimate and unconstitutional policy.” More >>

Nationwide Protests Support CA Prisoners’ Hunger Strike

Monday, 1 August 2011, 2:53 pm | World Can't Wait

On Monday protesters will demonstrate in cities including San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York and Seattle supporting demands raised by a dramatic 20-day prison hunger strike in July. The hunger strike protested cruel and inhumane conditions ... More >>