Stop The Air Strikes and Targeted Killings NOW!
The devastating events in Paris that have left 129 people dead are a horror. Ordinary people massacred while simply living their daily lives.
This came a little more than a month after France, part of a U.S. led coalition, carried out dozens of airstrikes on Syria. This coalition had previously launched 3,000 airstrikes in Syria, massacring ordinary people in Syria who were simply living their daily lives.
“[T]he Obama team never planned to outlaw the policies, despite what some of his supporters on the left may have thought when he took office.”
Eight years ago, people were so over George Bush, and so ready for an end to the Bush regime's wars, that they began hoping Obama would follow through on early promises to stop them.
On October 30, Barack Obama ordered 50 U.S. troops into Syria. To listen to the news and politicians in America you would think the only problem with Obama’s move is that it puts 50 Americans “in harm's way.” Here’s a reality check and a morality check: American lives are not more important than other people’s lives. Obama’s move will intensify the living hell for millions of people in Syria and beyond, and ratchet up a whole set of deadly and dangerous conflicts.
This year October 22, 23, and 24 were days of resistance against police murder, brutality and terror in New York City as family members of people killed by police traveled from around the country to speak the names of their loved ones and demand justice for all those murdered by police, and an end to this terror once and for all. World Can't Wait was proud to represent at the marches and by supporting the movement in advance by raising more than $8,000 to cover family travel expenses.