The World Can't Wait
) is a group in the United States
dedicated to mobilizing mass resistance to what it describes as crimes committed by the US government.
Formation and goals
World Can't Wait was formed in January 2005. Its headquarters is in New York City
. WCW attempted during the Bush years to create a mass popular movement strong enough to force George W. Bush and Richard Cheney from office in disgrace. According to its original (2005) mission statement, by organizing people living in the United States, WCW seeks "to create a political situation where the Bush administration
's program is repudiated, where Bush himself is driven from office, and where the whole direction he has been taking U.S. society is reversed."
WCW levied many accusations against the Bush regime, including: the Iraq war
, prisoner abuse, torture of military detainees, the abrogation of their rights to habeas corpus, ubiquitous domestic wire-tapping and surveillance activities ordered personally by the President, the administration's response to Hurricane Katrina
, and the administration's support for anti-abortion legislation which they state has a basis in the goals of the Christian Right
Founders of WCW included members or supporters of the Revolutionary Communist Party
, and people of various other political backgrounds. Organising in high schools, college campuses and on the Internet, by... Read More