Debra Sweet Speaks Truth to Empire

April 17, 2013

Debra Sweet was interviewed on “Speak Truth to Empire” on KFCF 88.1 FM, in Fresno, California on April 17, 2013. She talked about World Can’t Wait the Iraq and Afghanistan wars the April Days of drone actions and American imperialism under Bush and now under Obama. She was asked, "How anti-war movement has changed in the last few years and what can we do about it?"

The Anniversary of the Iraq War and Guantanamo Hunger Strike

March 21, 2013

Tour de PeaceDiscussion with Cindy Sheehan on the 10th anniversary of the US War on Iraq & her latest project: Tour de Peace.

David Swanson writes:

“Between April 4 and July 3, the entire country (and the other 96% of humanity too) is invited to join in a bicycle ride from California to Washington, D.C.  You can join as a bicycler or as a sponsor.

This won't be a ride to raise awareness about cruelty to animals, but it will raise awareness about war -- by many measures the greatest destroyer of the natural environment we have, as well as consisting first and foremost of the mass killing of that peculiar animal we're all rather fond of: the homo sapiens.

This won't be a ride to raise money for cancer research, but it will raise money for the campaign to abolish war -- a carcinogen if the people of Fallujah ever saw one.”

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Then, Jeremy Varon, a representative of Witness Against Torture ( joined us to discuss the huge hunger strike happening right now at Guantanamo and our response to it. See: HUNGER STRIKE AT GUANTANAMO: Emergency Response & Call to Action.


Debra Sweet on A Deeper Look: Drones, Obama, and Protest

Debra Sweet, Director of World Can't Wait, was interviewed on KBOO-Portland, OR on February 28, 2013 on "A Deeper Look." From the KBOO website:

Drones and Targeted Killing, The Imperial Militaries preferred method for dominating the world & Oregon is working hard to be a major player in their manufacture and research. The use of these weapons has met protest around the world and the The Network for Stopping Drone Spying & Warfare has big plans this spring. April Days of Action to Stop Drone Warfare. A Month of coordinated protest and education. Tune in A Deeper Look this Thursday morning at 9:30am. Join me, Linda Olson-Osterlund & My guest will be Debra Sweet from the World Can’t Wait.We will talk about Drones, their role in Oregon & the World and the protests planned for April.


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.