Over the past month the World Can’t Wait Chapter at the University of Arizona has stepped out as a force of resistance on campus and in the process has been attacked and suppressed by the administration and reactionary student groups. The UA World Can’t Wait chapter was forced to cancel a ” Resistance Through Art Festival” this weekend and was bashed in the UA Wildcat. While these attacks need to be repudiated by UA’s student body and the Tuscon community; this is part of shaking up campuses and we need situations like this erupting on campuses across the country.
Anti-Bush rally draws 100 to Mall, By Kelly Lewis
Sarah Sowid’s house was destroyed in Lebanon this summer after Israeli soldiers threw a grenade into her family’s living room. Although no one was hurt, the three-generation home housed Sowid’s immediate family, her grandparents and her great-grandparents. The Bisbee High School senior and her family were forced to evacuate Lebanon weeks after the Israel-Lebanon war.
On the UA Mall yesterday, Sowid joined about 100 people who voiced
their opposition to President Bush’s administration and its policies.[ Read Article Here ]
Actually, the world can wait, By David Francis
Adults have decried what they believe to be a pervading sense of political apathy among our generation, but as a young person, I’d have to disagree. The spirit of protest is alive and well in America, but there’s just one problem: Many people don’t know exactly what they’re advocating. [Read Article Here]
UPCOMING Univ of Arizona World Can’t Wait Event:
Tuesday, November 28, 7:00 pm
Rev. John Fife on:
“Theocracy, Pre-emptive War, & Torture:
George W. Bush & the Theology of Empire”
UA Social Sciences Room 100
Click here for more info on event