Thank you to all who registered for and attended the World Can’t Wait Zoom discussion on March 20, marking the 20th anniversary of the U.S. attack on Iraq. See the report back here. Most present had been in the streets in 2002/03 attempting to stop Bush/Cheney from launching that unjust, illegitimate, immoral attack on Iraq’s people. But the first question was what are we going to do now?
In the last week, the global situation re the U.S. has gotten more dangerous in three ways:
- Xi Jinping visited Putin in Moscow, tightening economic cooperation. The peace plan he proposed was immediately dismissed by Biden’s people, who warned China not to send weapons to Russia, even though the U.S. has sent tens of billions of them to Ukraine.
- NATO countries are discussing increased ammunition production for Ukraine as they and Russia feverishly prepare “spring offensives.” Biden approved training Ukraine in using F-16 fighter jets – next step, the jets themselves. This ups the ante towards nuclear use.
- The U.S. is squeezing China now harder than Trump did with economic sanctions and military pressure around Taiwan. Congressional hearings to ban TikTok, opened by a Chinese company, claimed without evidence that TikTok spies on U.S. citizens (what about the NSA?).
This could quickly become open warfare between the imperialist powers, all three of which have nukes. On the March 20 call, Carl Dix presented a plan for protests Sunday April 2 and Monday May 1, posing:
More information on the protests called by revcom.us for Sunday April 2 in NYC, Chicago, LA and San Francisco demanding:
No U.S./NATO War with Russia! Stop U.S. Threats Against China!
No World War 3! It’s This System, Not Humanity, That Needs to Become Extinct!
We Don’t Accept Their Future—It’s Time to Get Organized for a Real Revolution
Stay tuned to WorldCantWait.net for further actions and discussions on stopping war crimes done in our names.