Emma Kaplan

Emma Kaplan
December 31
Emma is a member of the National Steering Committee of the World Can't Wait. Learn more about World Can't Wait at worldcantwait.org Follow her on twitter @emmancipator

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 Bradley Manning is set to go to court martial on June 3rd at Fort Meade, Maryland. He has been charged with 22 violations, the most serious accusation being "aiding the enemy." Manning is charged with leaking the Guantanamo Files, The Afghan and Iraq war logs, US State Embassy Cables as… Read full post »

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May 22, 2013                   

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Many of you voted for Barack Obama because you hated the Bush program of open use of torture, evisceration of civil liberties and illegal wars of aggression.  I ask you to look honestly at what the Obama administration has done in the past couple of years.… Read full post »

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MAY 21, 2012 10:40PM

Protesting NATO war crimes in Chicago

Protesting NATO war crimes in Chicago: Because the World Can't Wait 


Yesterday was pretty intense. We arrived at Grant Park to a heavy police presence.  Some of us had not slept well the night before after hearing the news of that the police had raided the homes of nato protestersRead full post »

Today when I went to read my email, I saw on my front home page "U.S. Soldier held in shooting rampage that killed 16 Afghans, officials say. 

I feel disgusted. I am disgusted because I know that were probably women and children who were killed.I know that these were people who posed n… Read full post »

DECEMBER 10, 2011 4:09PM

Disrupting The Democrats & the NDAA

 Video of action here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PN6tYuq8B7A

Want to see more of these kinds of actions? Make a donation to The World Can't Wait today: https://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/1170/p/salsa/donation/common/public/?donate_page_KEY=5872

What a night! I went down to Occupy SeRead full post »

I have been watching the footage of Oakland in absolute shock and disgust. Peaceful protesters being attacked with rubber bullets and tear gas. This was a mass attack where they arrested over 100 people

Read more from revolutionaries on the ground last night: http://revcom.us/a/248/raid-on-occupy-oaRead full post »

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Occupying To Stop U.S. Occupations.



Oct 6/7 is the 10 year anniversary of the Afghanistan war. For ten years, the richest country in the world has been "at war" with the poorest country in the world. Today in Washington D.C. , thousands… Read full post »

On Sunday August 6, Reliant Stadium became a cesspool of homophobic, women hating Christian fanaticism when 30,000 people descended in Houston Texas for Rick Perry’s the Response Rally. The Guardian reported, “There was plenty of prayer, some of the faithful stood with arms held high in… Read full post »


The recent uprising in Egypt that ousted a U.S.-funded dictator has given great hope and oxygen to people all over the planet.


The Egyptian people lived under thirty years of degradation, torture, fear and oppression. This uprising proves that even if something has been going on… Read full post »


Yesterday evening, Wiki-leaks released 250 of 251,287 U.S. embassy cables entitled Cablegate.  Read them here. The cables date from 1966 up until February 2010.  These U.S. cables show the grotesque and mafia-like nature to which the U.S. pursues its imperialist interests. Iraq/… Read full post »

 How does this....


 ( sign from Restore Sanity rally)


                              Oppose This?


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Dear Jon


I have to say I am so delighted to hear about your march To Restore Sanity in Washington. I have been looking for ways to oppose these right wing lunatics who hate black people, immigrants and want a theocracy ever since their guy stole the elections in… Read full post »

I spent the weekend in Killeen, Texas to participate in protests being held against the deployment of 3,000 troops to Iraq called by The Disobedient. These protests are happening in the context of the wikileaks revelations that show U.S. soldiers killing civilians in Afghanistan, shooting reporter… Read full post »

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AUGUST 21, 2010 3:57AM

First day at Fort Hood

I am in Killeen, TX at Under The Hood Cafe near the Fort Hood military base tonight. I am down here for the protests happening on Sunday being called by the Disobedient. The Disobedient is made up of Iraq era war vets and others anti- war activists, mainly

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On Saturday August 21, the US Army base at Fort Hood will begin sending 3,000 troops to Iraq, scheduled to stay for at least 12 months.  Obama administration officials are re-branding and straight up lying to the public about the war when they say “the last day of August marks the/… Read full post »

SB1070: What is The Difference Between Americans Only and Whites Only?


On July 29, SB1070 will go into effect. This law will make life even more horrific and unbearable for millions of immigrants and millions more who look like they are from another country. This is… Read full post »

As the fourth of July comes up this weekend, I can't help but think about what blantant bullshit it is.  The lie that  is repeated to us over and over again since we were small. That this is the greatest country in the world. They tell us how lucky we are… Read full post »

Whether or not you'll be joining us in the streets this weekend, you can be a part of the movement. Get ready!

March 19-22: Anti-War Offensive Virtual Fund Drive
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MARCH 7, 2010 2:52AM

Why I am Not Disappointed In Obama

Don't groan just yet.  Some of you might be expecting me to say one of the many defenses of the Obama administration.  Give him some time, He has to clean up the mess that Bush left ,  He has a lot on his plate, We can't just leave Iraq and Afghanistan..… Read full post »

So the much debated, highly controversial Tim Tebow ad aired today. The ad begins with Tim's mother entering, friendly music playing and talking about how happy she is that she had her son. She refers to Tebow as "her miracle baby" You see that the most precious thing about her… Read full post »

FEBRUARY 7, 2010 2:22AM

Lots Wrong With Tebow Anti Abortion Ad

When George W. Bush was in office, pro choice ads were running on buses, progressive movements were taking ads out in the New York Times calling for Bush to be impeached and many were in the streets taking responsibility to stop the crimes of their government. Fast forward 9 years later… Read full post »


I want to thank everyone for their statements of support and donations to our trial over the past couple of weeks. I would like to share some of things that people have said about our choice and moral decision to resist an illegal illegitmate war through putting our bodies on… Read full post »

JANUARY 28, 2010 2:27AM

Mistrial on Port Protesters Case

(The battle continues to DROP THE CHARGES! See below for information on how to donate to this case)

Press coverage from trial today: http://www.kirotv.com/news/22357712/detail.html

Hi Everyone,
Maggie Lawless here, filling in for Emma. I wanted to let people know what happened at court today, so he… Read full post »

JANUARY 27, 2010 11:01PM


(The battle continues to DROP THE CHARGES! See below for information on how to donate to this case)

Hi Everyone,
Maggie Lawless here, filling in for Emma. I wanted to let people know what happened at court today, so here’s a brief rundown:

The Port Military Protest trial ended today… Read full post »