Confronting recent criticism of his support for Palestinian rights and the BDS movement in two furious, personal, open letters, Pink Floyd's Roger Waters rips the "crude pattern" of equating criticism of "the policies of this government of Israel" with anti-Semitism, viewing it as perhaps a reaction to the growing power of the global BDS movement. Arguing against dehumanization of the other as "the root of all injustice and oppression" and citing the death of his father fighting the Nazis in...
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"There were people whose lives were in danger, and we acted. Period."
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