Tag: Roger Waters

Concert For Regime Change: Coming Soon to The Colombia-Venezuela Border

When the US launched the world’s first Twitter Coup against Venezuela’s UN recognised government, it was immediately clear that Washington had adopted ultra-contemporary methods to do what the US has been doing to Latin American countries for well over a century. But while during the 1973 Chilean coup, Henry Kissinger’s […]

Roger Waters Slams Professional Pink Floyd Tribute Band For Violating His Ethical Standards

Pink Floyd co-founder, lyricist and principle composer Roger Waters has taken to social media to criticise a major Pink Floyd tribute band that have three performances scheduled in Israel. Among the many political causes for which Waters advocates, supporting the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) which calls for a […]

Roger Waters’s Defence of Julian Assange Constitutes a Moment of Genuine Activism in an Age of Celebrity Grandstanding

It has long been commonplace for celebrities to take positions on major public issues, although as with any trend, the ideals, sincerity and originality of such a movement or set of movements tends to become diluted over time. As a result, most celebrity so-called activism of the contemporary period remains […]

Roger Waters Speaks Out Against Jair Bolsonaro And Discovers Brazil’s Extreme Wealth Gap In The Flesh

For the impoverished Brazilians whose favelas (slums) are within earshot of some of Brazil’s most wealthy neighbourhoods and most prestigious public locations, the Roger Waters concert dedicated to opposing the reactionary Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro was clearly out of their price range. This is certainly not a criticism of Waters as […]

Roger Waters and Donald Trump: One Doesn’t Like The Other But They Are Both Supporting Online Free Speech

Roger Waters has given an interview with Russia’s RT television after competing a sold out show in St. Petersburg. On his current tour, Waters dedicated the 1977 Pink Floyd song Pigs (Three different ones) to Trump complete with multiple quotes by the US President being projected on large screens throughout the area […]