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American Express disowns Pink Floyd singer Roger Waters because of pro-Palestinian views

When it comes to aiding Israeli Apartheid, American Express is just another brick in The Wall, according to a new report.


Roger Waters, lead singer behind Pink Floyd, lost a multimillion dollar American Express sponsorship for his 2017 US+Them tour after expressing solidarity this month with Palestinian students trying to end Israel’s apartheid system of military occupation using the same protest tactic that helped dismantle South African Apartheid (and, earlier, America’s Jim Crow): Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, or BDS.

“I’m going to send out all of my most heartfelt love and support to all those young people on the campuses of the universities of California who are standing up for their brothers and sisters in Palestine and supporting the BDS movement,” Rogers said, according to CBS News, “in the hope that we may encourage the government of Israel to end the occupation.”

American Express decided it would be a good idea to leak the cancellation of the contract to the New York Post,…

Watch Pro-Palestine protesters storm a planned talk by an Israeli activist at a London university.

The speaker Hen Mazzig and Jewish students were escorted by police from the building after their UCL meeting room was surrounded.



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