You can cage the singer but not the song.
Fascism is fascism. Terrorism is terrorism. Oppression is oppression.
You can be arrested and not charged. You can be arrested and have no right to counsel.
This generosity that has been offered to the United States says very much about the Venezuelan spirit.
I've always been supportive of the right of Israel as a state, and I've always fought against anti-Semitism, even in my own community.
Our foreign policy has made a wreck of this planet. I'm always in Africa... And when I go to these places I see American policy written on the walls of oppression everywhere.
I think Bush has a very selfish, arrogant point of view. I think he is interested in power, I think he believes his truth is the only truth, and that he will do what he wants to do despite the people.
My social and political interests are part of my career. I cannot separate them. My songs reflect the human condition. The role of art isn't just to show life as it is, but to show life as it should be.