Will canceling Kanye West turn the tide on antisemitism?

 

November 4, 2022



(JNS) — The saga of Kanye West’s antisemitism is not without irony. Even after he had engendered controversy by engaging in anti-Jewish rants, West, who now calls himself “Ye,” boasted that his status as a rap music star and fashion mogul rendered him exempt from facing any real financial consequences for spreading hatred. The Adidas brand, in particular, would, he said, stick with him.

“I can literally say antisemitic s*** and they cannot drop me,” he said.

A few days later, he found out this wasn’t true when Adidas dropped him, on the grounds that his various statements and threats made agai...



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