It’s not just a one-time principled stand, either. Neil Young is an artist with a lifetime of principled credibility. Cynicism runs so deep right now that many people overlook the obvious: that Young is putting his money where his mouth is by pulling his catalog from Spotify. There is no catch
Source: An Assortment of Links and Observations Regarding the Neil Young –Joe Rogan Spotify Saga, https://daringfireball.net/2022/01/young_rogan_spotify_saga
- It’s true that people don’t trust people doing anything “just” in principle.
- That is, in part, because capitalism has made it nearly impossible for people to do so because it generally means losing out on money.
- It is a privilege that Young can do pull all his catalog from an entire platform but that doesn’t mean it’s a bad or empty gesture.
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