David Rovics

The United Nations has a strict definition of the term "refugee," whereby you are only a refugee if you are fleeing war or persecution of some kind. If you are fleeing a place because there is no way for you to feed yourself or your family if you stay, the UN defines this kind of movement as "migration." Until 1967, the only refugees recognized by the original refugee convention were Europeans.

@intro =I wouldn’t want to elevate anybody to inappropriately high heights, but for me, Utah Phillips was a legend.

Two soldiers had been captured
They'd crossed to the other side
Two soldiers taken prisoner
Several others died
This is how it started
So said the Jewish state
Forget about 96, 82
67, 48
Two soldiers taken hostage
And by the Sea of

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