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Francis @rylanleif ?

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"Some of your facts are indeed valid. Lorde is criticizing consumerism, but I don’t think that makes her a racist. “Why aren’t we critiquing wealth by taking hits at golf or polo or Central Park East? Why not take to [...]" · View
  • Francis commented on the blog post Wow, that Lorde song Royals is racist   1 year ago · View

    “Why aren’t we critiquing wealth by taking hits at golf or polo or Central Park East? Why not take to task the bankers and old-money folks who actually have a hand in perpetuating and increasing wealth inequality?” Well the reason she isn’t covering those topics is because she’s saying “songs be like”, as in popular [...]

  • Francis posted an update:   1 year ago · View

    Some of your facts are indeed valid. Lorde is criticizing consumerism, but I don’t think that makes her a racist.

    ”Why aren’t we critiquing wealth by taking hits at golf or polo or Central Park East? Why not take to task the bankers and old-money folks who actually have a hand in perpetuating and increasing wealth inequality?” Well the reason she isn’t covering those topics is because she’s saying ”songs be like”, as in popular songs in popular culture. How many chart-topping hits do you know that are saying ”Golf carts, brandy, tripping ’round the Benefit Gala”? It doesn’t make her racist, she’s just commenting on a trend in music under pop culture’s umbrella.

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