Culture is politics by other means.
The CREAM thesis is essentially what Mark Fisher calls “capitalist realism”– i.e., the belief “that not only is capitalism the only viable political and economic system, but also that it is now impossible even to imagine a coherent alternative to it” (2).
Here’s the song Wu-Tang sampled.
This lady played the Independent last Wednesday, opening for Colter Wall, and she was really good.
Son House would approve: