Gen X’s Soundtrack Warned of a Looming Crisis of Unfettered Capitalism & Political Corruption

A Retrospective Analysis: How Music Lyrics Foreshadowed Our Current Socioeconomic Crisis

Erik Blair
15 min readMar 10

For the purposes of this article, Gen X refers to individuals born between 1965 and 1980. The music that was prevalent during their formative years spans a…

Erik Blair

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