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So music is no longer cultural, something to be enjoyed. It’s a hard-core commodity to be peddled as ruthlessly as any washing machine and the grotesquely powerful corporations which control the ‘industry’ will stop at nothing to make sure their product, and only their product, is dominant and distributed solely by companies and methods nominated and/or controlled by them.
This reign of terror against students —- it’s nothing less —- is not only sanctioned, but encouraged by teachers and administrators who, like their counterparts in the junior schools, have been browbeaten into believing acting for Warner Music, EMI, Vivendi Universal and Sony BMG is in the interests of their students.
And of course, these activities are funded by taxpayers, school fees and parents.
It’s win-win for the labels, who are laughing all the way to the bank.