CITIES, how the world works

Grizzly Bear defining 'middle-class' living…

…as an aside, in an article about independent music lifestyle…

Droste doesn’t expect a middle-class living, but he wouldn’t mind one. “I’d like to someday own a house, and be able to have children, and be able to put them through school, in an urban environment that one enjoys living in,” says Droste.

via Grizzly Bear: Indie-Rock Royalty of 2012 — Vulture.

… and accidentally painting a terrifying picture of the contemporary world, at least the Anglosphere, at least the USA. These used to be considered something like working man’s rights. Not privileges, certainly never luxuries.

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