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It's acceptable to be trans
to be black
to be gay
to be a Muslim, maybe
Acceptable to be disabled
to be asian
to be a woman
to be anyone
So long as you're rich and in the
right place
right time
Long as you're rich and in the
right place
right time

I went to destroy the evidence
At least I tried my very best
Booted foot came crunching down
To smash the camera screen
As my colleagues gassed and tasered
I felt powerful at ease
There would be no scrutiny
From the self-satisfied

As results rolled in I felt quiet
hope turn to relief then joy
A new era is dawning
In which hard work is rewarded
Brave new world where all get by
Blind to difference am I
Workfare for the scroungers
Poverty sorts weak from strong

It's acceptable to be trans
to be black
to be gay
to be a Muslim, maybe
Acceptable to be disabled
to be asian
to be a woman
to be anyone
So long as you're rich and in the
right place
right time
Long as you're rich and in the
right place
right time
right place
right time
right place
right time

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from DSM​-​III, released July 6, 2015

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Dispute Settlement Mechanism Royal Leamington Spa, UK

Dispute Settlement Mechanism are a three-piece noise/punk band from Leamington Spa.

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