The World isn’t Fair engages a conversation with Karl Marx about Marxism, class, inequality and capitalist greed:
Even songs that appear in children’s movies engage political themes. The song Our Town from the movie Cars is sung by James Taylor, but Newman’s song ponders the destructive effects of large scale economic forces on the fictional town of Radiator Springs.
Part 1 of this blog is here. Part 3 explores Newman's ballads and more personal songs.