All the power's in the hands
Of people rich enough to buy it

from The Clash – White Riot Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The Clash were in no way “working class” or poor.
Interestingly, The Clash’s manager, Bernie Rhodes bought a large house in Notting Hill, giving rise to a parody of “White Riot” thus:
“White mansion, I want a mansion, white mansion a mansion of my own”.
Sadly I do not recall who sang that. Certainly someone less successful than The Clash!

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