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HuffPost Religion Round-Up June 19-26

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 08.25.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Gay Pride, Mormons, Buddhists, circumcision, music, slavery and evolution. It has been a busy week on HuffPost Religion.

Raging Against The Machine: Tom Morello's Nightwatchman Persona

Michael Gilmour | Posted 08.21.2011 | Religion
Michael Gilmour

With all the rhetorical force and righteous anger of the prophets, the Nightwatchman's biblically literate activism rails against the individuals and institutions responsible for the plight of the needy

Amanda Terkel

Rage Against The Machine Guitarist Coming To Wisconsin For Concert | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, WIS. - For the past week, the protests outside of the Wisconsin statehouse have had a background soundtrack of Bruce Springsteen, Journey and...

Kitten's Sunday School Streamers, A Viva Elvis Clip, Plus Conversations With Shelby Lynne, Ryan Montbleau and Middle Class Rut's Zack Lopez

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


SWU Brazil: It Really Does Start With You

Anna Griffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anna Griffin

The Global Sustainability Symposium -- featuring Over 74 global musical acts, including Rage Against the Machine, Linkin Park, Kings of Leon, Dave Matthews Band, Joss Stone, Incubus and Tiësto -- proved to be a powerful and inspiring event.

Rage Against the Machine: Why We Should Be Skeptical About Standardized Test Scores

Justin Snider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Justin Snider

The educational decisions now made in part on standardized test scores are neither few nor inconsequential. This is hardly about who gets a sticker for a job well done.

Zack de la Rocha, Tom Morello and Conor Oberst Rally to Fight Arizona's SB 1070

Marissa Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marissa Moss

On Wednesday, Zack de la Rocha and Tom Morello, Conor Oberst and Dolores Huerta joined together in a press conference to discuss Soundstrike and their campaign against Arizona's SB 1070.

'Deportees': In Response to Arizona Law, Cuéntame, Outernational and Tom Morello Release Music Video

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Axel W. Caballero

In response to Arizona SB 1070, Outernational with Tom Morello released a cover version of Woody Guthrie's "Deportees." The song has spread online as ...

Obtaining the Playlist from Guantanamo

Lawrence Iser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lawrence Iser

Once a prison guard purchases a copy of his favorite Nine Inch Nails CD, he is free to play it on his boombox. He is free to put a particular song on "repeat" and to play it as loud as he wants to.

Rage Against the Machine Get Christmas Number One Spot in the U.K.

Emily Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Emily Henry

In the red corner, pulsing with '90s angst, Rage Against the Machine are enjoying the sweet smell of victory with their 1992 semi-hit "Killing in the Name."

Music's Biggest Quitters: 20 Who Quit

Spinner | Spinner Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

They say winners never quit, but in the music biz there's something to be said for going out at the top of your game. Whether they left for greener p...

Look Who's Not Talking, Bono!

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Virginia M. Moncrieff

Mo longer are we content to hear the tin pot half-baked undergraduate political ramblings of some bloke who just happens to have the mic. What in the hell would he know?

BBC Airs F**k-Laden Rage Against The Machine Song In Breakfast Hour (NSFW AUDIO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The BBC got more than they bargained for when they hosted Rage Against the Machine Thursday morning. What was meant to be a promotion of the band's s...

What Does It Mean When British Pop Fans Rage Against the Machine?

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Blankenship

Like anyone, I enjoy a lot of the pop music dispensed from Simon Cowell's empire, but it's just exciting to see this netroots campaign unseat the winner of Britain's American Idol-like X-Factor with a 15 year-old song about revolution.

Friday Talking Points [99] -- Misdirection

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The real head-scratcher for serious media-watchers right now is what the "war" between the White House and Fox News was meant to distract us from this week. The "war" itself is laughable, for a number of reasons.

Tom Morello: One Man Revolution

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Matlack

In retrospect, Morello sees their success as the juxtaposition of real world events like Rodney King and massive feigned rebellion in the music world. Rage's rebellion was for real.

A History of Music Torture in the "War on Terror"

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

U.S. military personnel were ordered to keep prisoners awake by blasting ear-splittingly loud music at them -- for days, weeks or even months on end -- at prisons in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay.

Musicians Protest Their Involvement In US Interrogation Methods

AP | ANDREW O. SELSKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — Blaring from a speaker behind a metal grate in his tiny cell in Iraq, the blistering rock from Nine Inch Nails...

The Relentless Activism of Tom Morello

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
ZP Heller

The St. Paul police should have known better than to try to stop Tom Morello. The Rage guitarist leads a growing number of musicians who have adopted an explicit antiwar, anti-Bush message.

At Both Conventions, Rage Against The Machine Salutes Anarchy

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

On Wednesday night, Republican delegates fresh off Gov. Sarah Palin's vice presidential nomination speech at the Xcel Energy Center here formed a con...

Rage Against The Machine Playing Twin Cities During RNC

Pitchfork Media | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Days after Rage Against the Machine's Lollapalooza set threatened to become a riot, the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune's website has reported [via ...