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What Labor Icon Joe Hill Can Still Teach the World 100 Years After His Death

Julie Gutman Dickinson | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics
Julie Gutman Dickinson

If legendary labor activist Joe Hill were alive today - and some contend that he is - he would have plenty to say about the state of the American worker. And the country, if it listened, would have plenty to learn.

Daniel Marans

Tom Morello In 'No Hurry' To Perform In Israel | Daniel Marans | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

Tom Morello, celebrated rock guitarist and progressive political activist, expressed ambivalence about performing in Israel in an interview with The H...

Daniel Marans

Tom Morello Launches Record Label For Radical Artists | Daniel Marans | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

Tom Morello, the celebrated rock guitarist and progressive political activist, announced on Thursday the launch of his new Firebrand Records, a record...

KISS Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Video)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 07.26.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Few bands short of the Beatles inspired more kids to play the guitar and drums than KISS.

Music and Movements: The Tradition Continues

Peter Dreier | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The 1960s folk music scene was a chapter in a long story, one that began decades earlier and that continues today as a new generation of singers and songwriters connect -- directly and indirectly -- to the burgeoning progressive movements that are rippling across the country.

The Boss Is Back With A New Music Video

Posted 01.24.2014 | Entertainment

Bruce Springsteen just released his 18th studio album, and with it comes a new video for the Boss' cover of The Saints' 1986 song "Just Like Fire Woul...

12 Of Tom Morello's Best Licks

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

When it comes to wielding the six-string guitar, few have the chops, inventiveness and catalogue of Tom Morello. On top of Rage Against The Machine, A...

System of a Down's Serj Tankian: Upgrading the Dynamic of Art and Audience

Andrew Fish | Posted 02.17.2014 | Entertainment
Andrew Fish

A sound crept in, smooth and low, and the clamor of 100 conversations melted away until all that remained was the painting, the music and me.

What Do Oliver Stone, Cenk Uygur, Tom Morello, Henry Rollins, and Shepard Fairey All Have in Common?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Oliver Stone, Cenk Uygur, Tom Morello, Henry Rollins, and Shepard Fairey -- all progressive heroes and leading forces in their field -- have lent their voices in praising our upcoming investigative documentary Unmanned: America's Drone Wars.

Epic Records, DreamWorks Executive Dies

AP | Posted 10.03.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Epic Records president who worked with acts including Celine Dion, Michael Jackson and Rage Against the M...

Happy Birthday Occupy Wall Street... #OWS Day 732

Sandi Bachom | Posted 11.16.2013 | New York
Sandi Bachom

I came to Zuccotti Park on a crisp October day, 714 days ago. My camera was an eyewitness to history, while I... fell in love.

Chats With Jimmy Webb, Nora Guthrie and Little River Band's Wayne Nelson, Plus Tracy Newman and The Slants Exclusives, and Colin Gilmore's Best

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Let's talk about Jimmy Webb's new album, Still Within The Sound Of My Voice.

Bradley Manning: Guilty of 'Aiding the Enemy' if the Enemy Is Democracy

Norman Solomon | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

When the deceptive operation of the warfare state can't stand the light of day, truth-tellers are a constant hazard. And culpability must stay turned on its head.

Preston Maddock

Tom Morello To Play Tribute Concert For Friend, Dying Iraq War Veteran, Tomas Young | Preston Maddock | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

Tom Morello has played to millions of people in countless venues around the world, and yet a May 19 booking at a movie theater in Kansas City, Mo., co...

Tom Morello Endorses Dying Vets Letter To Bush, Cheney

Posted 03.25.2013 | Entertainment

Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello is backing his good friend and speaking out against the U.S. involvement in Iraq. To commemorate th...

They Settled for Nothing -- 20 Years Since Rage Against the Machine's Landmark Debut

Salvatore Bono | Posted 01.21.2013 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Listening to it now, 20 years later, Rage Against the Machine's debut album is still as powerful as a full nelson.

Tom Morello: Paul Ryan Is A 'Jackass'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 10.16.2012 | Entertainment

Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello already told Paul Ryan that he's "the embodiment of the machine our music rages against," and now the guitarist...

The Occupy Movement's First Rock Anthem

Posted 09.27.2012 | Entertainment

"We are the 99 percent!" call and answer Rise Against vocalist Tim McIlrath and System of a Down singer Serj Tankian with a crowd of like-minded Occup...

Havoc and Meatbats: Conversations With Alanis Morissette and Chad Smith

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.19.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Country Singer Says Obama Is Muslim Who Hates America

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 08.20.2012 | Entertainment

Hank Williams Jr. reprised his role as a fiery anti-Obama blowhard on Friday, telling fans at a concert that the president was Muslim and anti-America...

Paul Ryan's Favorite Band Writes Brutal Op-Ed Against Him

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 08.17.2012 | Entertainment

Paul Ryan has previously cited Rage Against the Machine as his favorite band, but the group's guitarist isn't returning the niceties. In a blistering ...

VIDEO PREMIERE: Arizona, We Are All "Illegals"

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 08.28.2012 | Latino Voices
Axel W. Caballero

The video highlights the obscenity in this day an age on our attitudes about the border, and a system that criminalizes those who create the wealth it rests upon. It penalizes immigrants, locks them up and make a profit.

WATCH: Mark Ruffalo, That Guy From Rage Against The Machine Push Robin Hood Tax

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.19.2012 | Business

Ever imagine Mark Ruffalo, Chris Martin and that one guy from Rage Against the Machine would be in a video together about tax policy? It's happene...

Not NATO's Kind of Town

Curtis Black | Posted 07.23.2012 | Chicago
Curtis Black

Monday morning's headlines did nothing to burnish the city's reputation, and the $128 million that summit boosters said would be injected into the city's economy turned out to be a figment of their imagination.

WATCH: Tom Morello's Occupy 'Guitarmy'

Bill Moyers | Posted 07.21.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

An army of guitarists took to the streets of New York City earlier this month as part of Occupy Wall Street's May Day resurgence. Led by former Rage A...