Drive-by Planet: Tom Morello: ‘jackass’ Ryan embodiment of the machine RATM’s music has been raging against

What’s with Paul Ryan’s Rage Against the Machine appreciation? The Tea Party poster boy listed Rage as one of his fave bands. There is nothing about Ryan’s right-wing politics and certainly not personal style/attitude that announces “RATM fan.” This week in a Hollywood Reporter interview, Rage guitarist Tom Morello said “[Rage] is a band that ...

NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: Tom Morello At Occupy Vancouver

Tom Morello happily inspiring those in attendance at Occupy Vancouver: Pete Seeger doing the same at Columbus Circle in New York: And if anyone ever asks you why people are angry with Wall Street in the first place, you can always begin with the simple phrase that happily fits into a soundbite, “The Unregulated Actions ...

NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: Tom Morello At Occupy Vancouver

Tom Morello happily inspiring those in attendance at Occupy Vancouver: Pete Seeger doing the same at Columbus Circle in New York: And if anyone ever asks you why people are angry with Wall Street in the first place, you can always begin with the simple phrase that happily fits into a soundbite, “The Unregulated Actions ...