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Wherever there is a fight so hungry people can eat

Henry Fonda as Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath:

And speaking of Tom Joad, here’s Bruce Springsteen and Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine signing about his ghost. A song that includes these lines:

He pulls his prayer book out of a sleepin’ bag

The preacher lights up a butt and takes a drag

He’s waitin’ for the time when the last shall be first and the first shall be last

In a cardboard box ‘neath the underpass


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Tom Morello is a modern day prophet – a voice calling out in a world of unfettered vampire capitalism.

Jonah Krautter

Freeman Gilbert

I love the Tom Joad speech! It is one of two passages from literature that I’ve reposted on Facebook with the preface ” Tho Good News of Our Lord Jesus Christ according to . .

(The other passage was a line from James Joyce’s Ulysses)


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(fixed, ed.)

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