Rage Against the Machine frontman Zack de la Rocha released this song as a free download on BitTorrent on September 8, 2016. The song finds him venting his frustrations over an oppressive society that favors craven capitalists and bilious politicians.
"Digging for Windows" is a nonsensical phrase, indicating that protests get nowhere in this corrupt system.
The song was released two months before the US presidential election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. In this song, De la Rocha makes his choice clear: neither.
No trust in the dust of a promise Won't mark the name on a ballot
El-P (Jaime Meline) produced this track. He is known for his work in the duo Run the Jewels with Killer Mike.
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