Since September of 1998 JEFF NYGAARD has published his own free newsletter on media, politics, and culture called “Nygaard Notes: Independent Periodic News and Analysis.” His work has appeared in the Star Tribune, Z Magazine, Counterpunch, Access Press, and various other publications.
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From the Peacestock website:
JEFF NYGAARD is a working-class intellectual of Norwegian, German, and Irish heritage who grew up in a small town in southern Minnesota. Jeff has been an activist, writer, editor, and teacher based in Minneapolis for the past 40 years, and has worked at a variety of jobs, including work as a snow shoveler, courier, grocery store worker, and cab driver. Since September of 1998 he has published his own free newsletter on media, politics, and culture called “Nygaard Notes: Independent Periodic News and Analysis.” His work has appeared in the Star Tribune, Z Magazine, Counterpunch, Access Press, and various other publications. Jeff also appears on a monthly cable TV show on media, and semi-regularly on KFAI Radio in the Twin Cities.
Nygaard Notes is concerned with a broad range of issues and ideas, using humor and plain language to reach out to anyone who believes in the values of solidarity, justice, compassion, and democracy. Nygaard Notes is intended to educate, inform, and entertain readers. Nygaard Notes is also intended to challenge its readers, inspiring them to move away from passive ways of thinking and toward more active, creative ways of thinking that lead to positive action.E-mail subscriptions to Nygaard Notes are free, and paper subscriptions are available for the cost of printing and mailing. Subscription information on the web at www.nygaardnotes.org
Peacestock, formerly known as “Pigstock”, is a mixture of music,speakers, and community for peace in two idylic locations near the Mississippi, just one hour’s drive from the Twin Cities of Minnesota.
On July 11th, 2015, the 13th Annual Peacestock: A Gathering for Peace will take place at Hobgoblin Barn just west of Red Wing on Highway 19, 3/4 mile off Highway 61 toward Cannon Falls, MN, with camping at Windbeam Farm in Hager City, WI.