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Jerry Nelson

Jerry Nelson on Feeding the Machine, Husband Training and Getting a Book Deal With a Great Publisher

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.02.2016 | Books
David Henry Sterry

We've been to the South Dakota Festival of Books twice so far, and we have now discovered two amazing writers who came to the festival without a book deal.

Ben Adler, Rockabilly Hall of Fame Member, Lives a Country Song

Jerry Nelson | Posted 07.21.2013 | Entertainment
Jerry Nelson

It's a cliche to say that sometimes life is like a country song, but there still is some truth in it. Following the career 'upswing', Adler's home burned down. Recovering from that setback, he put together a new band called Cross Country -- only to be stopped by a heart attack.

Argentine Courts Work to Restore Sanity to Country's Failed Economic Policies

Jerry Nelson | Posted 07.17.2013 | World
Jerry Nelson

The official inflation data has been widely viewed as inaccurate, created by a corrupt government to hide the real cost of inflation and allowing it to underpay it's debts.

Where Did Argentina Go Wrong?

Jerry Nelson | Posted 05.06.2013 | World
Jerry Nelson

Without a new vision for what Argentina can be, the current government doesn't have the cajones to do what is needed because it will only hurt their special interests and puppets.

Hunger Strike Continues at American Petroleum Institute

Jerry Nelson | Posted 06.28.2013 | DC
Jerry Nelson

Brian Eister,‭ ‬a prominent Washington DC activist,‭ ‬is just over halfway through a‭ ‬30‭ ‬day hunger strike on the steps of the American Petroleum Institute‭ (‬API‭)‬.

Argentina Business Profile: Gabriel Gruber Hi-Tech Success in a Low Tech World

Jerry Nelson | Posted 06.25.2013 | Technology
Jerry Nelson

Buenos Aires is thousands of miles away from California. In 2013 when most people think of internet innovation, they think of the valley called "Silicon" that stretches southward from San Fransisco/Oakland.

Thousands Take to the Streets of Buenos Aires to Protest

Jerry Nelson | Posted 06.18.2013 | World
Jerry Nelson

Upset over inflation and the currency exchange rate, protesters will take to the street after the Periodismo Para Todos news show hosted by Jorge Lanata, a journalist and leading Kirchner critic.

Argentina: The Next Egypt?

Jerry Nelson | Posted 06.15.2013 | World
Jerry Nelson

While most of the world is distracted by events in Korea, Iraq, Syria and elsewhere, a revolution is forming in South America's second largest country.

Mass Graves Excavated in Argentina

Jerry Nelson | Posted 06.15.2013 | World
Jerry Nelson

Forensic experts in Buenos Aires are working around the clock to identify some of the thousands of victims of Argentina's military dictatorship in the 70s and 80s.

New Pope Installed as Homeless Watch

Jerry Nelson | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion
Jerry Nelson

While bankers, lawyers and religious people all turned towards the big screen, this man was left alone with his child. I don't know what he was thinking. I don''t care.

Pope Installed As Thousands Watch In Buenos Aires

Jerry Nelson | Posted 05.24.2013 | Religion
Jerry Nelson

Catholics from across Argentina converged on Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires to participate in a night long vigil ending with live coverage of Pope Francis' installation Mass in Rome.

Occupy DC Is NOT Dead, Only Resting

Jerry Nelson | Posted 04.14.2012 | DC
Jerry Nelson

With the recent eviction of protesters from McPherson Square, it would be extremely easy to say that Occupy DC in the nation's capital is dead. Think again.

Carroll County Massacre

Jerry Nelson | Posted 04.04.2012 | Crime
Jerry Nelson

The hills and hollows around Hillsville, Virginia haven't changed that much in 100 years. There are a few more houses tucked away, small family farms ...

Battle for Blair Mountain Continues

Jerry Nelson | Posted 04.04.2012 | Impact
Jerry Nelson

The campaign to save Blair Mountain has been growing in recent years, culminating in the summer of 2011 with a modern March on Blair Mountain.

World Children's Choir Rocks MLK Birthday Celebration in Washington, D.C.

Jerry Nelson | Posted 03.19.2012 | Home
Jerry Nelson

Performing a combination of spirituals, traditional hymns and modern gospel songs, the kids rocked the house. They had the confidence that comes only from performing in venues from Carnegie Hall to The White House.

Sea Spray and Time Travel

Jerry Nelson | Posted 03.12.2012 | DC
Jerry Nelson

Unzipping my sleeping bag, I looked through the deck railing to see the Atlantic rolling six feet below me. As another blast of sea spray caught me in the face, I realized I had fallen asleep in 21st century America and woken up in the 1500s.

OccupyDC? Occupy Alcohol

Jerry Nelson | Posted 02.26.2012 | DC
Jerry Nelson

Tank is 6-foot-4 and almost 400 pounds. He's one of the first big guys I've met that matches his street (or nick) name. Ever notice how most big guys ...

We Can't Eat Money

Jerry Nelson | Posted 02.18.2012 | Business
Jerry Nelson

"Life savings wouldn't even pay for a postage stamp," reports The Nightmare German Inflation. The situation in Germany between the world wars was so b...

The Day America Died

Jerry Nelson | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics
Jerry Nelson

Standing on that hillside beside Kennedy's grave and having a remarkable view of Washington D.C. something struck me. I had lived to see the degradation of the American presidency and with it the decline of America.

Occupy Movement -- Are You the 99% or the 1%?

Jerry Nelson | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home
Jerry Nelson

I think that being in the 1% is more of a state of mind than a state of possessions. So with that said, whom do I see as comprising the 1% if we base it on where someone's head is?

Veteran Bikes Cross-Country For Homeless Comrades

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Professional photographer and Vietnam vet Jerry Nelson plans to set off on a cross-country bicycle ride on March 19 to raise money and awareness for H...