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Michael Stewart Foley

Michael is Farm Aid’s Cultural Impact Director, responsible for advancing Farm Aid’s mission by analyzing, communicating and deepening the cultural impact of the organization’s – and the greater farm movement’s – work. A native New Englander, Michael grew up obsessed with politics and popular music. Later, as an historian, writer, and organizer, he produced eight books on a range of social movements and on the intersection of politics and popular music; he also served as an advisor on a number of exhibition, film and television projects, including Mad Men. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, The Boston Sunday Globe, The Daily Beast, and other news and public affairs outlets.

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