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Judah Freed
Judah Freed is a seasoned international journalist and the author of the proposed book Making Global Sense. He first began blogging on HuffPost in 2008. Please follow him on Twitter @judahfreed and become a fan to get his latest posts.

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Surprising Findings in China

(32) Comments | Posted August 11, 2015 | 8:11 PM

Steve Hoffman at Founders Space recently returned from a "marathon business trip" to China. He returned with some unexpected findings that defy many of our staid stereotypes in the West. With Steve's permission, I am quoting his findings below:

  • "Chinese food in America sucks!"
  • "Traffic in Beijing makes Hwy...
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EIU Releases 2050 Economic Forecast: China Dominates

(2) Comments | Posted June 25, 2015 | 2:00 PM

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) in London today released its long-term macroeconomic forecasts with key trends from now to 2050. The special report shows China becoming the world's most dominant economy followed closely by the United States and India. High birth rates in Africa and the Middle East will expand...

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Kauai Official in Switzerland Urges Syngenta to Drop Lawsuit Blocking Enforcement of GMO Pesticide Law; Syngenta Replies, 'There Is No Lawsuit'

(1) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 1:45 PM

At the annual shareholders meeting of the Syngenta Corporation in Basel, Switzerland, Kauai County Council member Gary Hooser urged the transnational chemical giant to withdraw from its lawsuit against the Hawaiian island county.

Syngenta in January 2014 joined with Dow AgroSciences, DuPont...

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Excerpt: Recalling the 2008 Democratic National Convention

(1) Comments | Posted May 13, 2015 | 1:59 PM

With the 2016 Democratic Convention approaching faster than we expect, seems this piece of narrative from the 2008 DNC may be worth reporting.

The Network of Spiritual Progressives (NSP) asks me to coordinate a conference in Denver at the 2008 Democratic National Convention (DNC), which will nominate a candidate for president. Our...

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A Proposal for Direct Republics

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2013 | 10:58 AM

A direct democracy on a global scale is not yet feasible. An interim option is what I name a direct republic: An elected representative body writes the new laws for final ratification by direct votes of the people. A direct republic can work locally, nationally and globally.

Once or...

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Obama Could Lose Election Due To Voter Suppression

(242) Comments | Posted October 31, 2008 | 8:12 AM

Senator Barack Obama is leading Senator John McCain in almost every national poll, yet Obama keeps telling his campaign workers not to be overconfident. Beyond McCain calling himself "the comeback kid," Democrats have good reasons to fear a Republican victory on election day.

First and foremost, Republicans are actively seeking...

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350 Still Images Illustrate McCain's Anger Management Issue (Video)

(67) Comments | Posted October 28, 2008 | 8:26 AM

One picture is worth a thousand words, and this is especially true when trying to understand the personality of a presidential candidate. Therefore, I invite you to view this video I've created from 350...

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Stark Contrasts In Denver On Eve Of DNC

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2008 | 5:14 PM

The extremes of fear and hope unveiled themselves in Denver today on the eve of the Democratic National Convention.

Passing through downtown Denver this evening, I saw on foot patrol squads of dark-clad police in riot gear. Wearing brand new dark blue uniforms the squads walked in tight groups of...

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Libertarian Candidate Bob Barr: A Day Late And A Few Million Short

(4) Comments | Posted August 19, 2008 | 2:03 AM

Here I am checking email on Sunday morning, August 17, and up pops a new email from the Bob Barr for President campaign. The email says the Libertarian Party nominee for president is "fighting mad" because he's "been left out in the cold."

To be more specific, former Congressman Bob...

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Rumors Of The Next Cold War

(0) Comments | Posted August 19, 2008 | 1:46 AM

What's behind the dispute between Russia and Georgia over the breakaway region of South Ossetia?

Look behind all the inflamed propaganda about atrocities on both sides. See through all of the clever rhetoric from the Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili and Russian president Dmitry Medvedev or his master, Russian Prime Minister...

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The Clinton Convention Coup: Not Impossible

(30) Comments | Posted August 19, 2008 | 1:38 AM

Tony Campbell at on July 30 reported that Hillary Clinton supporters are quietly planning a coup to claim the presidential nomination from Barack Obama on the first ballot at the Democratic National Convention.

At that time, Campbell wrote, "The group, P.U.M.A. (Party Unity My A**), claims that 15 delegates...

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And It's Got To Be... Gen. Wesley Clark

(15) Comments | Posted August 4, 2008 | 2:04 PM

Barack Obama may announce his running mate this week, or he may wait until we get closer to the Democratic National Convention in Denver. Wesley Clark might be the best choice to ensure Obama's election.

Some may feel Obama must choose Hillary Clinton to ensure his election. They think this...

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