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Lecture -- The Big Trends Shaping the World Today: Economics, Technology and Geopolitics

Lecture -- The Big Trends Shaping the World Today: Economics, Technology and Geopolitics

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The bestselling author of "The World is Flat" and The New York Times foreign affairs columnist Tom Friedman is renowned for his direct reporting and sophisticated analysis of complex issues facing the world. According to Foreign Policy magazine, "Friedman doesn't just report on events; he helps shape them." Winner of three Pulitzer Prizes, he has covered the monumental stories from around the globe for The New York Times since 1981.

In his latest best-seller, "Thank You For Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations," Friedman offers a blueprint for overcoming the stresses and challenges of a world being transformed by technology, globalization, and climate change.

Friedman's "The World is Flat," has sold four-and-a-half million copies and has won the inaugural Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award. Ranked #2 on The Wall Street Journal's list of "influential business thinkers," named to the 2011 Thinkers50 and the 2013 list of Foreign Policy's Top Global Thinkers, and considered one of America's Best Leaders" by U.S. News & World Report, Friedman is a frequent guest on programs such as " Meet The Press" and "Morning Joe."

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Lecture -- The Big Trends Shaping the World Today: Economics, Technology and Geopolitics
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  • High Center, Parmer Hall @ Messiah College
  • $25 adults; $10 for Messiah students and youth under 18