These columns were collected and published in the book Longitudes and Attitudes.After the 7 July 2005 London bombings, Friedman called for the U. State Department to "shine a spotlight on hate speech wherever it appears", and to create a quarterly "War of Ideas Report, which would focus on those religious leaders and writers who are inciting violence against others".Thomas Loren Friedman (born July 20, 1953) is an American journalist and author. Friedman currently writes a weekly column for The New York Times.He has written extensively on foreign affairs, global trade, the Middle East, globalization, and environmental issues.
So, I think the privacy concern [around Aadhaar] is bogus.” Friedman first discussed his views on globalization in the book The Lexus and the Olive Tree (1999).
In 2004, a visit to Bangalore, India, and Dalian, China, gave Friedman new insights into the continuing trends of globalization and the forces behind the process, leading him to write a follow-up analysis, The World Is Flat (2005).
One of Friedman's theses states that individual countries must sacrifice some degree of economic sovereignty to global institutions (such as capital markets and multinational corporations), a situation he has termed the "golden straitjacket".
Margaret was also a Senior Life Master duplicate bridge player, and died in 2008. From an early age, Friedman, whose father often took him to the golf course for a round after work, wanted to be a professional golfer.
He played a lot of sports, and became serious about tennis and golf.