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Josh Freedman

Josh Freedman is a writer and researcher currently based in Beijing, China. He has missed every family gathering for the last decade, and plans to continue this streak well into the future. His interests include political history, social change under non-democratic regimes, and artisanal sandwiches. Please find his incomplete and infrequently updated website at jbfreedman.com.