July 18 2008 / by Jeff Hilford
Category: Government Year: 2008 Rating: 7 Hot
Professional futurist and Future Blogger regular Jack Uldrich has announced that he is running for United States Senator in the state of Minnesota as a candidate for the Minnesota Independence Party nomination. He will face off against a number of candidates in the Sept. 9th primary including Jesse Ventura mentor Dean Barkley and endorsed farmer Stephen Williams for the right to face incumbent Norm Coleman-R and Al Franken-D of SNL fame.
In a conversation I had with Jack today he emphasized that he hoped to elevate the level of discourse as only an independent can and raise awareness of issues that our society will be facing in the years ahead as a result of rapid technological advancements. These include the impact of increased life expectancy, not only as it relates to the threat of social security bankruptcy and healthcare, but other socio-political ramifications as well.
You can visit his website to find out more, keep up to date or contribute. We’ll be following his candidacy closely here on Future Blogger as well as highlighting other forward thinking candidates in the upcoming elections. Good luck Jack!