Judy George

judygeorge at outlook.com


Environment and Energy | Social Justice | Health Care | Food Sustainability and Access | Social History | Literature and Arts

University of Detroit, BA English | Xavier University, MBA Economics | Radcliffe (Columbia), Publishing

CityBeat Cincinnati
Timothy Snyder's Quest to Prevent Tyranny

BY JUDY GEORGE When he visited his hometown near Dayton, Ohio last year, Yale history professor Timothy Snyder realized the 2016 election was like no other. "Coming to Ohio made me see, for the first time, that we were sinking into a world where talking about politics with someone who had different views was becoming weird," he says.

CityBeat Cincinnati
Seeds of Change

BY JUDY GEORGE Urban farming reverses unsustainable practices and cultivates community resources

CityBeat Cincinnati
Jerry Springer Takes on Trump

BY JUDY GEORGE “America is first and foremost an idea,” Springer says in an interview with CityBeat. “But Trump is against this. He sees America as white and male. If you try to find any consistency in his whole life, it’s that he likes rich white men. But there are not enough rich white men for him to win the election, so he had to bring angry white men with him.”

CityBeat Cincinnati

BY JUDY GEORGE It's quiet at this end of Bayou La Loutre, where we’ve come to meet John Guenther in the fishing community of Hopedale, La. Hopedale is at the end of Louisiana Highway 46, near the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet Canal, which connects the bayou with the Gulf of Mexico.

CityBeat Cincinnati
Nathan Hill's 'The Nix' Is a Tale of Two Lives

BY JUDY GEORGE Since it was published last August, Nathan Hill's debut novel, The Nix, has won much praise. The New York Times named it a notable book of 2016. John Irving compared The Nix to works by Charles Dickens.

500 Gardens

BY JUDY GEORGE Madisonville has about 5,000 houses, so 500 food-producing plots are significant. "If one family in 10 participates," says Steve Rock, "that's a cultural shift."

The Giving Fields

BY JUDY GEORGE Tucked away on the Ohio River, 10 miles from downtown Cincinnati, lies a quiet farm with long, beautiful rows of nutrient-dense kale, broccoli and lettuce, ripe strawberries and blueberries, bee hives and a magnificent orchard of nearly 400 fruit trees.