Visiting Scholar

Ed Johnson presents at domestic and international policy forums, cultural exchanges, conferences and issue symposia ​read more

Classic Politics is a Trademark of Ed JohnsonAP

Classic Politics


Classic Politics - A project of Ed JohnsonAP - provides a thought provoking series of seminars, courses and events that examine the role and impact of politics in society. Focus is placed on dialogue, examination & discovery of the culture, history and social implications derived from Aristotle's original assertion that "Man Is By Nature A Political Animal."

Live From The Coffee Shop offers a unique perspective of political musings, opinion and commentary, from a community perspective, on regional, national and international interests and issues of the day. Live From The Coffee Shop returns in January 2017, featuring community based coverage of the 2017 NJ Gubernatorial election and key Legislative races.​

Lights! Camera! Politics! Film Series screens feature films that emphasize a particular genre or theme. Each season focuses on a different aspect of the impact of politics on our lives through film.  The series runs on first Saturday Afternoons of the month, each season.


  • Season #1 Fall 2015 Inaugural Season - Society, Politics and the Social Conscience
  • Season #2 Spring 2016 - The Hollywood Blacklist
  • ​Season #3 Fall 2016 - The Presidential Election Scandal Series
  • ​Season #4 Spring 2017 - The City Never Sleeps
  • ​Season #5 Fall 2017 - The Revolution: People, Power & Politics
  • ​Season #6 Spring 2018 - EMPOWERMENT!
  • Season #7 Coming Fall 2018


Local 2 Global

Ed JohnsonAP International develops Local 2 Global Initiatives that connects people and communities around the world read more

Live From The Coffee Shop


Offers a unique perspective of political musings, opinion and commentary, from a community perspective, on regional, national and international interests and issues of the day.

Classic Politics

Provides a thought provoking series of seminars, courses and events that examine the role and impact of politics in society  read more

Lights! Camera! Politics! Film Series


Season #6 Empowerment!  Features unique stories of individuals who embraced empowerment through action. This spring at The Stephen Crane House in Asbury Park. February 3rd; March 3rd; & April 7th at 3:00pm.