Stories by John Feffer

John Feffer is the director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies. His dystopian novel, Splinterlands, a Dispatch Books original (with Haymarket Books), will be published on December 6th. He is a TomDispatch regular. subscribe to John Feffer's feed

Posted on: Mar 12, 2017, Source: Tom Dispatch

With Trump unable to distinguish fact from fiction, worries about a dangerous future are becoming more pronounced

Posted on: Mar 3, 2017, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus

As conditions in the U.S. deteriorate, the world will continue to suffer the consequences of U.S. military force—but without the mitigating influences of U.S. foreign aid and diplomacy.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2017, Source: OtherWords

By the time my dystopian future novel went to print, much of that future had become the present.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2017, Source: TomDispatch

Welcome to a globalism of the 1 percent.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2016, Source: Haymarket Books

A look into the dark future; election 2016 was only the beginning.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

A preview of our dystopian future.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Trump might seem like a peculiarly American problem. But he isn’t.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2016, Source: Tom Dispatch

Evangelical and white power constituencies take his message literally.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2016, Source: Tom Dispatch

It might not be this election, but the next, that really sets the stage for fascism.

Posted on: May 26, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

Instead of Scandinavian socialism, America looks a lot more like authoritarian regimes of the past -- and present.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

This deal has the potential to be a historic step forward.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

This now-tenuous project is dealing with issues such as Islamophobia, austerity and growing inequality.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2015, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus

What the humble Neanderthal can teach us about war, peace, climate, and getting along.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2014, Source: Other Words

Up to one-third of all the carbon emissions responsible for climate change come from farming.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Can Krytyka Polityczna, activist-intellectuals steal the thunder from the right and appeal to millions of Europeans orphaned by the economic crisis?

Posted on: Jun 20, 2014, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus

The U.S. government should be making it more difficult to sell weapons—at home as well as abroad.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2014, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus

We are not passive objects of the surveillance state. We are active subjects of our own YouTube channels.

Posted on: May 14, 2014, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus

Hyping threats from Russia, China, and the rest of the world, hawks are gearing up to reassert American power.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2014, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus

Chuck Schumer and Ted Cruz forget that Iranians have a right to choose whomever they want to represent them at the UN.