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: 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.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2014, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus, The Nation

The U.S. is poised to collapse with self-inflicted wounds.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2014, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus

At 65, NATO should get off its new meds and act its age. It’s time for downsizing and memoir-writing, not new military conflicts.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2014, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus

Fashions come and go. And this year, across the broad swath of Eurasia, fascism is in.