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John Feffer

John Feffer is the the editor of LobeLog and the director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies. He is also the author, most recently, of the dystopian novel Splinterlands (Dispatch Books). He is a former Open Society fellow, PanTech fellow, and Scoville fellow, and his articles have appeared in The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Review of Books, Salon, and many other publications.

Website: http://www.johnfeffer.com





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China

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Time to Deal with North Korea

Published on September 18th, 2017 | by

by John Feffer The United States faces a new nuclear power ruled by a communist dictator. Washington is worried that the leadership of that country is crazy enough to use its new weapons — even against ...

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Analysis

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Trump’s Military-First Doctrine

Published on September 14th, 2017 | by

by John Feffer The storm inside the Republican Party has reached Category Four. At the end of August, as Hurricane Harvey tore through Texas and Hurricane Irma was poised to devastate Florida, the hard right was ...

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Economy

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The President Is a Ponzi

Published on September 7th, 2017 | by

by John Feffer In 1993, I arrived one fall evening in the Romanian city of Cluj. The railway station was mysteriously full of people, and the city outside was crowded and frenetic. I was mystified. Why ...

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Human Rights

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The Racism Heard Round the World

Published on August 31st, 2017 | by

by John Feffer On race relations, the United States has slipped into the same category as Burundi and Iraq. After the violence in Charlottesville earlier this month — and the outrage generated by President Trump’s response ...

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