John Feffer

About John Feffer

John Feffer is co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies.

He is the author of several books and numerous articles. He has been a Writing Fellow at Provisions Library in Washington, DC and a PanTech fellow in Korean Studies at Stanford University. He is a former associate editor of World Policy Journal. He has worked as an international affairs representative in Eastern Europe and East Asia for the American Friends Service Committee. He has studied in England and Russia, lived in Poland and Japan, and traveled widely throughout Europe and Asia. He has taught a graduate level course on international conflict at Sungkonghoe University in Seoul in July 2001 and delivered lectures at a variety of academic institutions including New York University, Hofstra, Union College, Cornell University, and Sofia University (Tokyo).

John has been widely interviewed in print and on radio. He serves on the advisory committees of the Alliance of Scholars Concerned about Korea. He is a recipient of the Herbert W. Scoville fellowship and has been a writer in residence at Blue Mountain Center and the Wurlitzer Foundation.

His website is: www.johnfeffer.com

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Articles by John Feffer

Ruled by Rifles

January 17, 2011 | We have to stop the guys with the guns from making their deranged rules--and fast.

Outsourcing Television

November 1, 2010 | American television viewers are being asked to sympathize with a group of Indian workers who have jobs that Americans have recently lost.

More Jobs, Less War

October 4, 2010 | We should cut the military budget and use that money to fund our transition to a greener economy.

Times Square Bomber Popped a Bubble

May 17, 2010 | Not surprisingly, since we are conducting a virtual war inside their country, 64 percent of Pakistanis view the United States as an enemy.

Seismic Inequality

April 12, 2010 | Why Chile fared better than Haiti after earthquakes struck both countries.

Bye-bye, Dubai

December 28, 2009 | What does it mean for the global economy when even a city of oil-rich opulence can't escape the recession?

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