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John Feffer

John Feffer

John Feffer is the author of the dystopian novel "Splinterlands" (2016) and the director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies. His novel, "Frostlands" (2018) is book two of his Splinterlands trilogy. Splinterlands book three "Songlands" was published in 2021. His podcast is available here.


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Is Authoritarian Exceptionalism the Future?

Can the heroine of this story, true internationalism, survive the onslaught of lawless maniacs bent on reviving a world of unaccountable sovereigns and promoting a war of all against all?

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It's Time to Acknowledge the Endless Growth Model Under Capitalism Is Unsustainable

The planet is running out of resources, and humanity is living beyond its means.

John Feffer ·


No, The Market Won't Sort It Out

The market is not the go-to solution to the major problems of our age.

John Feffer ·


The Plot Against American Democracy

They say comedy is tragedy plus time, but it is clearly too soon for the events of Jan. 6 to be presented as comedy.

John Feffer ·


Is Putin the Face of the Future or the Final Gasp of the Past?

China will decide the outcome of Russia v. the West.

John Feffer ·


Biden Has a Chance to Repair, Not Inflame, US Relations With China

Improving relations with China could lower inflation, isolate Vladimir Putin, and accelerate the transition to a clean energy future.

John Feffer ·


There Will Be No Victory Day

Dealing with stalemates between Russia and Ukraine, environmentalists and climate change, and COVID and humanity.

John Feffer ·


Where the Hell Is the Green New Deal?

Build Back Better is on the ropes. But other parts of a just transition are moving forward.

John Feffer ·

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