John Feffer

American foreign policy writer

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John Feffer
EducationHaverford College

John Feffer is an author and currently co-director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies.[1] He is a fellow at the Open Society Foundations.[2] His books include Crusade 2.0, (City Lights, 2012), a description of contemporary attacks on Islam, North Korea/South Korea: US Policy and the Korean Peninsula, a description of current U.S. policy towards Korea and its limitations, Power Trip, a narrative of American unilateralism during the George W. Bush administration, and Living in Hope, a description of creative responses by local communities to the challenges of globalization. His latest book, Pandemic Pivot, published by Seven Stories Press in 2020, reflects on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the potential for transformative change coming out of the pandemic.[3]

Feffer is a contributor to The Huffington Post. He has written the plays The Pundit and The Politician,[2] both of which were performed at the 2013 Washington's Capital Fringe Festival.[2]

He is a member of the Democratic Socialists of America.[4]

Awards and fellowships

  • Herbert W. Scoville Fellowship (1988)[5]

Written works


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-08-09. Retrieved 2011-08-09.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b c Gavin, Patrick (12 July 2013). "D.C.'s 'Revolving Door' Now Onstage". Politico. p. 21. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  3. ^ Feffer, John. "Pandemic Pivot". Seven Stories Press. Seven Stories Press. Retrieved 5 February 2021.
  4. ^ "Books by DSA Authors" (PDF). Democratic Left. Democratic Socialists of America. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  5. ^ "Directory of Scoville Peace Fellows".

External links

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