John Feffer

Author Bio

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

Content by this author

Midterm Miscarriage

The Obama agenda, instead of coming to term after four years, is suffering a miscarriage halfway through.

Not-So-Magical Realism

The printed word, as historians and archivists and lawyers will tell you, can be very powerful indeed.

The White Noise of War

The hearts and minds of Pakistan have spoken. But they can't be heard above the white noise of war.

Take This Job and…

We need to update the Johnny Paycheck song for this era of high unemployment and high military spending.

More Jobs, Less War

We should cut the military budget and use that money to fund our transition to a greener economy.
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