John Feffer

John Feffer is the director of Foreign Policy In Focus, where this article originally appeared.

Telling the Complex History of Korea’s Occupation

Trump World, 2025

Welcome to the New Green Colonialism

Challenging the Global North’s Clean Energy Transition

Korean Armistice, Ukrainian Ceasefire

America vs. the Supreme Court

Greening Transatlantic Relations

The Mineral Rush

How to Rapidly Reduce Fossil Fuel Use (or Why Rationing Works Better Than Markets)

The Trouble With Taiwan

US and Ukraine: Sending Arms or Twisting Arms?

The Persistent Allure of Military Coups

The US Government’s Greatest Enemy (It’s Not China or Russia)

Trump and America’s Democratic Reputation

The Shift from Pink to Green in Latin America

Ukraine and the Lessons of the Iraq War

Free Trade or Just Green Trade?

Ukraine’s Future: Like Korea’s or Yugoslavia’s?

Can the World Save the World?

Spying vs. Spying

Battling a Mining Goliath on Two Continents

Israel’s Strange Ambivalence on Ukraine

From the Unsustainable Here to the Sustainable There

The Rise of Self-Hating Politicians

The Future of Korean Democracy

The Code Behind the Success of the Far Right

The Crypto-Populist Pyramid Scam

What Climate Debt Does the North Owe the South?

The Future of China’s Green Revolution

Why the Protests Rocking Iran are Different From Past Demonstrations

United in Climate Suffering, Divided in Climate Solutions

Fascism: Hello, Goodbye?

Is Putin in a Corner?

The Future of Autocracy

Learning From Gorbachev’s Failures

Will 2022 Mark the Turning Point in the Climate Crisis?

The Green New Deal Goes Local

Taiwan and the Virtues of Ambiguity

Turning People into Corporations

The Weaponization of Food

The Fateful Fist Bump

White Riot

Is Universal Basic Income Part of a Just Transition?

Latin America’s New New Left

China Will Decide the Fate of Russia vs. the West

All the Wrong Moves: Biden’s China Policy

Russia, NATO and the Future of Neutrality

No Victory Day: Dealing With Stalemates Across the Board

What’s Left of the New Green Deal?

North Korea’s Real Threat: Radical Isolation