John Feffer

John Feffer is the author of the dystopian novel Splinterlands (a Dispatch Books original); its final volume, Songlands, was published in 2021. He is  the director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies. He is a TomDispatch regular.

Pax Ottomanica? Pax Ottomanica?

How Turkey is chasing China to become the next big thing.

Jun 14, 2010 / John Feffer

Apocalypse Later Apocalypse Later

From 2016, a futurist looks back on 2008, where the seeds of the slow-mo apolcalypse now consuming the planet were planted.

Aug 28, 2008 / Feature / John Feffer

The Big Yam The Big Yam

Chinese hearts, minds and pocketbooks get a lot of attention from the Eastern and Western consumer markets.

Jan 31, 2008 / Books & the Arts / John Feffer

Big Red Checkbook Big Red Checkbook

America's foreign-policy establishment is struggling to find an appropriate response to China's soft power.

Oct 18, 2007 / Books & the Arts / John Feffer

Writers From the Other Asia Writers From the Other Asia

Four new books explore Korea's cold war hangover and the indelible mark left by its North-South division.

Aug 31, 2006 / Books & the Arts / John Feffer