John Feffer

The Middle Passage

For the refugees pouring into Europe, their journeys can be just as deadly as the war zones they're fleeing

Peter, a Sierra Leone migrant living in Hungary, is one of the lucky ones. He has a job. He has a supportive community of friends.

Europe’s Populist Reformation

What Martin Luther can teach us about Marine Le Pen and Europe's far-right reformation

They were nationalists. They despised the huge supranational institution that ruled over Europe.

The Greatest Threat to Europe


Europe will never fully democratize until the Roma enjoy the same rights, privileges, and opportunities as their European brethren.

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I. Today, Europe has left war behind. In place of jostling empires, there is the European Union, a modern family beset by the usual bickering but nothing that a smothering bureaucracy can’t handle. Even Sarajevo, where the assassination of archduke Franz Ferdinand sparked world conflict in 1914 and a ghastly siege claimed thousands of lives in the 1990s, is relatively quiet.

South Korea

It's our party and we'll cheer if we want to - by John Feffer

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