In this fairy tale from 2050, the invisible monster of climate change continues to ravage the land.
If you’re looking for fairy tales that are on the grim (not Grimm) side, things that once might only have been in dystopian fiction, look no further than our present planet at our present moment. What about, for instance, that trillion-metric-ton iceberg ― yes, “trillion” is not a misprint ― that broke loose last week […]
Today’s dystopia is not your grandfather’s 1984.
By the time my dystopian future novel went to print, much of that future had become the present.
Muralist Mehdi Ghadyanloo is the first Iranian artist to do work commissioned by municipal authorities in both Iran and the United States.
This Iranian graphic artist puts a new spin on calligraphy in an effort to bring Persian culture to the rest of the world.
From the comfortable alt-rock of PJ Harvey to the hypnotic antagonism of Anohni, new protest music offers a relief from the official rhythms of war and peace.
Here is one artist’s attempt to reconstruct what the Iraq War destroyed.
Foreign policy is too important to leave to the “professionals.” Through art and culture, we can all work to make the world a better place.
Wrestling is the new ping pong when it comes to U.S.-Iranian relations.
The Middle East is hardly a cheery place these days. But there’s one silver lining: The Iran deal is paying off big.
A powerful new solo show on the Israel-Palestine conflict presents the sounds of one man wrestling.
John Feffer is director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies. He is the author, most recently, of Aftershock: A Journey into Eastern Europe’s Broken Dreams (Zed Books). He is also the author of the dystopian novel Splinterlands (Dispatch Books) and its soon-to-be-released sequel Frostlands. He is the author of several […]