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Don Feder

Don Feder

Don Feder is a graduate of Boston University College of Liberal Arts and BU Law School. He’s admitted to the practice of law in New York and Massachusetts. For 19 years, he was an editorialist and staff columnist for the Boston Herald, New England’s second largest newspaper. During those years, the Herald published over 2,000 of his columns. Mr. Feder is currently a consultant and Coalitions Director of the Ruth Institute.

Columns by Don Feder

Illustration on the deadly history of socialism/communism by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Communism’s hundred-year war on humanity

When Bolsheviks stormed the Winter Palace in 1917, it wasn't just the start of the Russian Revolution, but the beginning of communism's century-long war on humanity. Published December 2, 2022

Thanksgiving illustration by Greg Groesch / The Washington Times

Thanksgiving in a secular America

For most of us, Thanksgiving has lost all meaning -- except for gluttony, sales and football games. Published November 20, 2022

The real threat to Democracy Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Are Republicans a threat to democracy?

In this election, Republicans have issues up the wazoo, including inflation, border security, crime, energy policy, COVID lockdowns and education. Published October 28, 2022

This combination of images released by HBO Max shows Matt Smith as Daemon Targaryen, left, and Prince Paddy Considine as King Viserys Targaryen in scenes from "House of the Dragon," a prequel to "Game of Thrones," premiering on Sunday. (HBO Max via AP)

‘Rings of Power’ versus ‘House of Dragons’

HBO's "House of The Dragon" and Amazon's "The Lord of The Rings: The Rings of Power" provide an instructive contrast. (You might call them fables for our times.) Published September 12, 2022

Constitutional Supreme Court Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Once revered, the Supreme Court is now reviled

Justice Elena Kagan of the Supreme Court's doctrinaire-left faction gave a speech last week where she warned about the court losing its legitimacy by becoming too far removed from public opinion. Published July 29, 2022