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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 love for America by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Is America dying?

Is the United States about to limp off the stage of history? The answer is yes - and no. Published January 11, 2022

Democrats Extinction Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Democrats rush to their extinction

The Democratic Party of the 21st century needs a new symbol that reflects its commitment to self-destruction. Instead of the donkey, how about the dodo? Published January 4, 2022

Declining birth rates illustration by The Washington Times

Demographic winter: The plague of the century

Billionaire iconoclast Elon Musk had it right when he told a Wall Street Journal forum last week: "One of the biggest risks to civilization is the low birth rate and rapidly declining birthrate." Published December 14, 2021

Illustration on the cultural benefits of Christmas by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Why Christmas is good for America

I once interviewed Elyakim Haetzni, then a member of the Knesset, who told me that he always supported higher subsidies for religious education in Israel. Published December 8, 2021

Illustration on Taiwan by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

In thinking about Taiwan, don’t forget the 24 million Taiwanese

Discussions of Taiwan usually focus on the island's strategic importance, its contributions to international trade and the need to draw a line in the sand regarding China's growing military might and territorial ambitions. Published November 30, 2021