Don Feder

About Don Feder

Don Feder was a Boston Herald editorial writer and syndicated columnist from June 1983 to June 2002. For 19 years, his twice-weekly column appeared in the Herald, New England’s second largest newspaper. On February 28, 2002, the paper published his 2,000th column.

Feder’s column was syndicated and carried by more than 40 newspapers and e-magazines nationwide.

His writings have also appeared in USA TODAY, The Washington Times, The Weekly Standard, National Review, American Enterprise, Front Page Magazine, Human Events, American Thinker and GrassTopsUSA. Feder has traveled extensively in Europe, the Caribbean, Latin America, Africa, and Asia.

He is the 1998 recipient of the International Communications Award of the Republic of China on Taiwan.

Feder is also the recipient of the 1984 Distinguished Editorial Journalism Award from The Conservative Caucus of America, the 2002 Warren T. Brooks Award from Massachusetts Citizens for Limited Taxation, the Princeton Ivy Leaguers for Freedom Award in October 1999, the Second Amendment Foundation’s 1985 James Madison Award, The World Congress of Families’ 2016 Family And Truth Award and the First Place Prize in the Amy Foundation’s Writing Contest for Projecting Biblical Truths in the Secular Media in 1992.

Since leaving the Boston Herald in 2002, Feder has served as a communications consultant, writer and conference organizer for various pro-life and pro-family NGOs.

Feder worked with the World Congress of Families from 2006 to May 2018, first as Communications Director, and later as Coalitions Director and Coordinator of Regional Conferences. He was the editor of World Congress of Families News and the organization’s Leadership Memos. He spoke at WCF II (Geneva) WCF III (Mexico City), WCF IV (Warsaw), WCF V (Amsterdam), WCF VI (Madrid), WCF IX (Salt Lake City), WCF X (Tbilisi) and WCF XI (Budapest).

He also helped to organize World Congress of Families regional conferences in Trinidad, Barbados, Antigua, St. Lucia, London, Paris, Belgrade, Moldova, Moscow, Ulyanovsk (Russia), Riga (Latvia), Malawi, Abuja (Nigeria), and Nairobi.

Besides his work for World Congress of Families, Feder helped to organize The Interfaith Zionist Leadership Summit (2003), The War on Christians Conference (2006) – both in Washington, D.C. -- and The Constitution or Sharia Conference (2011) in Nashville, TN.

He is currently the Coalitions Director of the Ruth Institute.

Feder is a graduate of the Boston University College of Liberal Arts (BA in political science) and the Boston University Law School (JD). He passed the bar in New York and Massachusetts and practiced law in upstate New York (1973-1976).

Prior to writing for the Boston Herald, he was Executive Director of Massachusetts Citizens for Limited Taxation (1976-1979) and the Second Amendment Foundation (1979-1982).

He is married to Andrea (formerly Mills), is the father of four children and grandfather of three. He was born sometime in the last century.
22 04, 2020

Will Zombies decide the election?

By |2020-04-22T11:59:47+10:00April 22nd, 2020|Identity Politics, World|0 Comments

Hollywood’s Two Movies That Melt Snowflakes: The walking dead of our age. The cinematic assault on conservatives and conservative values is relentless. Hollywood regularly portrays us as ignorant, hateful, greedy and the enemies of progress. That’s why it’s so refreshing to find not one but ...read more

9 03, 2020

Sugar-coated Poison

By |2020-03-03T23:35:49+11:00March 9th, 2020|Authors, Identity Politics, World|0 Comments

The left’s most successful language-manipulation is designating its minions “progressives.” It’s another lethal cliché – another mask to hide the hideous reality within. Naturally, the media is on-board. Even FOX calls the Jacobin wing of the Democrats – Commissar Warren and Company -- progressives. If ...read more

28 01, 2020

25 Rules for Conservatives by a Citizen from the USA

By |2020-01-28T01:39:32+11:00January 28th, 2020|Authors, Family, Freedom, Leadership, Life, Sexual Integrity, World|0 Comments

Being a modest attempt to elucidate the political philosophy which could save us. 1. Calling yourself a conservative doesn't make you one. Your conservatism should be grounded in knowledge, not clichés – Read classics like "The Conservative Mind" and "Modern Times," to better understand the ...read more

10 01, 2020

97% of scientists agree, the polar bears are melting… faster than you can say “Al Gore”

By |2020-01-10T17:15:30+11:00January 10th, 2020|Authors, Safety & Security, World|0 Comments

The woman ahead of me in the checkout line was buying a Sierra Club calendar. “Are there pictures of melting polar bears?” I innocently inquired. With an you’re-not-at-all-funny expression on her face, she replied, “Well, the polar ice caps are melting.” “How do you know?” ...read more

5 11, 2019

I’m a victim too – I Sympathize with Porn-Star Congresswoman Katie Hill

By |2019-11-03T15:21:53+11:00November 5th, 2019|Identity Politics, Leadership, Sexual Integrity, World|0 Comments

I sympathize with porn-star congresswoman Katie Hill, really I do. The feeble-minded should be protected from themselves. When you’re caught doing something dumb, dangerous or criminal, you must immediately  wrap yourself in the mantle of victimhood. In her last speech to the House yesterday, to ...read more

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