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Peter Dreier

Peter Dreier

Peter Dreier is the E.P. Clapp distinguished professor of politics at Occidental College. He is the author of  "The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame" (2012) and an editor (with Kate Aronoff and Michael Kazin) of "We Own the Future: Democratic Socialism, American Style" (2020). He is co-author of the forthcoming "Baseball Rebels: The Reformers and Radicals Who Shook Up the Game and Changed America" (2021).

Articles by this author

 

Rachel Robinson, First Lady of Baseball, Turns 99

Rachel Robinson was not only Jackie's partner, she is also a feminist and civil rights crusader.

Peter Dreier ·


The 2024 GOP Presidential Race Has Already Begun—And It Won't Be Pretty

They all support low and regressive taxes, are hostile to social programs, oppose abortion, hate unions, and resist government regulations that protect workers, consumers, and the environment. 

Peter Dreier ·


The Right’s Long War On Howard Zinn Reaches The White House

Conservatives have been upset about kids reading 'A People’s History of the United States' for years, worrying that it stirs up trouble. Now Trump has taken up the cause.

Peter Dreier ·


This Is Not a Normal Election

This election isn't just about Biden vs. Trump. This is about democracy vs. fascism.

Peter Dreier ·


May Day 2020: Worker Unity in the Age of Pandemic

Is it finally time for "Solidarity Forever" to be sung in unison across the United States?

Peter Dreier ·


There’s No “Trade-Off” Between Saving Lives and Saving the Economy

A humane society doesn’t trade some lives for others

Peter Dreier ·



Trump Doesn't Have the Balls To Throw Out the First Pitch at the World Series

"Offered a chance to wear a real major league baseball cap in a real baseball stadium, Trump's balked."

Peter Dreier ·

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