Peter Dreier is the E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics and founding chair of the Urban & Environmental Policy Department at Occidental College.
The Bernie-or-bust crowd makes up a small percentage of Sanders delegates, but could inflict disproportionate damage on Hillary Clinton if the Philadelphia convention’s progressive stars don’t knock some sense into them.Peter DreierJul 26, 2016
Conservatives have exploited the life and legacy of community organizer Saul Alinsky in a bid to demonize Hillary Clinton, but they misrepresent his actual influence and writings.Peter DreierJul 26, 2016
A recent wave of police violence against African Americans isn’t anything new. It’s just been caught on video.Peter DreierJul 11, 2016
In his revelatory biography of community organizer Fred Ross Sr., Gabriel Thompson traces the roots of today’s progressive movement.Peter DreierJul 01, 2016
Gun safety advocates who until now have relied largely on traditional lobbying need to broaden their strategy to include partnerships with gun owners and civil disobedience.Peter DreierJun 24, 2016