Peter Dreier teaches politics and chairs the Urban & Environmental Policy Department at Occidental College. His latest book is The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame (Nation Books, 2012).
Three Strategies to Beat the NRA
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 Dreier | June 24, 2016
A Five-Point Plan for Sanders
Bernie Sanders supporters are still convinced that he can win the Democratic nomination, but at this point they would do better to help him build a progressive legacy.Peter Dreier | May 25, 2016
The Jackie Robinson Story: Ken Burns Documentary Captures the Man and the Movement
The Ken Burns documentary airing on PBS this week demonstrates how the fight to break baseball’s racial barrier went beyond Robinson’s personal heroism and rested on a broad political movement.Peter Dreier | April 11, 2016