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).
Caught on Camera: Police Racism
A recent wave of police violence against African Americans isn’t anything new. It’s just been caught on video.Peter Dreier | July 11, 2016
Song for an Unsung Hero
In his revelatory biography of community organizer Fred Ross Sr., Gabriel Thompson traces the roots of today’s progressive movement.Peter Dreier | July 1, 2016
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