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).
Hillary Haters’ Fixation on Saul Alinsky
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 Dreier | July 26, 2016
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