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Peter Dreier

Peter Dreier

Peter Dreier is the E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics and chair of the Urban & Environmental Policy Department at Occidental College. His most recent book is The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame (Nation Books, 2012).

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Peter Dreier

Peter Dreier

Peter Dreier is the E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics and chair of the Urban & Environmental Policy Department at Occidental College. His most recent book is The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame (Nation Books, 2012).

Other articles by this author

2014 1029 chevr t

Can Chevron Buy Richmond?

By Peter Dreier, Truthout | News Analysis

2014 0302-3 thumb

Lyndon Johnson's Ambivalent Legacy

By Peter Dreier, Truthout | Historical Analysis

2013 0227su cat

Radical Reading: The Progressive Dr. Seuss

By Peter Dreier, Truthout | Historical Analysis

2013 0203wall cat

Henry Wallace, America's Forgotten Visionary

By Peter Dreier, Truthout | Historical Analysis

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Paul Wellstone's Legacy

By Peter Dreier, In These Times | Report

Putting Names to the 1%

By Peter Dreier, SpeakOut | Report

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By Peter Dreier and Donald Cohen, Dissent Magazine | News Analysis

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Albert Einstein: Radical Citizen and Scientist

By Peter Dreier, Truthout | Book Excerpt

C. Wright Mills Would Have Loved Occupy Wall Street

By Peter Dreier, Truthout | Tribute

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By Peter Dreier, Dissent | Op-Ed