Peter Dreier

peter dreierPeter Dreier teaches Politics and chairs 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)

Thank You, Donald

Trump Campaign

Peter Dreier: Here is what I see as the step-by-step best case scenario for putting a Democrat in the White House next year, with a little help from Donald Trump.

The Wage War’s Two Fronts

minimum wage strategies

Peter Dreier: This upsurge in the wage wars hasn’t come about all of a sudden. It is the result of years of both changing conditions, effective grassroots organizing, and changing public views about the poor.

Banning Flags: Students Get Patriotism Wrong

Banning American Flag

Peter Dreier: Contrary to what the students claim, the American flag does not signify conformity. The ways we express our patriotism are as diverse as our nation. How one expresses one’s patriotism depends on the core values one associates with the United States.