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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, published by Nation Books.

Diaries published: 7 (827 days since last diary on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 07:16 AM PST)

Comments posted: 7 (827 days since last comment on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 07:16 AM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: seldom

Total Recommends: 80

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: How the NRA's Wayne LaPierre Got the Media to Change the Subject, 17 comments, 26 recommends

People Following dreier: 1

dreier's Most Recent Diaries:

Many Americans know that Barack Obama spent three years as a community organizer in Chicago, but hardly any Americans know about Fred Ross Sr., perhaps the most influential community organizer in ...
by dreier
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 07:16 AM PST with 1 Recommend
On its website, the National Rifle Association claims that it “is not affiliated with any firearm or ammunition manufacturers or with any businesses that deal in guns and ammunition.” This is a ...
by dreier
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 03:36 PM PST with 23 Recommends
The New York Times should be embarrassed. On December 24 it gave a Christmas present to the corporate-backed lobby group Fix the Debt with its front-page Business section puff piece about the ...
by dreier
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Dec 28, 2012 at 03:47 PM PST with 3 Recommends
The New York Times should be embarrassed. On December 24 it gave a Christmas present to the corporate-backed lobby group Fix the Debt with its front-page Business section puff piece about the ...
by dreier
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Dec 28, 2012 at 12:38 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Imagine what would happen if the top lobbyist for the tobacco industry gave a half-hour speech announcing that "smoking is good for your health" and called on the federal government to subsidize the ...
by dreier
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Dec 22, 2012 at 12:27 PM PST with 26 Recommends
Looking for ways to explain America’s epidemic of mass shootings -- including Friday’s murder of 27 people, including 20 children, at a Connecticut elementary school – many pundits are blaming ...
by dreier
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Dec 15, 2012 at 02:45 PM PST with 9 Recommends

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