Peter Dreier

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Peter Dreier is a professor of politics at Occidental College.

Trump Got Few Jewish Votes In 2016 And 2020. He’ll Get Even Fewer In 2024.
Most Jews reject Republican policy positions and trust Democrats over Republicans on all major issues, including fighting antisemitism, but Trump’s extremism is particularly unpopular among Jewish voters.
The False Equivalence Between The ‘Far Right’ And The ‘Hard Left’
Throughout the debt-ceiling crisis, news reports have wrongly suggested that each party's activist wings balance one another out.
Police Killings Have Been A Consistent Part Of American History. But Now They’re Caught On Video.
Public awareness is increasing. But police killings have not significantly declined.
How Roberto Clemente Harnessed Celebrity To Change America
How Much Can The Recall Of San Francisco’s Chesa Boudin Actually Tell Us About The National Mood?
Commentators say it’s part of a broader conservative backlash. That's wrong.
25 Great Films About The Civil Rights Movement
As Lockout Begins, Baseball’s Hall of Fame Blacklists Curt Flood—Again
This week's lockout highlights Flood's legacy.
Last Week’s Local Elex Results Send Mixed Signals About Where Democratic Party Is Headed
The national political climate shaped municipal races across the country and two key issues – crime and housing – galvanized voters, but in opposite directions.
Joe Biden
The Press Keeps Getting It Wrong: The Democrats Are NOT Divided
Just a few members out of the hundreds of Democrats elected to the House and Senate are stalling the President's agenda.
This Labor Day, For The First Time In Years, Senators Have A Choice On Workers Rights
The PRO Act would transform workplaces and society.
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