Peter Dreier is an American urban policy analyst, and Dr. E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics, and director of the Urban and Environmental Policy Department, at Occidental College.
Like Woody Allen’s character in the film Zelig, Heather Booth seems to have been everywhere there was a fight for social justice. She’s played key roles in battles for voting rights, child care, workers’ rights, immigrant rights, and reproductive freedom.READ MORE
In the military, McCain was a hero. But yesterday, on the Senate floor, he put loyalty to his party and to President Trump over loyalty to his country and the needs of his fellow citizens.READ MORE
Clancy Sigal was probably better known in England than in his native country, but he still had many American fans who read his books and articles and marveled at his wide-ranging interests, his brilliant writing and his perpetual outrage at social injustice.READ MORE
There are several recent children’s books out about Pete Seeger, each targeted for different age groups, with different formats and writing styles. Stand Up and Sing conveys Seeger’s remarkable talent, convictions and courage without being preachy or talking down to children.READ MORE