Peter Dreier is the E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics and founding chair of the Urban & Environmental Policy Department at Occidental College.
The campus anti-sweatshop movement is the first since the campaign against apartheid. Even better, it’s closely linked to the labor movement—and it’s beginning to bear fruit.Peter DreierSeptember-October 1999
In Washington these days, HUD is about as popular as mosquitoes. But there's a way to make housing more affordable without the old bureaucracy.Peter Dreier AND John AtlasSummer 1995
The earth literally had to move to jolt Congress into passing a stiumulus package -- and to lift California out of recession.Peter Dreier AND Richard RothsteinSummer 1994
In theory, dispersing the poor to better suburban schools, jobs, and housing was a bipartisan alternative to housing projects and ghetto unemployment. But, surprise, nobody wanted them in the neighborhood.Peter Dreier AND David MobergWinter 1996