Anthony DiMaggio

Anthony DiMaggio is Associate Professor of Political Science at Lehigh University. He earned his PhD from the University of Illinois, Chicago, and is the author of 9 books, including most recently: Political Power in America (SUNY Press, 2019) and Rebellion in America (Routledge, 2020). He can be reached at:

The Case Against Social Media: Mass Misinformation in the Covid-19 Era

Can We Call It Fascism? Trump’s Voter Suppression Project, 2020

Canceling the Cancel Culture: Enriching Discourse or Dumbing it Down?

Free Speech Fantasies: the Harper’s Letter and the Myth of American Liberalism

Revolution, Not Riots: Prospects for Radical Transformation in the Covid-19 Era

Record Inequality, COVID-19, and the Crisis of the Have-Nots

Coronavirus and Rightwing Rebellion: Retreading a Tired Narrative

Misinformation and the Coronavirus: On the Dangers of Depoliticization and Social Media

Trump’s Coronavirus Lies: Deception and Incompetence in Service of Authoritarianism

Election Con 2020: Exposing Trump’s Deception on the Opioid Epidemic

The Economy Not Worth Defending: A Response to Trump’s State of the Union

The Myth of the “Electable” Democrat: Neoliberal Bankruptcy, 2020 Edition

Pulling Back From War: Trump and the Politics of De-Escalation

Opposing War With Iran: Three Reasons

Don’t Call it Ethnic Cleansing: Erasing Turkey’s State Terrorism in Syria

Trump as the “Anti-War” President: on Misinformation in American Political Discourse

Fake News in Trump’s America

Who’s Afraid of Impeachment? On Presidential Investigation and a 2020 Backlash

Teaching the “War on Terror”: Lessons for Contemporary Politics

Trump’s Trade War and the Emerging Corporatist-Fascist State

The “Trump Recovery”: Behind Right-Wing Populism’s Radical Transformation

System Capture 2020: The Role of the Upper-Class in Shaping Democratic Primary Politics

Withdrawal Pains and Syrian Civil War: An Analysis of U.S. Media Discourse

The Shutdown as Fascist Creep: Profiling Right-Wing Extremism in America

Imperialist in Chief: A Critical History of George H. W. Bush’s War on Iraq