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), Rebellion in America (Routledge, 2020), and Unequal America (Routledge, 2021). He can be reached at: A digital copy of Rebellion in America can be read for free here.

Limbaugh’s Legacy: Normalizing Hate for Profit

Trump’s Empire

A (Not-So-New) Profile of the American Right: On the Authoritarian-Fascist Crisis

Fascism by Gaslighting: Trump’s Coup and the Grassroots Insurrection Strategy

The Coup in Washington: Why is Anyone Surprised by Trump’s Fascist Politics?

“Voter Fraud” Conspiracies are a Fraud: 2020 Election Edition

Election 2020: a Democratic Mandate or a Vote Against Trump?

The Campus Thought Police: Faux Outrage, Intimidation, and the Threat to Free Speech

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