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.

Who Are the “Alt-Right”? On the Rise of Reactionary Hatred and How to Fight it

Free Speech for the Right? A Primer on Key Legal Questions and Principles

Responding to Antifa and Riseup: On Revolutionary Politics and Non-Violence

Trump’s Antifa Moment: Police Repression, Nonviolence, and Movement Building on the Left

A Plea for Nonviolence: Fighting Fascism in Trump’s America

Fascism Here We Come: the Rise of the Reactionary Right and the Collapse of “The Left”

Journalism Under Assault: Trump’s Crackdown on the News, and Where We Go From Here

“A Better Deal”? Dissecting the Democrats’ “Populist” Turn in Rhetoric and Reality

Higher Education Fallacies: What’s Behind Rising Conservative Distrust of Learning?

Health Care Repeal Fallout: On the Front Lines of the Campaign for Universal Health Care

Election Con 2016: New Evidence Demolishes the Myth of Trump’s “Blue-Collar” Populism

Trump and the Paris Accord: Who’s to Blame for the Climate Change Crisis?

Swamp Politics, Trump Style: “Russiagate” Diverts From the Real White House Scandals

From Bad to Worse: Forecasting the Effects of Republican Health Care Reform

An American Uprising: Assessing Opportunities for Progressive Political Change

Ditching the “Deep State”: The Rise of a New Conspiracy Theory in American Politics

Capitalism in Crisis: Getting Ready for Change in the Age of Trump

DeVos and the “Free Lunch” Flimflam: Orwell, Neofeudalism, and the Destruction of the Welfare State

Media Ban! Making Sense of the War Between Trump and the Press

Forecasting Trump’s Presidency: The Republican Party’s Decline, and What Comes Next?

The Case for Impeachment: Donald Trump’s Islamophobia and the Threat to the Constitution

Reflections on DC: Promises and Pitfalls in the Anti-Trump Uprising

Ethics Fiasco: Trump, Divestment and the Perversion of Executive Politics

Politicizing Victimhood: Human Rights as a Propaganda Weapon in Aleppo and Mosul

The Pathologies of War: Dual Propaganda Campaigns in Reporting on Syria

The Anti-Trump Uprising: Forging a Path Forward in Uncertain Times

Post-Fact Politics: Reviewing the History of Fake News and Propaganda

How Did We Get Here? What Lies Ahead?

Worse Than Watergate? Revisiting the Clinton Email Fiasco

Lesser Evil Voting and Prospects for a Progressive Third Party

Lesser Evil Voting and Prospects for a Progressive Third Party

Bigotry for Profit and “Fun:” Traversing the Wasteland of U.S. Election News

Bigotry for Profit and “Fun:” Traversing the Wasteland of U.S. Election News

The Debates as Democratic Façade: Voter “Rationality” in American Elections

White Supremacist America: Trump and the “Return” of Right-Wing Hate Culture

The ITT Fraud: For-Profit Education and the Crisis of the Commons

Donald Trump and the Myth of Economic Populism: Demolishing a False Narrative

Why Black Lives Matter Won’t Go Away: a Primer on Systemic Racism in America

Hillary’s Email Scandal: The Teachable Moment that Wasn’t

Fatally Flawed: the Bi-Partisan Travesty of American Health Care Reform

A Citizen’s Guide to Combating Election Propaganda: Debunking Minimum Wage Myths

Republican Insurgency? Trump as a Modern Day Frankenstein’s Monster

A Citizen’s Guide to Combating Election Propaganda: Debunking Anti-Welfare Myths

Sanders’ Socialism: Neutering a Radical Tradition

Scalia’s Judicial Activism: a Supremely Reactionary Voting Record

Illinois’ Manufactured Budget Crisis

Ferguson as Classic Teachable Moment

Choosing Between Competing Visions for Education Reform

Higher Education in Crisis: the 2014 Elections

Academic Fraud and the Ponzi Scheme of “Higher Learning”