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 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

In the Wake of the Blue Wave: the Midterms, Recounts, and the Future of Progressive Politics

Full-On Fascism: Trump Makes the Transition in his War on the Press

Fascist Nation: The “Alt-Right” Menace Persists, Despite Setbacks

Erasing Flint’s Water Crisis: Or How to Lie With Statistics

Union End Times: The Supreme Court’s Fatal Attack on Public-Sector Workers

The Limits of #MeToo: Sectionalism, Economism, and “Identity Politics” on the Left

#MeToo: Women are Speaking Out, Are We Listening?

Fool Me Twice? Americans Reject Trump’s Tax Cuts

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