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.

The Case of James Kilgore and the Decline of Faculty Rights

Confronting the Cult of Objectivity

Why Higher Education Should Rid Itself of College Athletics

Gutting Higher Ed through the “Completion Agenda”

On the Cowardice & Irrelevance of Social Science Scholars

Debt Servitude and the Student Loan Bubble

Manufacturing Consent on Syria

The Retrospective We Deserve

“Obamacare” & the Public Good

Health Care and the Hollow Hope

Save the Rich!

The Criminal in Chief

A Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street Alliance?

The Rise of the Tea Party

What the Establishment Isn’t Telling You About Libya

Bias in the Eye of the Beholder

Blaming the Tea Party

Obama’s Political Suicide

Mediated Ignorance

For Profit, For Shame


The Ugly Reality Behind the Killing of Bin Laden

The Myth of Humanitarian Catastrophe

The Great "Budget Repair" Swindle

Rightwing Manipulation of the Wisconsin Revolt

Americans on Austerity

What’s Really Behind Conservative Attacks on ObamaCare?

Are Government Workers Overpaid?

Peace Process Déjà Vu

A Culture of Corruption

Democrats Go GOP on Tax Cuts

Flotilla Violence Expected

The Muslim Community Center at Ground Zero: a Manufactured Controversy

Operation Infinite Occupation

Iran Under Siege

War on Terror or War of Terror?

Afghanistan in Ruins

Forgotten Casualties of the Recession

No Repeal of Whaling Ban

Deconstructing Obama’s BP Speech

A Retrospective Look at Arizona’s Immigration Law

Rogue State Politics

War Takes No Holiday

Twisted Minds

The Trashing of ACORN

The Return of Hooverian Economics

The Afghanistan Paradox

Boons for Business

The Empathy Problem

Supremely Swindled