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:

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”

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!

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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