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Peter Dreier is the E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics and founding chair of the Urban & Environmental Policy Department at Occidental College. He has written or coauthored six books, including The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame (Nation Books), Place Matters: Metropolitics for the 21st Century (University Press of Kansas), and We Own the Future: Democratic Socialism, American Style (The New Press). His next book, coauthored with Robert Elias, Baseball Rebels: The Reformers and Radicals Who Shook Up the Game and Changed America, will be published in 2022. He writes for the Los Angeles Times, American Prospect, The Nation, Dissent, Talking Points Memo, and other publications.