Peter Dreier


Oscars Host Seth MacFarlane Crossed Line To Bigotry and Anti-Semitism

By Peter Dreier

Oscars Host Seth MacFarlane Crossed Line To Bigotry and Anti-Semitism
Oscars writers seem to think that Hollywood is so liberal that they can get away with bigotry and anti-Semitism because everyone knows they’re “just joking.” Well this year, they went too far.Read More


Obama Would Bring Out the Best in Us

By Peter Dreier

At a time when America is facing great economic turmoil, we need a president who is steady, mature, responsible, thoughtful and clear-thinking. We need a president who is deliberate, not volatile.Read More


Thank You, Shawn Green

By Peter Dreier

My 7-year old daughter Sarah’s soccer team, which I co-coach, plays every Saturday during the fall. At the team’s Tuesday night practice two weeks ago, I told the players that Sarah — who is the only Jew on her team — and I wouldn’t be at the game the following Saturday because we’d be going to synagogue for Yom Kippur servicesRead More






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