Stories by Theo Anderson

Theo Anderson, an In These Times staff writer, is writing a book about the historical and contemporary influence of pragmatism on American politics. He has a Ph.D. in American history from Yale University and teaches history and literature seminars at the Newberry Library in Chicago. subscribe to Theo Anderson's feed

Posted on: Apr 4, 2017, Source: In These Times

Trump is proving to be the perfect tool for the radical conservative Heritage Foundation to gut the federal budget.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2016, Source: In These Times

The idea that the working class is a lost cause becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy for the Democratic Party.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2016, Source: In These Times

In Strangers in Their Own Land, sociologist Arlie Russell Hochschild travels south to study what gives conservative ideology its power.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2016, Source: In These Times

Between 1993 and 2013, more than 850,000 jobs were displaced by the growing trade deficit with Mexico.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2011, Source: In These Times

The rhetoric of Michele Bachmann, Sarah Palin and Rick Perry about the “real America” is not imagined: They and those who oppose them live in different Americas.