Ian Haney Lopez

Ian Haney López is a law professor and commentator on coded racism in American politics. His most recent book is Merge Left: Fusing Race and Class, Winning Elections, and Saving America (New Press, Fall 2019).


new_york_times_20191015How to Beat Trump at His Own Game

New York Times
October 15, 2019


Ian Haney López and Alicia Garza: How the Left Can Win Again


Introducing Merge Left


Merge Left event at the Brewer Center, Berkeley, California


Oregon TEDx


Moyers and Company: Dog Whistle Politics of Race


the_progressive_20190802Ian Haney López: “Dividing Races is the Main Weapon of the Rich”

The Progressive
August 2, 2019

Labor activist and journalist Roger Bybee reflects on our recent conversation.


the_washington_post_20190729Donald Trump’s Racist Theater

Washington Post
July 29, 2019

The writer of the Washington Post’s Power Up column, Jacqueline Alemany, elaborates on my description of Donald Trump’s racist theater.


npr_20190716How Trump’s Racist Campaigning Serves ‘Rule by the Rich’

July 16, 2019

What’s behind Trump’s claim that the squad is spewing racist hate? Does Trump come across as a bigot when he says they should go back where they came from? What does his base think and what, if anything, does that tell us about how we should respond?