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Frances Fox Piven

Frances Fox Piven

Frances Fox Piven is on the faculty of the Graduate School of the City University of New York.  She is the author, along with Richard Cloward, of Regulating the Poor and Poor People’s Movements.  Her latest book, just published, is "Who’s Afraid of Frances Fox Piven? The Essential Writings of the Professor Glenn Beck Loves to Hate" (The New Press).

Other articles by this author

The War Against the Poor

By Frances Fox Piven, TomDispatch | Op-Ed

Debt, Austerity and How to Fight Back

By Cornel West and Frances Fox Piven, The Nation | Op-Ed
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Frances Fox Piven

Frances Fox Piven

Frances Fox Piven is on the faculty of the Graduate School of the City University of New York.  She is the author, along with Richard Cloward, of Regulating the Poor and Poor People’s Movements.  Her latest book, just published, is "Who’s Afraid of Frances Fox Piven? The Essential Writings of the Professor Glenn Beck Loves to Hate" (The New Press).

Other articles by this author

The War Against the Poor

By Frances Fox Piven, TomDispatch | Op-Ed

Debt, Austerity and How to Fight Back

By Cornel West and Frances Fox Piven, The Nation | Op-Ed