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Feds end contentious northern Gulf of Maine scallop season

In yesterday’s Portland Press Herald, I wrote about the contentious federal fishery for scallops in the northern Gulf of Maine, a special management area off the coasts of Maine, New... Read more »

Talking American Nations with KUER’s Radio West

Last week, it was my great pleasure to return to Salt Lake City public radio affiliate KUER’s “Radio West,” this time to talk about American Nations: A History of the... Read more »

DNA study confirms American Nations map

From Nature “Clustering of 770,000 genomes reveal post-colonial population structure of North America.” Last month, the journal Nature published a genetic study on ancestral clustering in North America using the... Read more »

How will Trump’s budget affect Maine? Let us count the ways.

In today’s Portland Press Herald, seven reporters and I put together a mammoth breaking news story on the effects of President Trump’s proposed budget in Maine. With the president proposing... Read more »

American Character now in paperback

I’m pleased to announce that the Penguin paperback edition of American Character: A History of the Epic Struggle Between Individual Liberty and the Common Good goes on sale today across... Read more »