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The American Nations and the Geography of Covid-19 Vaccinations

[[ Please standby for correct map here]] As the delta variant has overtaken the United States, refilling hospital intensive care units and killing many thousands of each week, Americans are… Read more »

Talking American Nations on the 99pages channel, Aug. 1

I’ll be speaking with LinkedIn’s Rajiv Srinivasan about American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America on his 99pages YouTube stream on August 1st. It’s… Read more »

Talking American Nations and Union on the Passing Judgment podcast

I recently sat down, virtually, with Jessica Levinson, director of the Loyola Law School Public Service Institute, to talk about American Nations, the crisis facing U.S. democracy, and some of… Read more »

Colin Woodward interviews Colin Woodard

What are the chances that there would be two American historians of U.S. history with the names “Colin Woodward” and “Colin Woodard”? The observable evidence suggests the answer is “very… Read more »

The American nations and House Republican support for a 1/6 commission

Earlier today the vast majority of U.S. House Republicans voted against the creation of an independent commission to investigate the violent insurrection against the Capitol on January 6th that threatened… Read more »

Where to find signed books in coastal Maine, March 31 edition

More than a year into the pandemic I was realizing that I haven’t set foot south of Portsmouth, New Hampshire since February 2020, despite having a book come out. But… Read more »

The 2020 Elections and the American Nations

The American Nations boundaries show up in just about every closely contested election, and the 2020 presidential contest was no exception. With the help of my Portland Press Herald colleague… Read more »

Speaking about Union and how the U.S. survives via Trinity Wall Street, Nov 12

Before the pandemic struck, I was looking forward to traveling to lower Manhattan this week to speak as part of Trinity Wall Street Church’s Trinity Commons series. But things are… Read more »

Fareed Zakaria recommends American Nations for today’s political moment in the US

Over at the New York Times Book Review today, Fareed Zakaria — whose ideas about illiberal democracy were very helpful in my thinking through some of the concepts in American… Read more »

Talking with CBC-Nova Scotia about the 400-year backstory to the 2020 election

The rest of the world is trying to understand what’s going on with the United States and its (currently not quite resolved) election.  So I very much enjoyed sharing the… Read more »