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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 »

Talking UNION with Texas Public Radio, Northeast Public Radio

Happy Fourth of July everyone, a day when we celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence because, yes, it’s our founding document. (The 1789 Constitution was the second take… Read more »

Talking UNION with WNYC’s “All Of It”

This afternoon I had the pleasure of speaking with Alison Stewart — late of MTV and CBS News — about Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood on… Read more »

Frederick Douglass and “Allender’s Jake”: a research note

There are very few people who will be interested in this post, but for the few among you who study Frederick Douglass, a small research discovery. Jake Ellis — aka… Read more »

Speaking at the Chautauqua Institution, July 3

On July 3 I have the honor of speaking at the Chautauqua Institution’s summer speaker series on the lake in Chautauqua, New York. The event kicks off at 2:30 pm… Read more »

Speaking on American Nations and the gun debate, Gloucester, Mass., May 19

I’ll be speaking about how the existence of the American Nations helps explain enormous geographic disparities in violence, capital punishment, and gun policies at a public event on Massachusetts’ North… Read more »