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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 »

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 »

Union a finalist for a Maine Literary Award

I’m honored that my latest book, Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood, has been named a finalist for the 2021 Maine Literary Award for Non-Fiction,… Read more »

Talking pirates on a forthcoming Netflix series

A few months before the pandemic struck I travelled to a Manhattan studio to film an hours-long interview with a British production company working on a documentary-drama on the Bahamas-based… Read more »

Penobscot elder Donna Loring on the future of Maine-tribal relations

  Donna Loring has for decades been a major figure in Maine-tribal relations: legislator, tribal council member, aide to two governors, author and public intellectual. Now, fresh off her time… Read more »

Maine and the pandemic: where things stand 11 months on

  The second, deadlier coronavirus surge is ebbing in Maine and the U.S. generally — a good juncture to step back and see where we’ve been, how things appeared to… Read more »

Maine alone in the country in not compiling Covid-19 testing data every day

A month ago I wrote about how Maine was the only state in New England unable to post negative test results counts each day, a number that allows the calculation… Read more »

An Additional Post

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A Post From Earlier

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Ten years of World Wide Woodard

Happy 2019 everyone, and happy birthday to this blog, which started 10 years ago today with this post from Reykjavik, where I was starting a reporting trip in the wake… Read more »