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Articles Tagged: American Character

Discussing the threats to US democracy and national survival, Portland, Maine, April 3

My former employers at Maine’s Portland Press Herald are hosting me for their Newsroom Live series, a public, in-person lecture, discussion and Q&A, on my work to promote the United… Read more »

Discussing the threats to US democracy and national survival with American Promise, Mar. 19

I’ll be joining American Promise‘s Leadership Series March 19 for a public, virtual conversation about the imminent authoritarian threat to the U.S. republic and federation, how we got here and… Read more »

Speaking on How to Hold the U.S. together; Stonington, Maine, Aug. 28

I’ll be speaking on Deer Isle as part of the Stonington Public Library’s Seaside Series from 12 to 1 pm August 28th. The outdoor event is held in Seaside Park… Read more »

Newsroom Live: Can America Stay Together?, Portland, Maine, April 3

My former employers at Maine’s Portland Press Herald are hosting me for their Newsroom Live series, a public, in-person lecture, discussion and Q&A, on my work to promote the United… Read more »

Speaking on the United States’ democratic crisis; Portland, Maine, Sept. 23

I’ll be delivering a talk entitled “Uniting a Divided America: The U.S.’s democratic crisis, how we got here, and what we can do about it” at the University of New… Read more »

Speaking on the United States’s democratic crisis, Brunswick, Maine, June 5

For the home county crowd: I’ll be speaking on the crisis facing U.S. democracy, how we got here, why we’re vulnerable and what we can do about it, at the… Read more »

Discussing the authoritarian crisis and the problems of U.S. nationhood with Yascha Mounk on The Good Fight podcast

Nationhood Lab director Colin Woodard was the guest on political scientist Yascha Mounk’s The Good Fight, an influential podcast that seeks out ideas, policies and strategies that can defeat authoritarian… Read more »

Speaking on the American Nations trilogy at National Defense University, Washington, DC, Dec. 6 (private)

I will be making my annual speech to the American Studies international fellows at National Defense University in Washington, D.C.. for the fourth year running. This is a private event… Read more »

Talking with Die Welt about the challenges to U.S. nationhood

Nationhood Lab Director Colin Woodard, a historian of the U.S. regionalism and nationhood development, recently spoke with Die Welt, one of Germany’s leading national daily newspapers, about the crisis of… Read more »

How a “freedom-and-fairness” agenda can save the U.S. republic and federation

In the new print edition of Washington Monthly, Nationhood Lab Director Colin Woodard laid out how a “freedom-and-fairness” political agenda can steer the United States out of the dangerous, demagogue-infested… Read more »