Woden Teachout is an historian and cultural critic interested in the development of American patriotic culture and has taught at a number of colleges and universities, including Harvard, Middlebury College and Goddard College. She is the co-author, with Susan Clark, of Slow Democracy: Rediscovering Community, Bringing Decision Making Back Home (Chelsea Green).
Articles by this author
Sunday, December 9, 2012 - 10:39am
Community Response to Disaster
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, one thing is striking: the extent to which many of the best and first responders have been local.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 12:21pm
In Praise of Slow Democracy
Here we are, one week before the election, in the midst of electoral fatigue. Most citizens feel a deep cynicism about the candidates and the federal government.