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 09, 2012
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
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.