Quillette‘s Jonathan Kay talks to two ex-Portlanders—Nancy Rommelmann and Michael Totten—about how the COVID-19 pandemic and a year of violent protests turned their once beloved city into a fractured, downwardly mobile arena for America’s culture war.
Sources discussed in this podcast include:
- Leaving Portland, by Michael Totten
- The Internet Locusts Descend on Ristretto Roasters, by Nancy Rommelmann
- ‘You’re Not Allowed To Film’: The Fight To Control Who Reports From Portland, by Nancy Rommelmann
- American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America, by Colin Woodward