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Posts in category “Localism”

Postcard From Mayberry

‘There have always been poor people. But this is something new.’

Posted May 10th, 2016

Walker Percy & The Trumpening

What would Percy make of American politics this year?

Posted March 30th, 2016

Help This Wendell Berry Film

‘The Seer’, an astonishingly well done film, premieres this month, but needs post-production help

Posted March 3rd, 2016

It Really is ‘Camp of the Saints’

The ‘entire global south’ is headed north

Posted November 2nd, 2015

Faith & the Future of Conservatism

Toward a conservatism of the Battered Gargoyle

Posted October 27th, 2015

Voting Has Consequences, Ma’am

A resident of the People’s Republic of Austin, Texas, just can’t believe …

Posted June 4th, 2014

The Right To Keep Things The Way They Are

Apologies for the light and erratic posting today. As I mentioned earlier, …

Posted January 6th, 2014

C Is For Crunchy Con

TMatt brings to my attention this three-minute video dialogue co-hosted by Ivan …

Posted November 14th, 2013

Mrs. Jellyby Goes On A Mission Trip

Mrs. Jellyby is a character in Dickens’s Bleak House.¬†She’s forever going on …

Posted August 1st, 2013

Love & Localism

Regarding the recent discussion Russell Arben Fox launched by calling for a …

Posted May 1st, 2013

Escape To Mayberry

A couple of weeks ago, a reader sent in a sprawling essay …

Posted May 1st, 2013

More Theory? More Cowbell!

Russell Arben Fox, who loved The Little Way Of Ruthie Leming, now …

Posted April 29th, 2013

Small Town Volunteers. Small Town Heroes.

From the NYT’s report on the aftermath in West, Texas: Perry Calvin, …

Posted April 18th, 2013

Far From The Imperial City

Happy Inauguration Day. Here is a short video report the BBC did …

Posted January 20th, 2013

Sandy And Civil Society

As an Air France manager yesterday tried to help us untangle our …

Posted November 4th, 2012

Rootless Man Blames Self For US Decline

There are some really excellent responses on the “What’s Your Theory of …

Posted July 24th, 2012

The Crunchy Con Moment?

Steve Sailer on hipster localism, a la Brooklyn: The economics of all …

Posted May 10th, 2012