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Posts in category “Localism”

Loneliness In The Big City

How do you fight it? What about the geographical cure?

Posted December 12th, 2017

Whites Moving In? There Goes The Neighborhood

Community, particularism, and the liberal double standard

Posted November 28th, 2017

What Does Solidarity Mean In 2017?

Struggling to understand America in the age of fracture

Posted January 5th, 2017

Politics, Family, & the Benedict Option

What Aristotle, Robert Nisbet, Ross Douthat, and Thomas Frank have to say to us about this political moment

Posted November 7th, 2016

Deep Brexit

In Britain, there is one country, but two nations

Posted July 5th, 2016

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