Localist Roundup: Berry and FrancisBy Josiah Duran for FRONT PORCH REPUBLIC
This interesting piece explains that small government conservatives (the author mainly has libertarians in mind, it seems) cannot work together with neocons.
Meanwhile, Wendell Berry (and some others) will be inducted into American Academy of Arts and Letters, according to this piece.
In other news, President Obama has recently met with Pope Francis.
Lastly, this piece uses an atypical high-school in an attempt to identify a trend in American education.