Localist Roundup: The CloakBy Josiah Duran for FRONT PORCH REPUBLIC
This piece from The Economist attempts to argue that narcissism can be good.
Meanwhile, this piece asks whether rural America is a thing of the past.
Ostensibly, social media is meant to connect people. But, according to this article, there is a new mobile phone app that actually uses social media to help one avoid people.
Lastly, this article gives an interesting count of “alien commuters.”