Archive for April 2014

Localist Roundup: The Politics of Sprawl

This article makes an interesting connection between place and politics. Specifically, it claims that sprawling cities favor Republican politics, while compact cities favor Democrat ideas. Meanwhile, this piece examines an organization that...

Fathers and Sons, and Gardens

“The land provides the greatest abundance of good things, but doesn’t allow them to be taken without effort.” “Furthermore, the land also freely teaches justice to those who are capable of learning; for it does people favors in proportion t...

Localist Roundup: Greed and Greens

This article attempts to trace the history and acceptability of greed. Meanwhile, this piece give an interesting perspective on the lack of moral framework faced by younger generations in today’s society. Also, here’s a piece ex...

The Berry Center at Work

Mary Berry (Wendell’s daughter, and an occasional contributor here) has founded The Berry Center to continue her family’s work to buttress the economic well-being of small farmers, and the organization has pushed forward with it...

The Berry Center at Work

Mary Berry (Wendell’s daughter, and an occasional contributor here) has founded The Berry Center to continue her family’s work to buttress the economic well-being of small farmers, and the organization has pushed forward with it...

More on Distributism

This week in The Week, Michael Brendan Dougherty has a piece titled “The Conservative Case Against Capitalism.” Relying on Belloc’s An Essay on the Restoration of Property, Dougherty argues that conservatives in days gone ...