Archive for September 2014

Localist Roundup: Boomtown

This article condemns the  trend of big houses in America. This feature describes the fate of a small North Dakota town affected by the oil boom. Meanwhile, this article argues against urban farming subsidies in San Francisco. On a lighter ...

The Demise of Virtue in Virtual America (Front Porch Republic Books)

Entrance:Virtual America’s Convention Hall                                                     Demise—1) the conveyance of an estate 2) transfer                                              of the sovereignty to a successor 3) a: death b: c...

The Fall of Acorns

“When the oak-tree is felled, the whole forest echoes with it; but a hundred acorns are planted silently by some unnoticed breeze.” Thomas Carlyle That time of year is almost here. The first acorns are appearing on the ground. Soon unnotice...