Andrew Figueiredo

Andrew Figueiredo
Andrew Figueiredo is a law student at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. A first-generation Portuguese-American, he grew up in Kansas and graduated from McGill University in 2019. Andrew's interests include political history, populist movements, distributism, and Catholic Social Teaching. His writing can be found at The McGill International Review, Alternet, New Conservatives, The American Commons, and on his personal Medium blog.

Recent Essays

Vanishing Little Languages

Andrew Figueiredo describes his family connection to Minderico, a language belonging to the Portuguese town of Minde. Localists must join the fight to save endangered languages, if only because they present us with a way to practice stewardship, rebel against the abstractions of technique and global commerce, and save our world’s cultural heritage.