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Joseph Loconte on War, Friendship, and Imagination

Front Porch Republic editor Jeff Bilbro sits down with Joe Loconte of The King’s College for a spirited discussion of the book-turned-film A Hobbit,...

Regenerative Dairies, Hydroponic Gardens, and John Muir

“Ending America’s Antisocial Contract.” Ron Ivey and Tim Shirk warn that American policies which incentivize hoarding capital contribute to social and economic instability: “If...

2021 Local Porches

Last year, when we also had to cancel our fall conference due to COVID restrictions, several Porchers hosted smaller gatherings of local readers. We...

Disinformation, Dante, and Humane War

“Bad News.” Joseph Bernstein scrutinizes the disinformation discourse and argues that its underlying technological determinism and assumptions about human persuadability stand to benefit big...

2021 Conference Canceled

Sadly, due to ongoing COVID-related restrictions, we've made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 gathering. We hate to do this as we very...

Social Media, Death, and Miracles

“He is Britain’s Famous Shepherd-Author-Influencer. He Wants to Transform Farming to Save the Planet.” William Booth visits James Rebanks’s farm and puts his recent...

Nationalism, Scruton, and Households

“Back for Good: The Fine Art of Repairing Broken Things.” Katie Treggiden profiles British artists and producers who are working to make mending beautiful...

Anxiety, Loneliness, and Superweeds

“The Edgerton Essays.” The American Compass and the Ethics and Public Policy Center have been collaborating on the Edgerton Essays. Editor Patrick Brown describes...

Around the World With Alberto Miguel Fernandez

My guest is former Ambassador Alberto Miguel Fernandez. Alberto served as US Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea, and also served in various diplomatic roles around...

FPR Conference Registration Now Open

The 2021 FPR conference theme is “After Virtual: The Art of Recovering Lost Goods.” We’ll gather on October 16 at Middle Tennessee State University....