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Can There be a National Conservatism?

Here’s the irony: a growing number of conservatives realize that it will require the assistance of the State to correct many of the problems that have been created by the State that was motivated by progressive commitments against the more local, parochial, and particular.

Rethinking the Local vs. Global Divide

In Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime, Bruno Latour provides a challenging but potentially hopeful...

Walking in a Dead Man’s Shoes

A woman in another kind of grief uttered the terrible “should have been.”

On Being Less than We Are

What you miss out on by not making the climb is too great a loss on such a morning as this.

What Wendell Berry’s Brush Teaches Us About Capitalism, Community, and “Inevitability”

The Art of Loading Brush: New Agrarian Writings, the latest collection of writings by Wendell Berry, isn't a perfect book, nor the perfect expression...

Why Patrick Deneen Failed

It's already an amazon dot hell best-seller in political theory.

And Then Came the Chickens, Part Two: A Dispatch from...

“Bawk-bawk be-gehk!” she cries, and I know just where she’s coming from.

And Then Came The Chickens—After the Bobcat: A Dispatch

Heaven favored me with three successive clement weekends.

On Dreher’s Benedict Option, the Christians and Localists Who Can Live...

Rod Dreher and I aren't close friends, but like many Front Porch Regulars, I've been blessed with the opportunity to associate with and learn...

Two Last Suppers and Ordinary Greatness: A Double Eulogy

What are the compensations on the downhill side of life?