Localism in the Mass Age

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A Front Porch Republic Manifesto

By:Mark T. Mitchell
Pages:328
Publisher:Front Porch Republic Books
Dimensions:152mm x 229mm
ISBN:9781532614439

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In the United States the conventional left/right distinction has become increasingly irrelevant, if not harmful. The reigning political, cultural, and economic visions of both the Democrats and the Republicans have reached obvious dead ends. Liberalism, with its hostility to any limits, is collapsing. So-called Conservatism has abandoned all pretense of conserving anything at all. Both dominant parties seem fundamentally incapable of offering coherent solutions for the problems that beset us. In light of this intellectual, cultural, and political stalemate, there is a need for a new vision.

Localism in the Mass Age: A Front Porch Republic Manifesto assembles thirty-one essays by a variety of scholars and practitioners–associated with Front Porch Republic–seeking to articulate a new vision for a better future. The writers are convinced that human apprehension of the true, the good, and the beautiful is best realized within a dense web of meaningful family, neighborhood, and community relationships. These writers seek to advance human flourishing through the promotion of political decentralism, economic localism, and cultural regionalism. In short, Front Porch Republic is dedicated to renewing American culture by fostering the ideals necessary for strong communities.

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Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Pages

328

By

Mark T. Mitchell

Publisher

Front Porch Republic Books

Dimensions

152mm x 229mm

ISBN

9781532614439