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Life Is a Miracle: An Essay Against Modern Superstition: Wendell Berry

[A] scathing assessment…Berry shows that Wilson’s much-celebrated, controversial pleas in Consilience to unify all branches of knowledge is nothing more than a fatuous subordination of religion, art, and everything else that is good to science…Berry is one of the most … Continue reading

Great Minds: Wendell Potter – The Practical Reality Of Our Oligarchy

The Big Picture RT Published on Aug 5, 2016 Wendell Potter, Nation On the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It (w/Nick Penniman)/Center for Public Integrity/Center for Media and Democracy, joins Thom. The … Continue reading

Great Minds: Wendell Potter – Corporate Media Loves the Current System

The Big Picture RT Published on Aug 5, 2016 Wendell Potter, Nation On the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It (w/Nick Penniman)/Center for Public Integrity/Center for Media and Democracy, joins Thom. The … Continue reading

Citizenship Papers: Essays: Wendell Berry

Discerning the political import of complex current events requires great urgency, clarity, and care. Nothing less than the future of our nation is at stake. Wendell Berry’s Citizenship Papers, collecting nineteen essays, is a ringing alarm, a call for resistance … Continue reading

Distant Neighbors: The Selected Letters of Wendell Berry and Gary Snyder

In 1969 Gary Snyder returned from a long residence in Japan to northern California, to a homestead in the Sierra foothills where he intended to build a house and settle on the land with his wife and young sons. He … Continue reading

A Place on Earth: A Novel: Wendell Berry

The rhythms of this novel are the rhythms of the land. A Place on Earth resonates with variations played on themes of change; looping transitions from war into peace, winter into spring, browning flood destruction into greening fields, absence into … Continue reading

What Matters?: Economics for a Renewed Commonwealth: Wendell Berry, Herman Daly

Over the years, Wendell Berry has sought to understand and confront the financial structure of modern society and the impact of developing late capitalism on American culture. There is perhaps no more demanding or important critique available to contemporary citizens … Continue reading

The Way of Ignorance: And Other Essays: Wendell Berry

The continuing war in Iraq, Hurricane Katrina, the political sniping engendered by the Supreme Court nominations, Terry Schiavo — contemporary American society is characterized by divisive anger, profound loss, and danger. Wendell Berry, one of the country’s foremost cultural critics, … Continue reading

It All Turns on Affection: The Jefferson Lecture and Other Essays: Wendell Berry

When he accepted the invitation to deliver The Jefferson Lecture—our nation’s highest honor for distinguished intellectual achievement—Wendell Berry decided to take on the obligation of thinking again about the problems that have engaged him throughout his long career. He wanted … Continue reading

Our Only World: Ten Essays: Wendell Berry

Since the Second World War ended, America has performed like a gyroscope losing its balance, wobbling this way and that, unable to settle into itself and its own great promise. Wendell Berry has been a voice for that promise, a … Continue reading