Front Porch Republic

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Front Porch Republic
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Type of site
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Front Porch Republic is a conservative, localist and communitarian American blog where various contributors emphasize the importance of concepts such as limits and community. These contributors—known as 'porchers'—have a myriad of opinions, but generally agree that centralization, atomization, and disregard for limits represent obstacles to human flourishing.[1]

Damon Linker at The Week describes Front Porch Republic:

Unlike the leaders of the mainstream conservative movement, Patrick Deneen, Mark T. Mitchell, Russell Arben Fox, Jeremy Beer, and the other "Porchers" have little interest in engaging with inside-the-Beltway power politics. Instead, they prefer to act as gadflies, denouncing the imperial ethos and influence-peddling that dominates Washington, as well as the boundless greed that drives would-be Masters of the Universe from around the country to seek their fortunes on Wall Street and in Hollywood and Silicon Valley.[2]

Current Staff[edit]

President Editor-in-Chief Senior Editors
Mark Mitchell Jeffrey Bilbro Jeremy Beer
Katherine Dalton
Patrick Deneen
James Matthew Wilson
Jason Peters
Jeffrey Polet



  1. ^ About, at Front Porch Republic; retrieved 12 December 2014
  2. ^ The new anti-urban ideology of ruralism, at The Week; by Damon Linker; published 19 April 2013; retrieved 12 December 2014
  3. ^ Who We Are, at Front Porch Republic; retrieved 12 December 2014

External links[edit]

Front Porch Republic Official Website