Wendell Berry



Farming, because of the uniqueness and fragility of each one of the world’s myriad of small places, has to involve a creaturely affection and care. What does that look like? The remarkable novelist, critic, and poet Wendell Berry has ideas. Read more


So that ended my time as a moral pacifist supporter of precision warfare. Read more

Magazine 2 Comments

Like a lot of people I know, I am concerned about mountaintop removal and climate change. But when we delay our concern until dangers have become sensational, we are late. Whether or not we are too late is a question that should not interest us. ... Read more


On the day of the bombing in Boston, The New York Times printed an op-ed piece by a human being who has been imprisoned at Guantánamo for more than eleven years, uncharged and, of course, untried. The occurrence of these two events on the same da... Read more

Dispatches 1 Comments

Civil disobedience is properly the last resort. It is also an unhappiness of citizenship. Read more


Usury is "a job." But it happens to be a job that nobody ought to do. It is a violence against fellow humans. Read more