Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Class”

What’s Your Social Class?

A fun and hard-to-game quiz. My result: MIDDLING. Your habits and perspectives …

Posted March 14th, 2014

Born To Be Rich, Born To Be Poor

For somebody like me, economist Gregory Clark’s piece on success and genetic …

Posted February 24th, 2014

Fracking For Thee, But Not For Me

Well, well, well: As ExxonMobil’s CEO, it’s Rex Tillerson’s job to promote …

Posted February 23rd, 2014

When Smoking Is Good

Steve Sailer observes that in California, where he lives, cigarette smoking is …

Posted February 18th, 2014

Brooks, The Prodigal Son, And Humility

David Brooks reflects on the parable of the Prodigal Son. You know …

Posted February 18th, 2014

America: Formerly A ‘Triple Package’ Nation

Power couple Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld have a new book out …

Posted February 4th, 2014

Aristocracy Of Virtue & Sorry Sapsuckers

Reader Political Atheist makes an excellent Evans-Manning comment: Rod draws a very …

Posted February 3rd, 2014

The Limits Of Cultural Nudging

Really interesting exchange here from the In The Big White Ghetto thread: …

Posted January 11th, 2014

In The Big White Ghetto

Kevin D. Williamson visits Appalachia, the white-people dystopia. Excerpt: Like its black …

Posted January 9th, 2014

The War On Poverty We Can’t Do Much About

Derek Thompson says that single parenthood is the most important correlate of …

Posted January 8th, 2014

St. George And The Dragon Of Race

Aryanna Prasad is an LSU journalism student who has taken an interest …

Posted January 3rd, 2014

Paul Ryan Gets The Holy Ghost

Has Pope Francis effected something of a conversion within GOP wonkster-in-chief Paul …

Posted December 23rd, 2013

Rich White Teen Killers Vs. Poor Black Teen Killers

In Judge Jean Boyd’s courtroom, it appears that teen killers are better …

Posted December 13th, 2013

Affluenza Killer Gets Club Med Rehab

Jac Floyd of the Dallas Morning News brings us more details about …

Posted December 12th, 2013

The Bishop Was A Homeless Man

David Musselman, a Mormon bishop, disguised himself as a homeless man and …

Posted November 28th, 2013

The Shantytowns Of Silicon Valley

Charlotte Allen has a dynamite piece in The Weekly Standard, taking a …

Posted November 25th, 2013

Populism Behind The Wheel

Oh, you’ve just got to love this rant from Jack Baruth, a …

Posted November 5th, 2013