Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Class”

A Tale Of Two Tonys

How did Robert De Niro’s Manhattan spite at the Tony Awards play in Tony Bourdain’s Appalachia?

Posted June 11th, 2018

Silicon Valley & America’s Brazilification

Yes, rich tech liberals are hypocrites — but that doesn’t let the rest of us off the hook

Posted May 24th, 2018

‘The Therapeutic Is Our Ultimate Terrorist’

Philip Rieff and the self-fragilization of our culture

Posted April 28th, 2018

No Sh*thole People, Please, We’re Rich Liberals

West Side Manhattanites freak out over homeless shelter coming to neighborhood

Posted February 9th, 2018

Liberalism And Elitism

Fred Siegel on identity politics and class conflict in American life

Posted February 6th, 2018

Why He Doesn’t Do Opioids (But Might)

A middle class reader living a life of quiet desperation reflects on his Stoic choice

Posted February 5th, 2018

Poverty As Culture

Christians have to be willing to help the poor. But what does that mean, precisely?

Posted January 29th, 2018

Sh*tholes: It’s So Complicated

Two more stories from people who live among and/or serve the poor

Posted January 25th, 2018

His Unhappy Life In A Sh*thole

‘How can we ever form an actual community based on trust and mutual obligations? We can’t’

Posted January 25th, 2018

The Complicated ‘Sh*thole’ Debate

The poor moved into his neighborhood. Then came cops, crime, and decline

Posted January 24th, 2018

My Life In A ‘Sh*thole’

Reader: My family chooses to live in a poor part of the city — and we are blessed by it

Posted January 23rd, 2018

The Benedict Option & Section 8

Exclude Section 8 tenants, says reader, and you turn Christianity into a middle-class hobby

Posted January 23rd, 2018

Immigration, Culture, Hypocrisy

You can’t cathynewman people about this stuff forever

Posted January 23rd, 2018

The Fraud Of Trumpian Populism

‘The West is declining! Demographic winter is coming! But don’t you dare touch our corporate tax cuts’

Posted November 30th, 2017

On White People Acting White

Kevin D. Williamson, who grew up in the white underclass, refuses to be sentimental

Posted October 20th, 2017

Harvard: Extra Credit For Oligarch Kids

Harvard PhD says school’s reputation for excellence built in part on grade inflation

Posted September 20th, 2017

Dead Deplorables & Class Warfare

More bad news about the white working class

Posted September 20th, 2017