Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Class”

Poor And Foolish

How the choices of this impoverished NYC family dooms them

Posted November 19th, 2014

The View from Grub Street

A Pulitzer Prize winner on his self-inflicted poverty

Posted November 16th, 2014

London: Another Country, Not Your Own

Mass immigration, diversity ideology, and capitalism have turned London into a foreign city for many Britons

Posted October 27th, 2014

Why Poor People Act That Way

Explaining the source of the hopelessness of the poor

Posted September 26th, 2014

When Poverty Is The Fault Of The Poor

Great Evans-Manning comment by Josh McGee on the “Why Poor People Act …

Posted August 1st, 2014

Why Poor People Act Against Their Long-Term Interest

A reader who comments here under the name Peg, and who comes …

Posted July 31st, 2014

The Virus Of Poverty Culture

If you haven’t seen Brenda Ann Kenneally’s amazing photographs of poor young …

Posted July 30th, 2014

To Hell With Ivy League Schools

So says former Yale professor William Deresiewicz, in a barn-burner of a …

Posted July 28th, 2014

If Only Harper Lee Had Moved To Greenwich Village

New York Times book critic Dwight Garner is exceptionally good at his …

Posted July 21st, 2014

Before The Peasants Storm The Castle

Billionaire Nick Hanauer has a word of advice for his fellow plutocrats: …

Posted June 30th, 2014

Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad

Hector writes: Increasingly I have the suspicion that out of the set …

Posted June 29th, 2014

Among Britain’s White Working Class

The Financial Times has a fascinating article based on a Soros-funded study …

Posted June 19th, 2014

The South As Eternal Scapegoat

Did you see this on the New York Times website? It was …

Posted April 25th, 2014

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