Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Class”

Meritocracy & the Middle Class

There may be no realistic resistance to the current American elites, but at least we can stop lying to ourselves

Posted February 8th, 2016

The Sky Is Red

And night is falling over fragmented America

Posted January 27th, 2016

Zakaria Tips Elites’ Hand

Where are the #WhiteWorkingClassLivesMatters activists? At Donald Trump rallies

Posted January 4th, 2016

Diabolized America

Social forces that are tearing the country apart

Posted January 4th, 2016

Who Are the Barbarians?

Trump, that Atlantic City Alaric? Or the open-borders, globalist, socially liberal Republican Establishment?

Posted January 1st, 2016

The Heart of the Trump Matter

A Southern, atheist, yellow-dog Democrat turned Trump supporter gives best explanation for Trumpism yet

Posted December 22nd, 2015

Leftward, Ho!

Why the Republican Party will continue to liberalize, despite itself

Posted December 22nd, 2015

If You Get Rich And Famous…

‘Je suis snob,’ says Ta-Nehisi Coates. I don’t believe it

Posted December 14th, 2015

White Privilege in Our Time

The priorities of the American ruling class require devaluing people like Miss Nelly

Posted November 18th, 2015

The Establishment’s ‘Pain’

The blindness of journalists, academics, and others who prosper under this system

Posted November 11th, 2015

Why Trump Matters

Middle-aged white males without college degrees are dying in record numbers

Posted November 6th, 2015

The Invisible Poverty of ‘Poor White Trash’

Nobody cares, or even feels the need to pretend to care

Posted October 1st, 2015

Are The Poor a Problem To Be Solved?

Contra Robert Putnam, Amy Wax says a poverty of moral fiber is a big part of the problem

Posted September 17th, 2015

Poverty: It’s So Personal

A reader acquainted with the ‘Trailer Park Gothic’ family writes

Posted September 16th, 2015

Trailer Park Gothic

The despairing world that sheltered Dylann Roof

Posted September 15th, 2015

The World of the Walmart Pugilists

The deep social problem with stupid trashy behavior

Posted June 10th, 2015

Valorizing Deadbeats

Willful default on student loans: why the hell not? So says scofflaw writer

Posted June 8th, 2015