Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Class”

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

‘Acting White’ for White People

How whites delegitimize the achievements of other whites, not by deploying racial guilt, but class guilt

Posted May 1st, 2015

More Freddie Thoughts

Solving police brutality is easy. Regenerating a culture where people don’t know how to live is all but impossible

Posted April 30th, 2015

Silicon Valley Mordor

Techno-utopianism is the religion of the future

Posted March 6th, 2015

Friends in Low Places

What growing up as everybody’s punching bag teaches you about power — and friendship

Posted January 19th, 2015

Wall Street Über Alles

The big banks are back in business — and the taxpayers will once again be at risk

Posted December 12th, 2014

‘Stuck’ As Default of the Poor

Teen sex among the lower classes and the generational persistence of poverty

Posted November 21st, 2014

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