Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Consumerism”

Against The New Optimism

Yes, we’re getting richer and more peaceful — but it’s deceptive. Spiritually, we are close to broke

Posted July 31st, 2017

The Internet Vs. Our Humanity

Jonathan Taplin’s prophetic warning about Facebook, Google, and Amazon

Posted May 15th, 2017

Don’t Be Broke, Be Woke

The slapstick comedy of capitalism turning rebellion into money

Posted April 5th, 2017

Lifestyles Of The ‘Jew-Curious’

The religion of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob — now a bourgeois lifestyle brand

Posted March 29th, 2017

Corporate Hippie Virtue Signaling

Hey Lyft, shut up and drive

Posted January 29th, 2017

America: Mall or Stadium?

Liberals expect shoppers to be committed citizens. Human nature doesn’t work like that

Posted November 8th, 2016

Exporting The Anti-Culture

Modernity poisons tradition and kills the spirit too. But there are good and bad ways to resist it

Posted August 10th, 2016

Localism, Globalism, And Gender

Why does Big Business give a fig about gender ideology?

Posted May 6th, 2016

Big Business Is Not Our Friend

Lands End, the middle-American retailer, takes the pro-abortion feminist side in the culture war

Posted February 24th, 2016

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

An American Creed

Could you affirm this statement of faith?

Posted July 22nd, 2015

Harmony, Communion, Incarnation

First impressions of Laudato Si, the first encylical from the crunchy con pope

Posted June 23rd, 2015

A Double Shot of Politics

An incredibly stupid idea from Starbucks

Posted March 17th, 2015

Small Is Delicious

When small business owners and craftsmen can outcompete the big guys

Posted January 27th, 2015

Affluent Yankees Demand Cuba Classic

The ‘Times Square was better with pornos and druggies’ crowd whines about the opening of Cuba

Posted December 18th, 2014

Ben Edelman Nation

A fast food worker says Edelman is far from alone in his jerkiness

Posted December 11th, 2014

No Shopping on Thanksgiving

A holiday movement to punish greedy retailers who make their employees work on Thanksgiving

Posted November 24th, 2014