Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Consumerism”

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

Comcast Owns Your Soul

Via Mark Berman at The Washington Post comes this painful, but all …

Posted July 16th, 2014

Amazon & The Cost Of Consumerism

Over the weekend, the Times published a balanced story about the continuing …

Posted July 15th, 2014

The Consumerization Of Human Life

I went from the Browser to read this Financial Times article about …

Posted July 12th, 2014

White As The New Black

From the Rap Shirts For White People website, this one is perfect …

Posted June 2nd, 2014

Malcolm Gladwell Vs. Amazon

The New York Times is doing a good job of keeping readers …

Posted May 31st, 2014

The Death Of Sears

Edward McClelland argues that the decline and oncoming fall of a great …

Posted April 16th, 2014