Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Economics”

Postcards From The Other America

Dispatches from two readers who live and work among the very poor

Posted May 24th, 2016

Poor Like PA, Poor Like NC

What makes poverty in one state worse than in another?

Posted May 12th, 2016

Postcard From Mayberry

‘There have always been poor people. But this is something new.’

Posted May 10th, 2016

Localism, Globalism, And Gender

Why does Big Business give a fig about gender ideology?

Posted May 6th, 2016

The One Percent Democrats

How the party is becoming the political arm of the cultural elites

Posted April 28th, 2016

Zombie GOP Economics

Can anything kill the undead Reagan-era vision of Jack Kemp?

Posted April 22nd, 2016

Secret Shame Of The Middle Class

Shocking number couldn’t make a $400 emergency payment

Posted April 19th, 2016

Death Of White Working-Class Culture

They didn’t just lose their union jobs. They lost their story

Posted April 5th, 2016

LA Welfare-Dependent Film Industry

When the Bayou State stopped paying Hollywood to film in Louisiana, moviemakers hit the road

Posted March 29th, 2016

The Big Short Fingered Vulgarian

Donald Trump and a delayed reckoning for the Wall Street crash

Posted March 19th, 2016

KDW & The Geographical Cure

On why Kevin D. Williamson is not all wrong

Posted March 15th, 2016

The Limits of Sympathy

Trump, social justice, and the politics of ressentiment

Posted March 10th, 2016

American Dignity

Why many people want Trump to ‘make America great again’

Posted March 10th, 2016

Today In Trumpsplaining

What the Right and the Left refuse to see about Trump, according to writers on the Right and the Left

Posted March 9th, 2016

Trump University (Not What You Think)

College prof: Same economic dynamics leading to Trump’s rise present in higher education

Posted March 9th, 2016

What Jindal Did To Louisiana

America, you dodged a bullet

Posted February 22nd, 2016

Trump: Fishtown’s Champion Against Belmont

If Trump is a judgment on the GOP, he’s also a judgment on conservative Christians

Posted February 18th, 2016