Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Economics”

His Unhappy Life In A Sh*thole

‘How can we ever form an actual community based on trust and mutual obligations? We can’t’

Posted January 25th, 2018

The Complicated ‘Sh*thole’ Debate

The poor moved into his neighborhood. Then came cops, crime, and decline

Posted January 24th, 2018

The NYC Subway Ripoff

Why does it cost more to build a subway there than anywhere else in the world?

Posted December 29th, 2017

The Fraud Of Trumpian Populism

‘The West is declining! Demographic winter is coming! But don’t you dare touch our corporate tax cuts’

Posted November 30th, 2017

Here Come The Robots

Over 40 percent of Americans are soon likely to lose their jobs to mechanization — and nobody is talking about it

Posted October 31st, 2017

Dead Deplorables & Class Warfare

More bad news about the white working class

Posted September 20th, 2017

Con Of The Century

Donald Trump, Goldman Sachs, and a star-spangled sucker born every minute

Posted September 17th, 2017

A Tale Of Two Janitors

Custodians’ history reveals the emergence of the ‘precariat’ over the last generation

Posted September 4th, 2017

Google, Being Evil Again

Internet giant’s grubby fingerprints are all over mass firing of its think-tank critics

Posted August 31st, 2017

Bannon On Alt-Right: ‘Clowns’

Architect of president’s campaign strategy turns on his base

Posted August 16th, 2017

A: Because It’s Full Of Mormons

Q: Why is Utah so successful at upward mobility?

Posted March 29th, 2017

Steve Bannon & Chris Arnade

Two very different men lament that Dems and GOP have same basic view on trade and economic policy

Posted March 26th, 2017

Economic Insecurity

Demographer Nick Eberstadt warns that America is in a dangerous place

Posted February 20th, 2017

Capitalism, Community, Christianity

A conservative Christian pastor laments the destruction of his community by an enemy: its own members

Posted January 10th, 2017

What Does Solidarity Mean In 2017?

Struggling to understand America in the age of fracture

Posted January 5th, 2017

Blindly Staggering To The Precipice

Secular liberals of the left and right still cannot bear to see man as he actually is. This won’t last

Posted December 22nd, 2016

The Madness Of Globalism

Migration and the disappearance of nations

Posted December 15th, 2016