Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Economics”

How Roger Ferguson Saved America — And The World

The extraordinary untold story of the Federal Reserve on 9/11

Posted September 14th, 2014

Financial Literacy & Freaking Out

My 14-year-old has been taking an online class in financial literacy. It …

Posted August 6th, 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

Why Poor People Act Against Their Long-Term Interest

A reader who comments here under the name Peg, and who comes …

Posted July 31st, 2014

Broke Pastors, Broken Ministry Model

David Wheeler writes about middle-class pastors becoming a thing of the past …

Posted July 23rd, 2014

Amazon & The Cost Of Consumerism

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

Posted July 15th, 2014

Before The Peasants Storm The Castle

Billionaire Nick Hanauer has a word of advice for his fellow plutocrats: …

Posted June 30th, 2014

Voting Has Consequences, Ma’am

A resident of the People’s Republic of Austin, Texas, just can’t believe …

Posted June 4th, 2014

Bully Amazon’s Abuse Of Power

Amazon.com has now¬†dramatically raised the stakes in its battle with Hachette (which, …

Posted May 23rd, 2014

Family Finance: When Diversity Is Not Our Strength

Allianz, the life insurance and financial services company, has a new study …

Posted May 23rd, 2014

Another Side To The Unemployment Situation

The Washington Post looks at it from the point of view of …

Posted April 7th, 2014

Once Again: It’s Culture, Stupid

George F. Will says the Left’s bleating (“Racism!” “Blaming the victim!”) about …

Posted March 22nd, 2014

Born To Be Rich, Born To Be Poor

For somebody like me, economist Gregory Clark’s piece on success and genetic …

Posted February 24th, 2014

Prodigal Son As Great Society

David Zahl and Will McDavid of the Mockingbird site¬†critique my remarks on …

Posted February 24th, 2014

The Elite Menace

Several of you have forwarded to me this New York magazine story …

Posted February 18th, 2014

Downtonomics

I regret to inform you that we have only two episodes of …

Posted February 12th, 2014

The Business Of The GOP Is Business

Conservative commentator Pete Spiliakos says Republicans on Capitol Hill eager to do …

Posted February 7th, 2014