Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Politics”

Every Picture Tells A Story

Notice the headline under Obama’s photo

Posted July 22nd, 2016

Trump: Tribune Of Poor White People

Hillbilly Elegy author J.D. Vance explains what America doesn’t understand about the outsiders elites despise

Posted July 22nd, 2016

The Benedict Option Still Stands

Because for faithful Christians, there is nothing else

Posted July 21st, 2016

This Tired White People Business

What Rep. Steve King should have said to Charles Pierce

Posted July 19th, 2016

The Deconversion of a Social Justice Warrior

‘I fear that society is heading in the direction I once wanted and pushed for’

Posted July 7th, 2016

Political Deconversions

Matthew Sitman left the conservatism of his youth because he saw it didn’t work. What’s your deconversion story?

Posted July 6th, 2016

Cultured Hicks

The parochial cosmopolitanism of Western elites

Posted July 4th, 2016

Of Duterte & Trump

A Filipino strongman and the decay of civil society. Is this our Trumpian future?

Posted July 3rd, 2016

Campus Comes To Congress

House Democrats = Social Justice Warriors

Posted June 23rd, 2016

Islam vs. Liberal Democracy

Shadi Hamid says Islam offers a politics of meaning that the West lacks

Posted June 8th, 2016

Trump’s Identity Politics Audacity

He uses the Left’s identity politics strategies against them

Posted June 8th, 2016

Trump & The Left’s Identity Politics

Hate Trump’s crude racial appeals? The Left has been doing this for ages

Posted June 3rd, 2016

Thrive Or Survive?

Are we teetering on the edge of the abyss or moving steadily towards utopia?

Posted June 1st, 2016

The Gifts of the Czechs

Vaclav Havel and the politics of the Benedict Option

Posted May 24th, 2016

The Right & The Unnecessariat

On the difference between a conservative and an alt-rightist

Posted May 23rd, 2016

Acts Of Edifying Rebellion

Yuval Levin on the Benedict Option

Posted May 19th, 2016

Antipolitical Politics: A Non-Religious Example

How you can be politically effective without having anything to do with the government

Posted May 17th, 2016