Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “class”

‘Let Them Eat Oxycontin’

Latte liberals versus the white working class

Posted May 13th, 2016

Poor Like PA, Poor Like NC

What makes poverty in one state worse than in another?

Posted May 12th, 2016

The Voice Of West Virginia

Why the hardscrabble Appalachian state voted for Trump and Sanders

Posted May 11th, 2016

Culture & Desegregating Schools

What we talk about when we talk about enforced ‘diversity’

Posted April 21st, 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

Letters From The Other America

Two professionals — one a conservative Evangelical, the other a liberal — write to say they understand why we have Trump

Posted February 19th, 2016

‘What’s Wrong With Trump Voters?’

GOP & media establishments still can’t face the horrible, terrible, no-good truth

Posted February 18th, 2016

The Heady Wine of Trumpism

Trump’s barbarism may be crazy, but it’s not irrational

Posted February 13th, 2016

Leftward, Ho!

Why the Republican Party will continue to liberalize, despite itself

Posted December 22nd, 2015

The Invisible Poverty of ‘Poor White Trash’

Nobody cares, or even feels the need to pretend to care

Posted October 1st, 2015

The Horrible Blessing of Katrina

Hard to admit it, but for many poor New Orleanians, the hurricane made their lives better

Posted August 18th, 2015

What is Order? What is Justice?

Police brutality, ghetto life, and the habits of the heart

Posted May 6th, 2015

‘Acting White’ for White People

How whites delegitimize the achievements of other whites, not by deploying racial guilt, but class guilt

Posted May 1st, 2015

Friends in Low Places

What growing up as everybody’s punching bag teaches you about power — and friendship

Posted January 19th, 2015

Why Poor People Act That Way

Explaining the source of the hopelessness of the poor

Posted September 26th, 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