Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “class”

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

To Hell With Ivy League Schools

So says former Yale professor William Deresiewicz, in a barn-burner of a …

Posted July 28th, 2014

If Only Harper Lee Had Moved To Greenwich Village

New York Times book critic Dwight Garner is exceptionally good at his …

Posted July 21st, 2014

Among Britain’s White Working Class

The Financial Times has a fascinating article based on a Soros-funded study …

Posted June 19th, 2014

The South As Eternal Scapegoat

Did you see this on the New York Times website? It was …

Posted April 25th, 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

Rich White Teen Killers Vs. Poor Black Teen Killers

In Judge Jean Boyd’s courtroom, it appears that teen killers are better …

Posted December 13th, 2013

The Shantytowns Of Silicon Valley

Charlotte Allen has a dynamite piece in The Weekly Standard, taking a …

Posted November 25th, 2013

Goodbye, Mr. Middle Class

You think, “Why do I want to read an essay by the …

Posted October 18th, 2013

What Do These Maps Prove? Not What You Might Think

A reader sends a link to these fascinating maps that appeared on …

Posted July 23rd, 2013

Commentator’s Disease

One of our readers posted a link to this Fred Reed column …

Posted January 9th, 2013

The Elite Consensus Behind Racial Preferences

On a Diane Rehm show episode the other day, previewing the new …

Posted October 3rd, 2012

In The Populist Kitchen

Culture war is really just another form of class conflict. My latest …

Posted August 6th, 2012