Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Detroit”

Devil Statue Is No Joke

A surprising warning from one of America’s most prominent progressive priests

Posted July 27th, 2015

Ferguson Will Never Come Back

Whatever the cause or causes of the crisis in Ferguson, five, ten …

Posted August 18th, 2014

Teachout: Why The DIA Should Be Saved

The Wall Street Journal‘s Terry Teachout says it’s not enough for supporters …

Posted August 3rd, 2013

Must Pensioners Suffer For Art?

Peter Schjeldahl, the art critic of The New Yorker, is sad about …

Posted July 27th, 2013

Culture And A City’s Future

Continuing the conversation about the role local culture plays in the economic …

Posted July 24th, 2013

‘Speramus Meliora. Resurget Cineribus.’

I am a sucker for decline-and-fall narratives, mostly, I think, because I …

Posted July 24th, 2013

Did Detroit Just Die?

The City of Detroit has gone bankrupt.¬†From the Times: For Detroit, the …

Posted July 18th, 2013

Black Flight

A few months ago on this blog, we had a long comments …

Posted June 17th, 2013

Selling Detroit’s Patrimony

Virginia Postrel makes the case for the city of Detroit selling off …

Posted June 11th, 2013

Firewalling Art In Detroit

The Detroit Free Press reports that the cash-strapped city, which owes $15 …

Posted May 24th, 2013

Can A Place Cease To Exist?

Just down the hill from where I live sits the former town …

Posted May 15th, 2013