Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “economics”

Is China Over?

Yes, says US journalist, who sees corruption and an authoritarian culture stifling progress

Posted November 23rd, 2014

Among Britain’s White Working Class

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

Posted June 19th, 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

Downtonomics

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

Posted February 12th, 2014

Among The Neoreactionaries

Matt K. Lewis takes a look at a very small but noisy …

Posted January 6th, 2014

Paul Ryan Gets The Holy Ghost

Has Pope Francis effected something of a conversion within GOP wonkster-in-chief Paul …

Posted December 23rd, 2013

Why The Left Can’t Speak To ‘The Dream Life Of America’

From an interview with the gay Catholic novelist Richard Rodriguez: Let me …

Posted December 19th, 2013

Stability Vs. Mobility

Several of you have sent along Timothy Noah’s essay about declining mobility …

Posted October 21st, 2013

When The Money Runs Out

Robert J. Samuelson says the current standoff in Washington is probably the …

Posted October 14th, 2013

A Pope Francis Question

What if his interview had gone like this?: “We cannot insist only …

Posted September 19th, 2013

Millennials And Paying The Rent

In the Lazy Millennials thread below, Stef comments: The parallel I’m drawing …

Posted August 6th, 2013

The Genius Of Albert O. Hirschman

Ever heard of him? I hadn’t, until I read Malcolm Gladwell’s review …

Posted July 2nd, 2013

The Air We Breathe

Theologian Chris Roberts, commenting on the First Things discussion over capitalism between …

Posted May 10th, 2013

Home Economics

Peter J. Leithart contends that social conservatives concerned about the fragmentation and …

Posted May 10th, 2013

Gégé, France, & Envy

Lauren Collins explores the psychology of France and money through the bizarre …

Posted February 19th, 2013

Family & Economy, Left & Right

Ross Douthat points to a Foreign Affairs essay that comes at the …

Posted December 7th, 2012

Individualism Uber Alles

Jonathan V. Last identifies a trend with huge potential effects: Today, the …

Posted December 3rd, 2012